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Media Outlets Highlight Study by Orthopaedic Resident Dr. Colin Ackerman on Patient Perception of Cigarette, E-Cigarette Use and Healing of Bone Fractures

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Colin T. Ackerman, MD, a resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, is the lead author of a new study examining how patients perceive traditional cigarette use and e-cigarette use and their impact on the healing of bone fractures. The study was released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Virtual Education Experience and was covered by outlets including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Arizona Republic, and Morningstar.