Research Faculty—Orthopedic Surgery
Program Director/Department Chair: Stephen Albanese, MD
- Timothy Damron, MD
Radioprotectant strategies: pediatric growth plate. Treatment of Fractures in Pathology Bone, Reconstructive Alternatives: Limb-Sparing Sarcoma Surgery, Genetics of Pagetoid Osteosarcoma
- Jason Horton, PhD
Assistant ProfessorResearch Interests:
Skeletal development, maturation and maintenance; Mesenchymal stem cell biology; Radiobiology of skeletal tissues; Radiosensitization of pediatric musculoskeletal sarcoma.
- Kenneth Mann, PhD
Micro-mechanics of implant interfaces; damage evolution of joint replacements and biomaterials; in vivo models of tumor osteolysis and prediction of fracture risk; general orthopedic biomechanics.
- Megan Oest, PhD
Associate ProfessorResearch Interests:
Radiation damage to bone and progenitor cells; mechanical regulation of bone cell behavior; osteoclast lineage cells; orthopedic tissue engineering.
- Nathaniel Ordway, MS, PE
Research Assistant ProfessorResearch Interests:
Clinical and experimental spine biomechanics; Motion analysis and functional assessment
- Frederick Werner, MME, PE
Experimental biomechanics of the upper and lower extremities as related to the function of normal, diseased and surgically repaired soft tissues and joints.