Vickie R. Driver, MS, DPM, FACFAS, has been appointed Director of Director, Clinical Research Limb Preservation and Wound Healing as well as Director of the National and International Research Fellowship Programs at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC). Dr. Driver also has been appointed associate professor of surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).
Dr. Driver has a distinguished career in the field of podiatric medicine and surgery, with a special emphasis on limb preservation and wound care. She is nationally and internationally regarded as a premiere clinician, surgeon, researcher and educator. As a dedicated researcher she has served as an investigator for more than 50 important multi-center randomized clinical trials, as well as developed and supervised multiple research fellowship positions. She is credited with the development and directorship of two major multidisciplinary limb preservation centers; one for the military in Washington State and one for Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, IL. She has co-authored over 60 articles, abstracts and manuscripts. Dr. Driver is quoted in all levels of medicine that pertain to preserving limbs in the high risk patient.
Earl Horowitz, DPM, 04-19-2011
Category: Business,Alternative Medicine,Education
Earl Horowitz has dedicated his practice to find the silver lining in every rain cloud that affects our profession. Excelling in many different areas of practice has made Dr. Horowitz a leader in the practice management movement in our profession for over 30 years. Dr. Horowitz's latest direction of practice is in Vascular Medicine. Learn if this sub-specialty is for you
Paul Kinberg, DPM, 04-12-2011
Dr. Paul Kinberg is a coding expert with 20+ years of experience. He is board certified by ABPS and by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review. He is on the medical staff of Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Kinberg has been president of Texas Podiatric Medical Assoc. He has received the distinguished service award from TPMA. Dr. Paul has been on the APMA coding committee from 1991-2002, 2003-2008 on the Health Policy Committee. Today he is the Chair of the Coding Committee. Dr Kinberg has been president of Div III of ACFAS and on the Board of Directors of ACFAS between 1994-1996. Currently, Dr. Kinberg is active in the field of quality assurance and utilization review serving as the podiatric consultant to Trailblazer Health Enterprises, the (J4) Medicare Administrative Carrier for Texas as a member of the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee. He also serves as a medical reviewer and sits on committees of several major insurance companies in Texas. In addition he has assisted various agencies of our federal government in medical review activities. This guy knows coding and compliance !!!!!
John F Grady, DPM, 04-05-2011
Dr. Grady is the recipient of the APMA 2010 Award of Excellence, the 2008 Midwest Distinguished Faculty Award, and the 2000 Alumnus of the Year Award from Rosalyn Franklin University.
Dr. Grady had been a former faculty member at the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalyn Franklin University (Director of Sports Medicine for eight years and Assistant Chairman of Orthopedics for eight years) until 1989. Dr. Grady has been directing the foot and ankle surgical residency in the VA Chicago Healthcare System for 24 years. In addition, Dr. Grady has been active in research and has had more than 25 publications. In addition to these things, Dr. Grady has been on the Midwest board (President in 1999) and he has been Scientific Chairman of the Midwest Podiatry Convention since 2001 and President of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association in 2000. He currently does committee work for the ABPOPPM and is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.