Dr. Charles Saltzman, MD
Dr. Charles L. Saltzman
is working with Curza
to advise the company on antibiotic coatings for orthopedic implants and other medical devices.
Dr. Saltzman is a Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah, where he holds the LS Peery Presidential Endowed Chair and an adjunct Professorship in the Department of Bioengineering.
He attended Brown University, and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Michigan
and a Foot and Ankle Fellowship under the guidance of Dr. Kenneth A. Johnson at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.
He worked at the University of Iowa for 14 years eventually achieving the rank of Professor in three departments: Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy and Bioengineering.
In 2005 he joined the orthopaedic faculty at Utah, with an adjunct appointment in Bioengineering.
Dr. Saltzman has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications, 35 book chapters, and is co-editor of the textbook "Surgery of the Foot and Ankle".
Dr. Saltzman currently serves as a Directo of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chairman of the Managerial Board for Foot and Ankle International, Vice President of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies, and Vice President of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons.
He is a Past President of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and an Honorary Member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
current research interests are developing improved methods for patient reported outcomes assessment, developing risk models for predicting outcomes of orthopaedic care, treatment of ankle arthritis and improvement of mobility of amputees.
focus on the Curza SAB will be to help establish antimicrobial coatings on medical devices, assist in business development and scientific analysis.