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President

by Nicholas Stergiou President Dear ASB Members, With the rising temperatures, and the greenness and colorfulness of nature around us, there is a strong sense that we are finally turning the corner with the pandemic. The CDC guidelines are getting friendlier and...

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Student Corner

by Evan Dooley Student Representative   Hello again, from your student representative, Evan Dooley. The student committee has been hard at work over the winter working on interesting professional development opportunities and starting to get ready for the ASB...

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Membership Secretary

by Katherine Saul Secretary As I wrap up my term as Secretary, I want to thank the membership for giving me the opportunity to serve the Society in this role. It has been an honor to work to support ASB, get to know more of the membership, and improve operations. I...

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Treasurer

by Jill Higginson Treasurer There are a few items to report from the Treasurer’s remote desktop: We are in a strong financial position with a balance of $145,334 in our operating budget and $269,771 in long-term investments. Thank you for renewing your memberships! We...

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Education Chair

by Louis DiBerardino Education Chair   As the world slowly returns to normal, I’m hopeful that our society will also return to normal! As the chair of our Education Committee, I’ve seen first-hand how much COVID-19 has affected travel, conference planning,...

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Past President

by Michelle Sabick Past President I will pass my Past-President’s baton to Nick Stergiou in August at our annual meeting, so this is my last newsletter column as a member of the ASB Executive Board. I am pleased to have been able to have serve ASB over the past three...

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Meeting Chair

by Young-Hui Chang Meeting Chair   Hello fellow ASB members, although we are still dealing with a global pandemic, so far 2021 seems to have provided some hope of a light at the end of a very dark 2020 tunnel. We still have a long way to go, but vaccines are...

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Awards Chair

by Melissa Morrow Awards Chair   Once again in my second year as Awards Chair, it was an honor to oversee the management and selection of the 2021 ASB award winners. The applicants were exceptional, and I congratulate all of the winners on their accomplishments....

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Program Chair

by Alena Grabowski Program Chair     I’m very excited about the virtual ASB 2021 scientific program and look forward to virtually seeing everyone in August. The program committee and I have developed interactive programming that is focused on delivering...

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President Elect

by Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler President Elect As we are about to hold our second virtual Annual Meeting and make transitions in the ASB Executive Board at the end of the Meeting, I would like to take this opportunity to thank those that were involved. Many thanks to...

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Communications Chair

by Tarang Jain Communications Chair   Summer greetings from Flagstaff, Arizona. We will all be getting together/sharing research at the vASB 2021 conference and similar to previous years, our webpage, Facebook page, and Twitter feed will become more active with...

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Diversity Chair

by Ajit Chaudhari Diversity Chair Greetings from the ASB Diversity Committee—we hope you are having a relaxing summer and are able to recharge as we continue our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Our committee has been busy! While we are meeting virtually again...

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National Biomechanics Day

by Paul DeVita, Lisa MacFadden, and Felipe Carpes NBD Board of Directors   Hello to all our ASB Friends and Colleagues, As the world awakens, we all emerge a bit differently than we were one and a half years ago. National Biomechanics Day has also changed and now...

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2022 NACOB Congress

by Jason Franz Program Chair Elect   Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Our 2021 annual meeting is going to be an exceptional opportunity to reconnect and gain inspiration from the hard work and discoveries of our friends, colleagues, and trainees. But,...

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Newsletter Editor

by William Ledoux Editor   After 9 years on the ASB executive board, this is my final newsletter; counting the 8+ years I helped previous editors, I have been involved in about half of the total ASB newsletters. It is time for a change! As such, I am stepping...

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