Dr. Robert LaPrade awarded the 2015 University of Maine Alumni Career Award. The University of Maine Alumni Awards recognize service, leadership, and achievement. Graduate of the Class of 1981, Dr. LaPrade received his Bachelors of Science in Forest Engineering with highest distinctions.
Dr. LaPrade has made an impact in sports medicine. Dedicated to orthopedic research, Dr. LaPrade is among a small group of physicians and researchers who have published over 200 peer reviewed studies. Many of the current anatomic-based knee reconstructions used around the world was designed and tested based upon Dr. LaPrade’s research.