Denis Clohisy, MD

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Denis Clohisy, MD

Professor and Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member of the Masonic Cancer Center
at the University of Minnesota
Department Head Board Member
Term Ending: 2013

Educational Summary

Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Fellowships: Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO (Pathology)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital, (Musculoskeletal Oncology) Boston, MA

UMPhysicians Involvement

  • Clinical Strategy Committee, Chair
  • Executive and Governance Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Participation as an invited guest to UMPhysicians strategic planning and focus groups to develop the current vision and mission statement
  • Orthopaedic CSU, Executive Committee (elected)

Professional Leadership

  • Orthopaedic Research Society, Board of Directors
  • Carpenter Nature Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Hudson Community Fund, Board of Directors
  • University of Minnesota CME Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Course, Faculty
  • University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Resident Education Committee
  • University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Residency Program, Director
  • University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Research Committee
  • Thesis Advisor (Chris Peters)
  • * MICaB PhD Examination Committee (David Sukovich)
  • * University of Minnesota Discharge Planning Task Force, Co-Chairman
  • * Department Head Search Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery
  • * Faculty Search Committee for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • * Medical School Research Work Group
  • Cancer Center, Clinical Trials Scientific Review and Monitoring Committee
  • University of Minnesota Cancer Center Tumor Bank, Executive Committee
  • Medical School Education Council, Finance and Effort Committee
  • Department Head Search Committee for Therapeutic Radiology
  • Graduate Medical Education Hospital Affiliation Work Group
  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Chairman
  • University of Minnesota Faculty Senate (elected)
  • Dean's Advisory Committee (elected)
  • University of Minnesota, Stem Cell Institute, Board of Directors
  • Academic Health Center Faculty Consultative Committee (elected)
  • Search committee for dean of U of M School of Dentistry
  • Search committee for director of Cancer Center
  • Search committee for department head of Department of Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Research Development Committee, Chairman
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Committee on Research, Quality Assessment of Technology, Member



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