Qing Jiang, MD, PhD

The center of Diagnosis and Treatment for Joint Disease, Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Prof. Qing Jiang is the Director and Professor of the center of Diagnosis and Treatment for Joint Disease, Drum Tower Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, as well as the Vice President of the Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. Dr. Jiang received his M.D. degree in the Department of Clinical Medicine, Nanjing Medical University and Ph.D candidate in the Institute of Sports Medicine, The 3rd School of Clinical Medicine, Beijing Medical University.

After completing his M.D. degree joined the faculty at Drum Tower Hospital and is currently Orthopaedic Surgeon in Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University and an active member of Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstrution Service. He also does scientific research on stem cell and genetic study for bone and joint disease. Dr. Jiang is expert in total hip arthroplasty with congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH) with dysplasia of acetabulum (DA), total knee arthroplasty with high degree flexion deformity, and revision total knee arthroplasty with infection. He is also good at the diagnosis and treatment of sports injury of professional athletics.

Dr. Jiang serves on several societies, Routine Diretor of Sports Science Association of Jiangsu province, Committee of Chinese medical association orthopedics branch of jiangsu province, Member of the standing committee of sports medicine branch of China Sports Science Institute, Out - reach executive committee of the international association of osteoarthritis (OARSI), Chairman of Chinese Osteoarthritis Society, Board of Director of Chinese Adult Reconstruction society, etc.

Freddie H. Fu, MD, D.Sc. (Hon.), D.Ps. (Hon.)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr. Freddie H. Fu is the David Silver Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Fu specializes in Sports Medicine and holds secondary appointments as Professor of Physical Therapy, Health & Physical Activity, and Mechanical Engineering and serves as the Head Team Physician for the University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department. In 1999, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Point Park University, an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Chatham University, and in 2010 was appointed Distinguished Service Professor by the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Fu graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1974 and received his BMS in 1975 from Dartmouth Medical School. He earned his medical degree in 1977 from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his general surgery internship at Brown University. He returned to the University of Pittsburgh for an orthopaedic research fellowship and to complete his orthopaedic residency training. During that time, Dr. Fu was an AO International Fellow at the Hannover Trauma Center in Germany and an arthroscopic surgery fellow in East Lansing, Michigan. In 1984, Dr. Fu was selected as an AOA North American Traveling Fellow. As an ESSKA-AOSSM Sports Medicine Travelling Fellow in 1988, he visited over 30 sports medicine centers in Europe.

Dr. Fu’s major research interest lies in anatomic ACL reconstruction, clinical outcomes, and bioengineering of sports-related problems. Dr. Fu has been honored with over 260 professional awards and honors, made over 1150 national and international presentations, co-authored 173 books chapters, is an author of over 570 peer-reviewed articles, and edited 30 major orthopaedic textbooks.

Dr. Fu is the Founding Editor of Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine having previously served as Editor-in-Chief. In addition, he sits on the Editorial Boards for American Journal of Sports Medicine, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, European Journal of Trauma (Section Editor on Sports Injuries), Isokinetics and Exercise Science, Journal of Dance Medicine & Science, Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association), Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society), Journal of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, and Arthroscopy (KSSTA), Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, Orthopedics Today, Sports Medicine (International Editorial Board), and OrthoEvidence. He also serves as a reviewer for American Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Bone & Joint Diseases: Index & Reviews, Indian Journal of Sports Traumatology and Allied Sciences, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Journal of Orthopaedic Techniques, and Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (KSSTA).

Dr. Fu oversees one of the top and most ethnically and gender-diversified orthopaedic residency training programs in the country which attracts the best and brightest young surgeons/researchers from the US and abroad. For this, he received the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Diversity Award. In recognition of his national and international achievements, he has received the Lifetime/Honorary Membership from The European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, the 2014 Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the George D. Rovere Award on behalf of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and most recently, the Masaki Watanabe Award on behalf of the Japanese Orthopaedic Society of Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine.

Shiro Ikegawa, MD, PhD

Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

Dr. Ikegawa, a specialist in orthopaedic surgery, is the head of the Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases at the RIKEN Center for IMS (Integrated Medical Sciences), as well as the Director of Japanese Society of Human Genetics.

Dr. Ikegawa earned his MD and Ph.D. from Faculty of Medicine, Univ. Tokyo. From 1991 to 1995, Dr Ikegawa worked as a surgeon and became a Chief surgeon in 1992 at the Department of Orthopaedics, National Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (NRCDC). He was the Assistant Professor of Institute of Medical Science, Univ. Tokyo(1995-2000). At present, he is the the head of the Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases, RIKEN Center for IMS (Integrated Medical Sciences).

His other appointments include being the Director of Japanese Society of Human Genetics; Executive Board member, EAUHGS (East Asian Union of Human Genetics; Honorary professor, Dept. Biochemistry, Hong Kong Univ; Visiting professor, Yokohama City Univ; Visiting professor, Taipei Medical School; Concurrent professor, School of Medicine, Nanjing Univ; Visiting lecturer, Hiroshima Univ. Dental. School; Visiting lecturer. Kyoto Univ, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences etc. In 2009, he was appointed by the Raine Medical Foundation, Univ. of Western Australia as the Raine Visiting Professorship. He has been awarded the Basic Research Award in 2012 and Japan Society of Human Genetics Award,and RIKEN Center for IMS Award in 2013.