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Current Grant Recipients

To view a list of present or past OREF grant and award recipients, please choose a year from the list below. Grants will be added to the current year's list as they are awarded.

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2022 Grant Recipients

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

PI: Martha M. Murray, MD, FAAOS
Boston University Medical Center, Harvard Medical Center
Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration: Translation from Academic Lab to FDA Approval

OREF LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD

John W. Brown
Stryker

John J. Callaghan, MD
University of Iowa

ORS/OREF DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD
Rush University Medical Center

John J. Callaghan, MD
University of Iowa

RESEARCH GRANTS

AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE IN COLLABORATION WITH OREF AND THE AAOS SPORTS MEDICINE MULTICENTER RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Beth Shubin Stein, MD
Co-PI: Shital N. Parikh, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
JUPITER 4.0: Risk Factors for Failure of Isolated MPFL Reconstruction

OREF/AAOS INJECTABLE ORTHOBIOLOGICS OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Kyle Duchman, MD
Co-PI: Joseph A. Buckwalter, IV, MD
University of Iowa
Platelet Rich Plasma for Osteoarthritis: Role of Exosomes in Effectiveness
Funding made possible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

OREF OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Muhammad Farooq Rai, PhD, DVM
Co-PI: Regis J. O’Keefe, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
KLF10 as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Osteoarthritis
Funding made possible by the American Arthritis Society

OREF ETIOLOGY OF HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS GRANT
In Honor of William H. Harris, MD
PI: Cecilia Pascual Garrido, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Epigenetic Regulation of Key Molecular Players in the Progression of Hip OA

THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY POLICIES ON
PATIENT-PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIP RESEARCH GRANT

In Honor of Sigvard Hansen, MD
PI: Paul Courtney, MD
Co-PI: Graham Goh, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Rothman Institute
Impact of Prior Authorization of Patient Care and Outcomes in Orthopaedics

OREF/OTA TRAUMA RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Scott Rodeo, MD
Co-PI: Laura Moore, MD, PhD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Modulating Pro-Fibrotic Signaling After Ligamentous Knee Injury
Funding made possible by Arthrex

OREF SKELETAL METASTASES AND PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURE RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Kurt Weiss, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Musculoskeletal Oncology Virtual Evaluation Study (MOVES)

MENTORED CLINICIAN SCIENTIST GRANTS
PI: David Brogan, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Identification & Imaging of Skeletal Muscle Response to Graded Nerve Crush
Funding made possible by the Dr. Zachary B. and Mrs. Kathleen Friedenberg Endowment Fund

PI: Aidin Eslam-Pour, MD
Yale University
Personal Surgical Planning to Avoid THA Dislocation: Concept of Safe Zone

OREF RESIDENT CLINICIAN SCIENTIST TRAINING GRANTS

PI: Lynn Ann Forrester, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
The Role of Tendinopathy and Tissue Crosstalk in Osteoarthritis Progression
Funding provided by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Cory Mayfield, MD
Co-PI: Jennifer Alter Bell, MD
University of Southern California (USC)
scRNA-seq of Corticosteroid-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head
Funding provided by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Vincentius Suhardi, MD, PhD
Co-PI: Xu Yang, MD
Co-PI :Mathias Bostrom, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Inhibition of Gremlin 1 for Prevention and Treatment of Aseptic Loosening
Funding made possible by Thomas P. Sculco, MD

PI: Joash Suryavanshi, MD
Indiana University
A Novel Antibiotic to Reduce Fracture Related Infection in a Murine Model
Funding made possible by the John T. Hocker Charitable Foundation
In Memory of John T. Hocker, MD

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

PI: Ryan Halvorson, MD
Co-PI: Jeannie Bailey, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Phenotyping Post-Operative ACL Recovery Trajectories
Funding in Honor of Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

PI: Aaron Hoyt, MD
Co-PI: Ashley Levack, MD
Loyola University of Chicago
In Vitro Thermal Stability of Dalbavancin in PMMA Cement
Funding made possible by The American Arthritis Society

PI: Christa LiBrizzi, MD
Co-PI: Carol Morris, MD
Co-PI: Aaron James, MD
Co-PI: Jeremais Sulam, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Use of Deep Learning for Necrosis Assessment in Patients with Osteosarcoma

PI: David Liu, MD
Co-PI: Brian Snyder, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Value of Vitamin D in Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Fractures
Funding made possible by Brown University in Memory of Dr. Michael Ehrlich

PI: Michael Livesey, MD
Co-PI: Mohit Gilotra, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Perioperative Patient Education and Sling Compliance after Shoulder Surgery
In Honor of Jack C. Hughston, MD and James R. Andrews, MD
Funding made possible by Michael J. Axe, MD and Jeremie M. Axe, MD

PI: Daniel Meeker, MD
Co-PI: Jacob Elkins, MD
Co-PI: Eric Nuxoll, MD
The University of Iowa
Effects of Heating on Biofilm-Associated Orthopedic Infections

PI: Daniel Portney, MD
Co-PI: Jason Strelzow, MD
Co-PI: Jeffrey Stepan, MD
The University of Chicago
Identification of Peripheral Nerve Pathology Using 3D Ultrasound
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Mariel Rickert, MD
Co-PI: Jonathan Schoenecker, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Immunocoagulopathy: The Cause of the Third Wave of Death in Level-1 Trauma?
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Edward Rojas, MD
Co-PI: de Cesar Netto Cesar, MD, PhD
The University of Iowa
Lateral Ankle Ligaments' Role in Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Stability

PI: Michael Seward, MD
Co-PI: Matthew Abdel, MD
Mayo Clinic Rochester
What is the Amount of Clinically Significant Preop Weight Loss Before TJA?

PI: Christopher Stewart, MD
Co-PI: Saam Morshed, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Limb Optimization: Factors that Influence Limb Reconstruction or Amputation

PI: Rishi Trikha, MD
Co-PI: Nicholas Bernthal, MD
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
Periprosthetic Infection Risk in Medically Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis
Funding made possible by the Western Orthopaedic Association/WOF

PI: Jesse Wang, MD
Co-PI: Xudong Li, MD
University of Virginia
Modulation of Macrophages on Pathogenesis of Degenerative Disc Disease
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Arakua Welbeck, MD
Co-PI: Christopher Dy, MD
Washington University, School of Medicine
Wearable Sensors to Measure Function after Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
Funding made possible by Dr. Adam and Julie Harris in Memory of Eugene Harris, MD

PI: Brian Yang, MD
Co-PI: Duretti Fufa, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Tenodesis Effect as a Diagnostic Test to Detect Occult Dorsal Ganglion Cyst
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

PI: Jie Yao, MD
Co-PI: Jason Hsu, MD
University of Washington Medical Center- Orthopaedics
Effect of Reverse Shoulder Component Positioning on Subacromial Impingement
Funding made possible by the Ira A. Roschelle Family Foundation

 

SHIMOMURA/OREF/INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND TRAUMATOLOGY (SICOT) TRAVEL AWARDS

Muhammad Arsalan Ghazi, MD
Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College
Multiligamentous Knee Injury Treated with Autologous Graft Our Novel Technique

Saurabh Gupta, MS
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur
Comparison of Impact of Joint Line Orientation on Patient Reported Outcome


REGIONAL NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
EASTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION
OREF Resident Travel Grant Awards
Daniel E. Goltz, MD, MBA
Duke University
2-Stage Revision for Periprosthetic Infection in Shoulder Arthroplasty: An Institutional Experience

Tara Gaston Moncman, DO
Thomas Jefferson University / The Rothman Institute
Improved Pain and Function after TTC Fusion with a Custom Cage

Adam J. Santoro, DO
Rowan SOM - Inspira Health
Patient Specific Emailed Discharge Instructions Improve Patient Satisfaction after Arthroscopy

SOUTHERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION
OREF Resident Awards
Daniel Pereira, MD
Washington University Orthopaedics
Outcomes of Close Reduction and Casting of Pediatric Tibia Shaft Fractures: Report from Two Large Trauma Centers

Eric Taris, DO
East Tennessee State University
Effects of Metacarpophalangeal Arthrodesis on Thumb Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition

Kevin C. Wall, MD, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Liposomal Bupivacaine Provides Better Comfort than Interscalene Catheter following Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

WESTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION
OREF Young Investigator Awards
Ananth Eleswarapu, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
Intraoperative 3D Navigation and Post-Operative Infection in Thoracolumbar Fusion

Justin Haller, MD
University of Utah
Articular Fragment Restoration is Critical to Mitigate Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis

Richard Michelin, DO,
Riverside University Health System Medical Center
Adolescent Shoulder Instability Arthroscopic Management: Knotless versus Knotted Suture Anchors


OREF/CURRENT CONCEPTS IN JOINT REPLACEMENT CLINICAL PRACTICE POST AWARD

Ki nam Bae
Asan Medical Center
Long-Term Survivorship of Varus Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty can be Affected by the Degree of Joint Line Obliquity: Postoperative Phenotype Analysis
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco

Mohammed Hammad, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Povidone-Iodine and Hydrogen Peroxide Irrigation Solutions do not Compromise Osseointegration
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco

Linsen T. Samuel, MD, MBA
Carilion Clinic
A Reduction in Body Mass Index from ≥ 40 to < 40 May Increase All-cause Readmissions after Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco

Tony S. Shen, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Characterization of Genetic Risk of End-Stage Knee Osteoarthritis Treated with Total Knee Arthroplasty
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco

Michael N Sirignano, MD
University of Louisville
Incidence of Instability Following Primary THA Continues to Decline in the Medicare Population
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco

Adam A. Rizk, BA
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Are Trends in Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty Sustainable? Declining Inflation-Adjusted Medicare Reimbursement for Hospitalizations
Funding made possible by Thomas Sculco, MD and Cynthia Sculco