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August 29, 2003

Christian M. Ogilvie, MD, Appointed Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

(Philadelphia, PA) - Christian M. Ogilvie, MD, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Ogilvie's clinical work focuses on orthopaedic oncology, or musculoskeletal tumor surgery. His research interests focus on clinical outcomes of limb-salvage surgery. He earned his MD from the University of Minnesota in 1996, and prior to his appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Ogilvie was a fellow in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery at the University of Toronto. His awards include the Sulzer Growth Factor Research Award from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and a medical student research grant from the Minnesota Medical Foundation.

Ogilvie's research has appeared in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and The Journal of Orthopaedic Research. He has presented research to the Orthopaedic Research Society and Musculoskeletal Tumor Society.

He is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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