Manohar M. Panjabi, Ph.D., Dr.Tech., professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation and professor of mechanical engineering, received the Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine for his “major contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of spinal disorders.” Panjabi, an expert on spinal trauma, has been at Yale since 1971. He has published over 295 original research articles, two books and 50 book chapters.