100+ Podiatric Medicine Case Studies, Research Projects, And Clinical Trials To Be Showcased In Vegas

Jul 17, 2013, 09:00 ET from American Podiatric Medical Association

Today's podiatrists present podiatric breakthroughs at APMA's Annual Scientific Meeting

(The National) July 2125

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest advancements in podiatric medicine will be on display during the poster abstract session at the American Podiatric Medical Association's Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), at the Sands Expo Convention Center July 23. A popular presentation method at research and clinical meetings, the poster abstract presentation allows podiatric physicians from around the world to discuss data findings with both visuals and text.

"The National's diverse and comprehensive poster abstract submissions are just a snapshot of the exciting advancements happening within our profession," said Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, APMA president and meeting moderator.  "Not only is this an opportunity for intriguing clinical dialogue among seasoned practitioners, it also allows our young investigators to present their work at the nation's premier foot and ankle conference."

Poster abstracts at The National will focus on everything from Antibiotic Bone Graft Treatment to Effects of Orthotics on Pregnancy- Related Changes in Foot Morphology.  See the complete listing of poster abstracts.

"The poster abstract presentation is an event not to be missed for anyone interested in the foot and ankle," said Dr. Garoufalis. "This session and so many others bring attendees unique value, cutting-edge resources, and unparalleled access to the podiatric medical community."  

In addition to the poster abstracts presentation, other highlights of APMA's Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) include opening session speaker Summer Sanders, four-time Olympic medalist and national spokesperson for the Rethink Varicose Veins campaign and international expert on falls prevention, Dr. Hylton Menz speaking about the role of podiatric medicine in falls prevention.

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To attend The National and receive a press badge, please contact ahberard@apma.org. For additional details about The National, visit www.apma.org/thenational.   

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is the nation's leading professional organization for today's podiatrists. Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) are qualified by their education, training, and experience to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg. APMA has 53 state component locations across the United States and its territories, with a membership of more than 12,000 podiatrists. All practicing APMA members are licensed by the state in which they practice podiatric medicine. For more information, visit www.apma.org.

SOURCE American Podiatric Medical Association