The OARSI Strategic Alliance Committee (SAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Felix Eckstein as OARSI National Ambassador in Austria. Felix Eckstein, MD, is the Research Professor & Head Department of Imaging-based & Functional Musculoskeletal Research at the Institute of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg. Felix has been a long-standing member of OARSI and an innovator of imaging technologies in the field of OA research. Through his OA research network connections in Austria, Felix looks forward to promoting OARSI activities, and will be instrumental in bringing more attention to OARSI in Austria particularly as the 2024 World Congress on Osteoarthritis will be held in Vienna. He is dedicated to expanding the base of early career investigators and other researchers to participate in OARSI educational opportunities and to become OARSI members.
The SAC and OARSI leadership are very pleased to have Felix take on this role and look forward to working together. Congratulations!
Gun-il Im, MD, PhD
George R. Dodge, PhD
OARSI Chair, Strategic Alliance Committee