Collaborative Specialization in Musculoskeletal Health ResearchBone and Joint Institute

Program Alumni

Pardis Baha

The anatomy and kinematics of the hip joint: preventing post-operative complications after hip arthroscopy

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. James Dickey Kinesiology

Jasika Bashal



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Tom Appleton - Physiology and Pharmacology

Jacob Boudreau



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Joy MacDermid Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Jordan Broberg

"Comparison of Surgical Techniques for an Anatomically Designed Total Knee Replacement"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Matt Teeter - Medical Biophysics

Victor Carranza

"Development and Validation of a Finite Element Model to Simulate the Opening of a Medial Open Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Willing Mechanical and Materials Engineering

McKenzie Carter

McKenzie Carter

"Mechanobiological changes in synovial inflammation after altered loading of the knee joint"

Master's
Physiology and Pharmacology

Dominique Cava



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingham Physical Therapy

Anastasia Codirenzi



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Teeter Biophysics

Joshua Cohen



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Jayne Garland Physical Therapy

David Cunningham



MSc
Mentor: Dr. James Johnson Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Armaghan Dabbagh



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Joy MacDermid Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Luigi Del Sordo



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Tom Appleton Physiology & Pharmacology

Robert Dima

Robert Dima

"3DUS for knee osteoarthritis: a validation project"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Tom Appleton Physiology & Pharmacology

Callahan Doughty



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Willing Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Carla du Toit



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Emily Lalone Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Mohamad Fakhereddin

Mohamad Fakhereddin

"The Genetics of Pain: A prospective cohort study exploring the association between key genetic markers and the development of chronic pain following injury"

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Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Cole Fleet



MSc
Mentor: Dr. James Johnson Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Dale Fournier

"Radiographic and historical characterization of pathological mineralization of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Cheryle Seguin Physiology & Pharmacology

Sarah From



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Lauren Flynn Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Rochelle Furtado

"Measuring quality of life in patients with rotator cuff disorders"

MSc
Mentor: Dr. Joy MacDermid Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Alexandre Galley



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Willing Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Connor Gillis



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Lauren Flynn Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Qinli Guo



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Tom Appleton Pharmacology and Physiology

Mohammad Haddara

Mohammad Haddara

"Experimental Simulation of Active Finger Joint Motion with 4D CT Visualization"

PhD Candidate
Biomedical Engineering

Raneem Haddara



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Mentor: Dr. Emily Lalone Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Ermina Hadzic

"The role of IL-15 in Osteoarthritis"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Frank Beier Physiology and Pharmacology

Harvi Hart

"Gait retraining and foot orthoses for patellofemoral osteoarthritis: Effects on gait bomechanics, muscle recruitment and 3D weight-bearing imaging"

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingham Physical Therapy

Katherine Henning



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingham Physical Therapyt

Khaled Marwan Hijazi

"Optimization of 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstruction"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Amin Rizkalla Biomedical Engineering

Sydney Hitchon



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Willing Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Gregory Hong

"Improving MRI metal artifact near orthopedic implants"

PhD Candidate
Medical Biophysics

Jeffrey Hutchinson

"Investigating the effect of anabolic steroids on the intervertebral disc"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Cheryle Seguin Physiology and Pharmacology

Katelyn Inch



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Dianne Bryant Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Seva Ioussoufovitch

"Assessing Treatment Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis by Monitoring Joint Blood Flow"

PhD Candidate
Dr. Mamadou Diop Medical Biophysics

Morgan Jennings

"Validity and reliability of an e-visit for early post-operative visits following orthopaedic surgery"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Dianne Bryant Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Lauren Kelenc



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Dianne Bryant Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Zachary Koudys



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Teeter Medical Biophysics

Jan Kwan



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Gillies Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Aliyu Lawan

"Etiopathogenesis of vertebral endplate defects and their association with the occurrence and severity of back pain"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Michele Battie Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Iryna Liubchak



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Aaron Price Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Alex Lizotte



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ashley Lowndes

"Physiotherapist Referral Process at Discharge to Community Exercise Programs for Older Adult Patients with Hip/Knee OA, pre-/ post TJA, or Repaired Hip Fracture"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Denise Connelly Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Edward Madou



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Susan Hunter Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Hana Marmura



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Dianne Bryant Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Melika Meshkat



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Grol Physiology & Pharmacology

Christopher Millward



MSc
Biomedical Engineering

Elizabeth Norman



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Emily Lalone Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Holly Philpott

"Impact of pre-operative OA-associated synovitis on post-operative outcomes after total knee arthroplasty"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingham Physical Therapy

Ryan Pinto

"Gait Real-Time Analysis Interactive Lab: Reliability and Validity of Knee Joint Angles and Moments in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingham Physical Therapy

Jennifer Polus

"Integrated analysis of function, activity, and implant fixation with different total hip arthroplasty surgical techniques and implant designs"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Teeter Biophysics

Codie Primeau

"Clinical and Cost-effectiveness of an Alternative Rehabilitation Care Pathway following Total Knee Arthroplastyā€¯

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Jacquelyn Marsh Health & Rehab Sciences

Stephanie Reischl



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Joy MacDermid Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Debora Rossetti

"The Wear of Hemiarthroplasty Implants on Cartilage"

MSc
Biomedical Engineering

Sergio Salinas



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jenna Schulz

"Quantifying the Relationship between osteoarthritis and cerebrovascular deficits"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Trevor Birmingbham Physical Therapy

Fiona Serack

"Development of a cell delivery strategy to modulate angiogenesis and inflammation in mechanically-dynamic soft connective tissues"

PhD Candidate
Biomedical Engineering

Jason Sora



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Jacquelyn Marsh Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Gregory Spangenberg



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Langhor Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Lauren Straatman



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Emily Lalone Mehcanical & Materials Engineering

Shahnaz Taleb



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Teeter Biophysics

Cintya Tavares



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Louis Ferreira Mechanical & Materials Engineering

McKenna Tosh



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Lauren Flynn Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Shaemus Tracey



MSc
Mentor: Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos Electrical & Computer Engineering

Samira Vakili



PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Ryan Willing Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Joshua Vincent



Post Doctor Fellowship

Brent Wakefield

"Pannexin Channels 1 and 3 in Musculoskeletal Health and Disease"

PhD Candidate
Mentor: Dr. Silvia Penuela Anatomy and Cell Biology

Songlin Zhu



MSc
Mentor: Dr. James Johnson Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Christina Ziebart

Christina Ziebart

"An exercise, nutrition education and falls prevention education program for people with an osteoporotic wrist fracture"

PhD Candidate
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
cziebart@uwo.ca