Weinstein with Xrays
Stuart Weinstein, MD

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital orthopedic surgeon Stuart Weinstein, MD, and UI Carver College of Medicine research scientist Lori Dolan, PhD, have devoted their careers to following patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Their paper summarizing their research was selected as the winner of the prestigious 2015 Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award, the highest award in orthopedic clinical research given in the United States.

"Our research has profoundly changed clinical practice of the physicians treating patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and has given patients and parents a solid evidence base upon which to make informed, patient-centered choices," says Weinstein. Learn more.

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