Meet Our Team
Our dedicated team brings passion, expertise, and commitment to driving the organizational mission forward. With their guidance and strategic vision, we're shaping a better future to continue growing hte organization. Discover the inspiring individuals leading the charge towards positive change.
Lauren Kulp, Esq., LCSW
Meet Lauren Kulp, a devoted leader who has spent years supporting our organization. Continuing her late mother and previous executive director Brenda's legacy, she passionately drives our mission of education and research in ortho trauma. In addition to overseeing the day to day operations of the foundation, Lauren works with our committees to ensure top-notch faculty, outstanding educational content, and superb event management, fueling our vision for delivering a top continuing education conference each year. As a licensed attorney, Lauren brings invaluable expertise in providing legal guidance, ensuring business compliance, and maintaining regulatory oversight.
Ashlyn Zebrowski, MS
Introducing our Co-Executive Director, Ashlyn Zebrowski, who brings extensive experience in orthopaedic product and medical technology research and development. Passionate about bridging academia and industry, Ashlyn forges impactful partnerships to foster organizational growth. As the organization's technology lead, Ashlyn heads website development, technology integration, and leverages her financial acumen to support business budgeting. With a keen interest in research and healthcare, Ashlyn provides invaluable support to our research organization, innovation goals, and outreach initiatives.
Meet our exceptional Communications Associate, Lucy Hill, the creative force behind our organization's online presence. From captivating social media posts and engaging content to brochure development and faculty bios, she spearheads our marketing initiatives and expands our reach on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and beyond. With her dedication to faculty, membership, and audience outreach, she plays a pivotal role in raising our organization's visibility and fostering its continued growth.
Meet Our Board
SEFC Board President - 2023 - 2025
David Weiss, MD
Dr. David Weiss is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Weiss directs the Orthopaedic Trauma Division at UVA. Dr. David Weiss is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. His research interests include fractures of the proximal and distal tibia.
SEFC Board Vice President - 2023 - 2025
Lisa Cannada, MD
Dr. Lisa Cannada is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, mentor, and advocate for women pursuing careers in orthopedics or trauma surgery. She is also the co-founder of Speak Up Ortho, an initiative to increase awareness of bias, inequities, and harassment within orthopaedic surgery.
Joseph Hsu, MD
Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center
Joseph R. Hsu, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in limb lengthening, deformity correction, osseointegration, and trauma. He is the Vice Chair of Quality of Atrium Health's Musculoskeletal Institute, Professor of orthopaedic trauma and Director of the limb lengthening and deformity program.
Planning Committee Advisor
Scott Broderick, MD
Dr. Scott Broderick is an orthopaedic traumatologist who specializes in the care of patients with severe musculoskeletal injuries and fractures, as well as fractures with complications such as malunions and nonunions. He is an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and adjunct assistant professor at Clemson University.
Larry Webb, MD
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Dr. Larry Webb is a co-founder of the Southeastern Fracture Consortium Foundation. He is an orthopedist in Winston Salem, North Carolina and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
William Obremskey, MD
Dr. William Obremskey is an orthopedic surgeon and professor with Vanderbilt Health. Dr. Obremskey's research interests are in high-quality, well-designed, clinical outcome projects. Vanderbilt has become the lead center and is participating in several international and national multi-center research endeavors.
Shepard Hurwitz, MD
Dr. Hurwitz has been on numerous AAOS and AOA committees as well as committees for the ORS, OTA and AOFAS. He was a past president of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, SEFC, and the Executive Director of the ABOS (2007-2016).
Board Member; Planning Committee Co-Chair
Russell Norris, MD
Dr. Russell Norris is a program chair for the 2023 and 2024 Southeastern Fracture Symposiums. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in North Carolina for ECU Health.
Board Member; Planning Committee Co-Chair
Jason Halvorsen, MD
Atrium Health - Wake Forest Baptist
Dr. Jason Halvorson is a program chair for the 2024 and 2025 Southeastern Fracture Symposiums. He is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at Atrium Health - Wake Forest Baptist. He treats fractures, trauma, non-unions, pelvic and acetabular surgery, and fracture management.