Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Yasutaka Tashiro wins 2018 JOSKAS Outstanding Young Investigator Award

Dr. Tashiro (Visiting Scholar ’17) was awarded the 2018 JOSKAS Outstanding Young Investigator Award at the 10th Annual meeting of Japanese Orthopaedic Society of Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine (JOSKAS2018) in Fukuoka, Japan, June 14-16, 2018.  Of his four presentations at JOSKAS2018, three papers presented ACL research conducted here at Pitt.

Dr. Tashiro recently served as a Visiting Scholar until March 31, 2017.  He returned to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Kyushu Rosai Hospital in Japan. 

Dr. Tashiro will continue to collaborate in new and ongoing research projects related to biomechanics of the knee and the ACL, and was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Pitt effective May 1, 2017.  

Congratulations, Dr. Tashiro!