Annual Asok K. Ray, MD, FRCS Lecture Series
Dr. Bruce D. Bonner
“The Multi-Disciplinary Management of Osteomyelitis:
A 20 year experience”
Saturday, November 17, 2012
8:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
BRUCE D. BROWNER, M.D., M.S. is Professor and Chairman Emeritus holding the Gray-Gossling Chair in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC) in Farmington, Connecticut. He is also the Residency Program Director
Director of the Department of Orthopaedics at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Browner was educated at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and has been on the faculty at the University of Maryland, University of Texas (Houston), and University of Connecticut. He has served twenty-seven years in the roles of Division Chief, Department Chair and Residency Program Director.
In addition to Dr. Browner’s academic and clinical activities, he has completed an executive leadership program, graduating from Harvard School of Public Health in June 2005 with a Master of Science in Health Care Management. As a member of the Bone and Joint Decade International Steering Committee, he participated in the development, international endorsement, and organization of the campaign to raise awareness of musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Browner has just completed nine years on the Board of Regents with the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He is a member of the Research and Optimal Patient Care Committee the Health Policy Steering Committee and its Quality Subcommittee, and the Surgical Specialty Society/Emergency Workforce Summit. He has represented the ACS on a National Quality Forum Advisory Panel on Bone Diseases.
A member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, he is involved with the Trauma Call Project Team, the Council on Advocacy, and the Council on Health Policy and Practice. He is past Chairman of the AAOS International Committee.
He is Past President of Orthopaedic Trauma Association, a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, American Orthopaedic Association, Academic Orthopaedic Society, Musculoskeletal Infection Society, and Association for Safe International Road Travel.
Dr. Browner is lead editor for Skeletal Trauma, the 54th edition presently underway, and also co-editor on the recently published Musculoskeletal Emergencies. He is also entering his twentieth year as Editor in Chief for Techniques in Orthopaedics. He also held an editorial position for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, “Emergency Care and Transport of the Sick and Injured”, 7th and 8th editions published in 1997 and 2001. Throughout his career, Dr. Browner has received numerous local, national and international honors and awards including The University of Connecticut’s Residency Educator of the Year in June 2006 and The Connecticut Orthopaedics Society’s 2003 Orthopaedist of the Year. He has been chosen one of Connecticut’s Top Doctors and recognizes as a Top National Surgeon on more than one occasion, and is included in both the national and international Who’s Who registries.
Professional interests include: Health Care Policy Issues, Medical Disaster Response, Emergency On-Call Workforce, and Prevention of Surgical Infections. Dr. Browner’s specialties include bone infection, Skeletal Trauma Reconstruction and Problem Fractures.