Alumni

Faculty and Staff

  • Ajinkya Raj, BS (Research Technician)
  • Ethan Ruh, BS (Research Technician)
  • Lisa Tilford, BS (Lab Manager: 2019-22)
  • Samuel Pitcairn, MS (Research Technician: 2016-21)
  • Naomi Frankston, MS (Research Technician: 2019-21)
  • Milad Zarei, MS (Research Engineer: 2016-21)
  • Gillian Kane (Research Technician: 2018-20) current: Medical Student, University of Pittsburgh
  • Alexandra Maxim, BA (Lab Manager: 2016-19) current: Graduate Student, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Scott Tashman, PhD (Lab Director: 2007-16) current: Director of Biomedical Engineering Steadman Philippon Research Institute
  • Eric Thorhauer, MS (Research Engineer: 2010-16) current: PhD candidate at the University of Washington

Visiting Fellows

  • Toshikazu Tanaku, MD, PhA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kob University, Japan
  • Kyohei Nishida MD, PhD (2018-21) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University, Japan
  • Caiqi Xu MD, PhD (2020) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Kanto Nagai MD, PhD (2019-20) Xi Medical University, China
  • Daisuke Chiba MD, PhD-visiting-fellow-2017-19 (2017-19) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hirosaki University, Japan
  • Kanto Nagai MD-visiting-fellow-(2015-18) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University, Japan
  • Joon Wang Md PhD (2016-2017)
  • Jiaming Cui, MD PhD (2016-17)
  • Chen Yang, MD PhD (2016-17) Jilin University China
  • Yasutka Tashiro, MD PhD (2015-17) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine Japan
  • Elmar Herbst, MD (2015-17) Traumatology, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Technical UniversityMunich, Germany
  • Yuichiro Nishizawa, MD, PhD (2014-16) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
  • Yuichi Hoshino, MD, PhD (2010-12) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
  • Daisuke Araki, MD, PhD (2012-14) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
  • Motoko Miyawaki, MD (2009-10) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Yoshimasa Fujimaki, MD, PhD (2009) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  • Shugo Maeda, MD, PhD (2009) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan.
  • Marcus Hofbauer, MD (2009-10) Medical University of Vienna, Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie, Vienna, Austria
  • Stephan Lorenz, MD (2008-09) Chirurgisches Klinikum München Süd, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Munich, Germany
  • Sebastian Kopf, MD (2006-08) Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Berlin, Germany

Post-Doctoral Fellows

  • Bradley Campbell, PhD (2016-17)
  • James Charles, PhD (2016-17) Post Doctoral Scholar at the University of Liverpool

Medical Residents

  • Anthony Oyekan, MD Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Stephen Bayer, MD Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Stephen Chen, MD (2020-2021) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Maria Munsch, MD (2020-2021) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Dukens LaBlaze, MD (2019-2020) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Brandon Couch, MD (2019-2020) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Alexandra Gabrielli, MD (2018-19) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Rick Wawrose, MD (2018-2019) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Malcolm Dombrowski, MD (2017-18) Orthopaedic Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bryan Rynearson, MD (2016-17) Resident, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Justin Arner, MD (2013-14) Orthopaedic Surgeon at UPMC
  • James N. Irvine, MD (2013-14) Orthopaedic Surgeon at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Presbyterian
  • Ermias S. Abebe, MD (2010-11) Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery, Houston
  • Verena Schreiber, MD (2009-11) Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Gele Maloney (2009-10) Assistant Professor in Orthopedics at UPMC
  • Diane Tran, MD (2008-09) Orthopaedic Resident at St. Anthony Regional Hospital, Carroll, IA
  • Kanu Goyal, MD (2007-08) Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, Ohio State University
  • Daniel Martin, MD (2006-07) Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kaiser Hospital, California

Medical Students

  • Elizabeth Heidernreich
  • Gillian Kane
  • Sharon Ashok
  • Nathan Hyre
  • Nick Aloi
  • Stephen Canton (2017-20) School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Chris Como, MD (2020-21) School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kathleen Inman Fuentes, MD (2018-20) General Surgery Resident, Lahey Hospital, Boston
  • Chukwudi Onyeukwu, MD (2018) School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Favian Su (2016-18) Resident, UCSF
  • Joseph Kromka (2018) Resident, UPMC
  • Berkcan Akpinar (2016-17) Resident, NYU
  • Landon Irvin (2016) Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Forbes Howington (2016) Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jennifer D’auria (2015) Surgeon, UPMC
  • Kwesi St Louis (2012-13) Surgeon, Torrance Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group
  • Nick Greco (2010-11) Surgeon, Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center

Graduate and Undergraduates

  • Jacob Levy, (2019-21) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Anna Martinez, (2020-21) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Elliott Hammersley,(2018-20) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Shumeng Yang, (2018-20) MD PhD Student, University of Cincinnati
  • Griffin Monaghan, (2018-20) Mechanical Engineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Felipe Suntaxi (2017-19) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jessica Brown (2018-19) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kyle McGrogan (2018) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Madeline Preece (2016-19) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Madeline Johnson (2016-17) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Katie Poduska (2016-17) Bioengineering Major, University of Pittsburgh
  • Mara Palmer (2014-15) current: Product Manager – Smith and Nephew
  • Tyler West (2014-15) current: Medical Student
  • Yashar Aucie (2014-15) current: PhD candidate – BioEngineering – University of Pittsburgh
  • Chelsea Marsh, PhD (2010-14) current: Staff Systems Engineer
  • Oliver Green (2012-13) current: Civil Engineer
  • Emma Baillargeon (2009-13) current: PhD candidate – Biomedical Engineering
  • Michelle Schafman (2011-12) current: Mechanical Engineer
  • Jon Foster (2011-12) current: DMD candidate
  • Nicolina DiNardi (2011-12)