Associate Provost Recognized for Orthopedic Research

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

December 7, 2016

Susan Chubinskaya, PhD, the Ciba-Geigy Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Pediatrics, has been selected to receive the 2017 Orthopaedic Research Society Women’s Leadership Award. A long-time researcher in orthopedics, Chubinskaya is also the associate provost of faculty affairs at Rush University.

The ORS Women’s Leadership Award is given every year to recognize a woman biologist, clinician or engineer who, throughout her professional lifetime, has made significant contributions to the understanding of the musculoskeletal system and musculoskeletal diseases and injuries.

Chubinskaya’s research specifically focuses on growth factors and bone morphogenetic proteins in cartilage repair and regeneration, post-traumatic osteoarthritis and biologic approaches to cartilage repair

She will receive the award at the annual meeting of the ORS in San Diego next year.