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Principal Investigator: Jason Stoneback, MD

Research in the Trauma Program focuses on management of complex orthopedic conditions resulting from traumatic accidents in children and adults. Specific areas of interest include the treatment of fractures, limb deformities, musculoskeletal infections, and acute sports-related injuries. The Trauma Program is currently involved in two large, multicenter studies investigating the clinical management of pediatric musculoskeletal infections and pediatric floating knee injuries.

Anastasiya Trizno and Dr. Jason Stoneback at the Greeley Stampede (above right) conducting field research on rodeo for the Research in Sports Medicine (RSM) theme issue titled “Kids in Adventure and Extreme Sports: Too Risky”. Dr. Stoneback is also a staff physician for the Justin Sports Medicine Team dedicated to providing medical care to rodeo athletes.

Dr. Stoneback and the Children’s Orthopaedic Trauma and Infection Consortium for Evidence Based Study (CORTICES) Group met at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas on January 8th, 2017 to discuss the progress made in the pediatric musculoskeletal infections multi-center research study.

The following institutions comprise the CORTICES: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Texas Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Rady Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Carolinas Healthcare System/Levine Children’s Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta