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Engineering’s Clare Rimnac receives Distinguished Investigator Award for orthopaedic research

Clare RimnacClare Rimnac, the Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received the ORS/OREF Distinguished Investigator Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.

The award honors individuals with long-standing productive careers in orthopaedic research. Awardees have compiled a record of innovative research as evidenced by publications, presentations and sustained research support, as well as outstanding mentorship of research trainees, service to the professional community and exemplified academic collegiality.

Rimnac will be honored among the 2017 ORS award recipients at the society’s annual meeting in San Diego in March.