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Worthy of Note Dr. Armstrong Keynotes 45-Nation Symposium in Cuba David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD, MD, professor of surgery and director of the University of Arizona’s Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, was the keynote speaker at the Inter- national Diabetic Foot Symposium held in December 2012 in Cuba. More than a dozen lecturers presented at the event, which was attended by delegates from 45 countries. “I am honored to have played a part in this terrific symposium,” said Dr. Armstrong. “To share the stage with so many luminaries and with delegates trying to make a difference worldwide is truly inspiring.” The symposium, held every two years, highlights the work of Havana’s Center for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. n American Geriatrics Society Honors Dr. Helfand with Distinguished Service Award From left: David G. Armstrong, DPM; Professor Luigi Uccioli (Tor Vergata, Rome); and Luis Herrera, Director General, CIGB and Member of Parliament, during a break at the International Diabetic Foot Symposium. Podiatry Live Life the Way it Should Be! Join our busy, well-established practice and work with our seasoned support staff. We are seeking a hard-working, ethical and personable podiatrist to provide quality, comprehensive patient care in state-of-the-art facilities. This wonderful opportunity offers competitive compensation and a full complement of benefits. • Surgical opportunity • Physical therapy and radiology on site • Excellent referral base • Epic EMR • JCAHO accredited hospital • Physician-owned and governed Marshalltown, Iowa has a wonderful small-town feel yet boasts all the big-city amenities. With one of the highest-rated school systems in the nation, close proximity to several major metropolitan cities and numerous parks and recreation, Marshalltown is a perfect place to live and work. Contact Doug Kenner 866.670.0334 or dkenner@mountainmed.net EOE/AA Employer 48 APMA News February 2013 The American Geriatrics Society presented Arthur E. Helfand, DPM, with its Distinguished Service Award at its annual meeting in December 2012. The award was given in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the mission of the society. Dr. Helfand, a founder who served 14 years as a member of the board of directors of the Eastern Pennsylvania–Delaware Valley Geriatrics Society, is also a past president. He currently serves as the treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and completed three years as board chair. Dr. Helfand is professor emeritus at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and a member of the honorary staffs of Temple University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He serves as a consultant to Temple University’s Institute on Aging and is past adjunct professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. n Gateway to Care Elects Dr. Lepow to Board Gary M. Lepow, DPM, has been elected to the board of Gateway to Care. The organization’s mission is to facilitate access to adequate health care for uninsured and underinsured patients by establishing a mechanism for health-care agencies, health service-related coalitions, and advocacy groups to coordinate common administrative and service delivery requirements to provide a seamless service delivery system. Dr. Lepow, an associate clinical professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, is the founder and director of the podiatry service of Harris Health System in Houston. The podiatry service recently expanded to include a program for homeless patients. Dr. Lepow is the senior partner of Lepow Foot & Ankle Specialists. n

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of APMA News - February 2013

APMA News - February 2013
President’s Message
Table of Contents
Keeping Boots on the Ground: Podiatric Physicians in the Military
Catch Comedian Tom Cotter at The National Opening Session
Annual Meeting Sponsors
State Advocacy in Focus: Sowing Grassroots Advocacy
APMA Staff Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Time Capsule
Social Media 101: Strategies for Today’s Podiatrist
2012 Podiatric Practice Survey: Year of Graduation from Podiatric Medical College by Practice Arrangement Type
Reimbursement
Federal Advocacy Forum
APMAPAC Chair Report
IT Consultant
Website Wisdom
Small Business 101
Seeking Award Nominations
CPME Update
Resolutions Deadlines
Call for Abstracts
In Short
Worthy of Note
Call for Abstracts
List of Affi liated Organizations
Insurance Advisor
New Members
Death Notices
APMAPAC Update
Development Update
Classifi ed Advertising
Dates to Remember
Advertising Index
10 Questions
Your APMA
2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Preliminary Program

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