Top Area Hand Surgeon to Lecture at Chestnut Hill College
Randall W. Culp, M.D. to Speak at Spring Biomedical Lecture
Release Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Randall W. Culp, M.D., award-winning surgeon and hand
and wrist consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies, will present the lecture
"Hand Surgery Challenges in 2009," at Chestnut Hill College on
Wednesday, March 11, at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. Chestnut
Hill College is located at 9601 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.
Dr. Culp, associate professor of orthopedic, hand and
microsurgery at Thomas Jefferson University, will discuss what a hand surgeon
does, what challenges lay ahead in the field of hand surgery, and what the
future holds for the specialty. He will explain different problems that can
affect the hand and wrist, including arthritis, fractures, and trauma, and
explain how they can be treated. Dr. Culp will also share experiences from his
recent week-long trip to Honduras as a part of a medical mission, emphasizing
the importance of giving back to the local and international community.
After earning his medical degree from Penn State
University, Dr. Culp went on to complete multiple residencies, internships and
fellowships in hand and orthopedic surgery. He was named one of the area’s “Top
Doctors” in the field of hand surgery by Philadelphia Magazine, and has received
numerous awards for performance and research. He is the recipient of the George
B. Archer Award (chemistry award); The Upjohn Award (excellence in creative
scholarship); The Resident/Fellow Scholar Award (excellence in research); The
Deforest Willard Award (University of Pennsylvania award for outstanding
performance); The Meyerding Award (excellence in fracture care); the Navy
Achievement Medal (service in the Persian Gulf War); and the Humanitarian
Service Medal (service during the San Francisco earthquake).
Dr. Culp’s lecture, which is free and open to the
public, is part of the Chestnut Hill College Department of Biology and Natural
Science’s Annual Biomedical Seminar Series. For more information, please contact
Dr. Lakshmi Atchison at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215.248.7159.