Young-Min Kwon, an orthopedic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor in orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School, was awarded the 2011 Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award for his research paper titled “Evidence-Based Approach in Understanding ‘Pseudotumors’ in Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements.”

The award, given by the Kappa Delta sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, is presented to scientists who are helping to close the gap between basic research and clinical medicine. Kwon will receive $20,000.

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