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Morcuende to Participate in Ponseti Method Training in Israel

Jose Morcuende, MD, PhD, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and chief medical director of Ponseti International Association, will be among a team of experts leading instruction on the Ponseti Method for correcting clubfoot in Haifa, Israel, this week.

Ponseti International Association is presenting the training course to 20 Israeli and 15 Palestinian orthopaedic surgeons at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa September 22 and 23.

Morcuende will be part of a team of experts from around the world teaching the method developed by the late Ignacio V. Ponseti, MD, while he was a professor at UI Hospitals and Clinics and the UI Carver College of Medicine.

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