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Sue Feldman, Ph.D.

Fitness trackers • Digital health trends • Health information systems • Contact tracing apps

George Netto, M.D.

Genitourinary pathology • Bladder, prostate, and renal cancers • Molecular diagnostics • COVID-19 testing

Jonathan Quade, M.D.

Orthopedic trauma • Pelvic and acetabular fractures • Upper extremity fractures • Lower extremity fractures • Foot and ankle trauma • Fracture nonunions and malunions • Outcomes research

Elie Ghanem, M.D.

Primary hip and knee replacement • Anterior approach to the hip • Same day surgery hip and knee replacement • Gap-balancing techniques for total knee replacements • Revision hip and knee replacement for mechanical failure and joint infection • Outcomes clinical research after primary and revision joint replacement • Basic science research focused on joint infection and avascular necrosis of bone

Amit Momaya, M.D.

Sports medicine • Shoulder dislocations • Shoulder replacement • Rotator cuff tears • Hip impingement and labral tears • ACL injuries • Meniscus repair • Cartilage restoration • PRP and stem cell injections

Steven Theiss, M.D.

Back, neck and spine orthopaedics • Spine surgery • Orthopaedic surgery • Spinal health • Spinal trauma • Spinal cord injury 

Samiksha Raut, Ph.D.

Undergraduate STEM education • Science literacy • Professional development for STEM professionals • Service-learning • Sustainability • International STEM outreach 

Marcas M. Bamman, PhD, FACSM

Exercise biology • Mechanisms of human skeletal muscle regeneration and muscle mass regulation • Exercise-induced health benefits • Medical rehabilitation (acute and chronic disease, pre-surgery, post-surgery) clinical trials • Inter-individual Response Heterogeneity

Hogan Knox, M.D. 

Eye health • Eye trauma and injuries • Detached retinas • Ocular disease 

Robert Cannon, M.D. 

Transplantation • Liver transplantation • Organ preservation • Organ procurement and allocation policy 

Molly Fleece, M.D. 

Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally • Travel medicine • Antimicrobial resistance 

Brian Roberts, O.D. 

Pediatrics • Binocular vision • Primary eye care 

Caroline Reich, M.D. 

Breast cancer • Early detection of cancer • Mammography screening • Women's health • Radiology • Breast imaging 

Peter Hendricks, Ph.D.

Substance abuse treatment and prevention • Hallucinogenic therapy • Novel treatments for tobacco, cocaine and polysubstance dependence 

Irfan Asif, M.D. 

Family medicine • Sports and exercise medicine • Pediatrics • Primary care • Population health 

Holly Wyatt, M.D.

Obesity • Nutrition • Metabolism • Physical activity • Weight loss and regulation • Wellness • Endocrinology • Internal medicine 

Sandra Sims, Ph.D. 

Quality physical education programs • Integrated physical education and health education • Health & wellness 

Tara Warner, Ph.D.

Victimization • Sexual risk-taking • Neighborhoods • Substance use • Gun ownership 

Christine Curcio, Ph.D. 

Aging • Age-related macular degeneration • Pathogenesis

Jessica Grayson, M.D. 

Sinus infections • Seasonal allergies • Olfactory sense issues • Upper respiratory airway diseases • Nasal medicine • Influenza • Smell and taste loss

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