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Boyer elected to orthopedic surgery board

Martin I. Boyer, MD, the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been named a director-elect for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a nonprofit organization that establishes standards for the education of orthopedic surgeons.

Boyer will serve a 10-year term on the 21-member ABOS board, whose directors are chosen from among nominated members of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

A specialist in hand and microvascular surgery, Boyer has been on the Washington University faculty since 1997. He treats patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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