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ONLINE STORIES & PUBLICATIONS
2018 Mission Trip Review - San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. The Podiatry Institute Website, 2018.
Smallwood, Taylor. "Going to Kathmandu: Medical Mission." Juniata (Magazine); Juniata College, 2017 Fall-Winter, p54, 2017.
2016 Mission Trip Review - Kathmandu, Nepal. The Podiatry Institute Website, 2016.
Inspirational stories shared at Talk & Taste. MedShare website, 2015.
Litchfield, S. Making an impact: Local podiatric surgeon travels to Nepal to perform foot and ankle surgeries. The Marietta Daily Journal. July 19, 2015.
Kihm CA. Dr. Kihm: Nepal mission trip. Village Podiatry Website, 2015.
2015 Mission Trip Review - Kathmandu, Nepal. The Podiatry Institute Website, 2015.
King SE. Health & Wellness: Keep your feet healthy and happy. Atlanta Best Self Magazine. March, 2013.
2012 Mission Trip Review - Kathmandu, Nepal. The Podiatry Institute Website, 2012.
2011 Mission Trip Review - Kathmandu, Nepal. The Podiatry Institute Website, 2011.
professional honors & awards
Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery; American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Middletown Area High School (Middletown, PA) Commencement Speaker, 2019.
Young Alumni Achievement Award Recipient, Juniata College, 2018.
Who's Who in America. Marquis Who's Who, 71st Edition; 2018.
APMA Social Media Champion, Committee Member, 2018.
Kentucky State Representative, Young Physicians' Institute of the APMA. Franklin, TN, 2017.
Community Hero Award. Atlanta, Georgia, 2015. Presented by MedShare – a non-
profit organization that recovers surplus medical supplies and equipment from U.S.
hospitals and manufactures, and redistributes them to needy hospitals in developing
Second Place, Student Chapter Poster Exhibit, American College of Foot and Ankle
Surgeons (ACFAS) 67th Annual Scientific Conference; Washington D.C. 2009.
First Place, $500 Recipient of the Foundation for Podiatric Medicine’s Nationwide
Podiatry Video Contest, 2009.
First Place, $15,000 Recipient of the Frank Martino, DPM Memorial Scholarship,
awarded by the Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh, 2008.
American Podiatric Medical Students’ Association Scholarship, 2008.
E. Dalton McGlamry, DPM Scholarship, awarded by TUSPM, 2008.
Manning Smith, DPM Memorial Scholarship Fund, awarded by TUSPM 2008.
Third Place, Student Chapter Poster Exhibit, ACFAS 66 th Annual Scientific
Conference; Long Beach, CA. 2008.
First Place, $15,000 Recipient of the Andrew Graciano Jr., DPM Memorial
Scholarship, awarded by the Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh, 2007.
J. David Derr Scholarship, awarded by TUSPM, 2007.
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Scholarship awarded by the New
York State Podiatric Medical Association, 2007.
Third Place, Student Chapter Poster Exhibit, ACFAS 65 th Annual Scientific
Conference; Orlando, FL. 2007.
TUSPM Academic Scholarship, 2006.
TUSPM Merit Scholarship, 2005.
Arnold J. Tilden Alumni Award, awarded by Juniata College, 2005.
Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship – Pinnacle Health Auxiliary, 2005.
Recognized in The Chancellor’s List, 2005-2006, the highest academic honor to
which graduate students can aspire.
Recognized in the 2005 and 2009 editions of Who’s Who Among Students in
American Universities & Colleges.
Recognized in The National Dean’s List, 2005.
Intern of the Month Award (October 2004), presented by Juniata College for my
performance in the TUSPM Gait Study Center.
Health Occupations Students of America Scholarship, 2002.
humanitarian & volunteer
Surgical Mission at Hospital Obras Sociales de Monsignor Gregorio Schaffer, San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. Sponsored by Fidalgo Island, WA Rotary Club, The Opal House and the Podiatry Institute. Mission Co-Leader and Volunteer Surgeon: March 2019. Volunteer Surgeon: March 2016 and March 2017.
Rotarian. Rotary Club of Louisville, Kentucky, 2018 - Current.
Appointed Young Physician Liaison. American Podiatric Medical Association, Physician's Recovery Network and Membership and Student Liaison Committee Chair member: March 2018-March 2019.
Healing the Children’s Foot and Ankle Surgical Medical Mission, Nepal Orthopedic Hospital (NOH), Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal. Mission Co-Coordinator and Surgeon: October 2013, March 2015, March 2016. Volunteer Surgeon: December 2011, November 2012.
Ambassador, MedShare’s Guatemala “Main Thing” Trip, March 6-11, 2016; assessed local hospitals and communities’ medical need; Guatemala City, Antigua, Panajachel, Tzununa, San Juan La Laguna and San Marcos, Guatemala.
Podiatry Extern with Rightfoot Podiatry; with Drs. Leah Cook (Ballina, Australia), Nick Cunningham (Byron Bay, Australia). March 2016.
Keynote Speaker, MedShare’s Southeast Talk & Taste Event, presented by Halyard Health. Atlanta, Georgia. September 24, 2015.
Established and Coordinated Donations following the Kathmandu, Nepal Earthquake, April 27, 2015. (40’x20’x10’container of supplies via MedShare).
“Free Orthopaedic Surgical Camp,” Foot and Ankle Team Surgeon. Organized by the NOH; Sponsored by Orthopaedic & Klinik Rosenberg of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Held at the District Hospital of Simkhet in Chainpur-Bajhang, Nepal, March 23-26, 2015.
Committee Co-chair. DeKalb Medical’s Podiatric Resident Course Series: Plastic Surgery; Decatur, Georgia, December 2011.
Clinical Instructor, The Podiatry Institute Monthly Post-Graduate Courses. Rearfoot and Forefoot Cadaver Workshops, Decatur, Georgia, 2009-2012.
Medical Staff, DeKalb Medical Charity Clinic, Decatur, Georgia, 2009-2012.
rESEARCH PRESENTATIONS & SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL ARTICLES
Kihm CA. PIPJ Arthrodesis Implants; Evidence from the Literature. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Sanibel Island, FL (November 2018).
Kihm CA. Stability of Distal 1st Met Osteotomies for HAV Repair. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Sanibel Island, FL (November 2018).
Troxell R, Kihm C. Giant rheumatoid synovial cyst of the plantar foot: review and case report. Podiatry Institute Update, 2018. Published in Orthopedics and Rheumatology Open Access Journal, 10(4); February 2018.
Kihm C. "2017 Review of our Journals: What's New." Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association, Lecture. Louisville, Kentucky. April 2018.
Kihm C. "Evaluation and management of pediatric podiatry patients." Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association, Lecture. Louisville, Kentucky. April 2018.
Kihm C, Boegel W. Removing stripped titanium screws from locking plate: technique and case report. Podiatry Institute Update, 2018.
Kihm CA. Calcaneal fracture management via a combination of approaches: double external fixation distraction with minimally-invasive and percutaneous repair. Podiatry Institute Update, 2017. Podiatry Institute Lecture, Pheonix, Arizona (April 2017). Georgia Podiatric Medical Association Lecture. Atlanta, GA (February 2018).
Kihm CA, Camasta CA. Drop hallux: assessment and surgical repair. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Atlanta, Georgia (April 2012); Sanibel Island, FL (November 2018). Published in the Journal of Foot and Surgery, 56(1):103-7, 2017.
Rundell JD, Sebag JA, Kihm C, Herpen RW, Vlahovic TC. Use of an external vibratory device as a pain management adjunct for injections of the foot and ankle. Presented at the APMA National Scientific Meeting, 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Poster Presentation. Published in the Foot and Ankle Online Journal, 9(4):6; December 31, 2016.
Kihm CA. Dislocation of the ankle joint: a review. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Atlanta, GA (April 2014); Georgia Podiatric Medical Association; Lecture. Atlanta, GA (February 2018).
Schwartz JM, Kihm CA, Camasta CA. Subtalar joint distraction arthrodesis to correct calcaneal valgus in pediatric tarsal coalition patients: a case report. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 54(6):1151-7, 2013. Presented at the ACFAS 70th Annual Scientific Conference, 2012. San Antonio, Texas. Poster Presentation.
Camasta CA, Kihm CA, Cass AD. In situ subtalar joint arthrodesis. Presented at the ACFAS 70th Annual Scientific Conference, 2012. San Antonio, Texas. Poster Presentation.
Smith TF, Kihm CA. Fifth Digit Surgery. In: McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 4th Edition, 2012.
Camasta CA, Kihm CA. Macrodactyly, Hemihyperplasia and the Dysmorphic First Ray. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Chicago, Illinois (December 2011).
Moon JL, Kihm CA, Perez D, Dowling L, Alder DC. Digital Arthrodesis: Current Fixation Techniques. Clinics of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; 28(2011) 769-83.
Kihm CA, Menke AJ. Epinephrine in digital foot surgery. Presented at the APMA National Scientific Meeting, 2011. Boston, Massachusetts. Poster Presentation.
Ravenell RA, Kihm CA, Lin AS, Garing FX. The offset v osteotomy vs. the modified Austin with a longer plantar arm: a comparison of mechanical stability. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery; 50(2011) 201-6.
Kihm CA. Local anesthetic considerations in podiatric surgery. Podiatry Institute Meeting; Lecture. Washington D.C.(November 2010), Atlanta, Georgia (March 2011), San Diego, California (September 2011), Louisville, Kentucky (April 2018), Sanibel Island, FL (November 2018).
Kihm CA. Local anesthetic toxic dose calculator. Published, The Podiatry Institute Website, 2010.
Butterworth P, Kihm C, Camasta C. Adult acquired flatfoot deformity due to spring ligament rupture. Presented at the Australian College of Podiatric Surgeons Scientific Seminar, 2010. Sydney, Australia. Poster Presentation.
Kihm C, Ogden Z, Camasta C. First metatarsophalangeal joint range of motion: what is necessary for normal gait? Presented at the APMA National Scientific Meeting, 2008. Honolulu, Hawaii. Poster Presentation.
McDonald P, Kihm C, Nimick C. Analysis of plantar pressures and gait characteristics in a post-surgical walking boot with and without a contralateral limb length adjustment device. Presented at the ACFAS 66th Annual Scientific Conference, 2008. Long Beach, California. Presented at the EMED Scientific Meeting, 2008. Dundee, Scotland. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Meeting, 2009. Denver, Colorado. Poster Presentation.
Kinchsular J, McDonald P, Babu N, Kihm C. Comparison of intermetatarsal angle correction, fixation stability and stiffness as a function of wedge resection for an oblique closing base wedged osteotomy of the first metatarsal. Presented at the ACFAS 65th Annual Scientific Conference, 2007. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.
Kihm C, Colarco J, Song J, Hillstrom H. Static and dynamic performance of a low cost tool for estimating barefoot plantar pressures. Presented at the Ninth Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Meeting, 2004. Lexington, Kentucky. Poster Presentation.