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Grant Recipients

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2019 Grant Recipients

OREF CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANT

PI: Paul E. Matuszewski, MD
Co-PI: Brian Noehren, PhD
University of Kentucky
Predictors of Persistent Pain and Performance in Patients with Fractures

OREF CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

L. Andrew Koman, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Musculoskeletal Uses of Botulinum Toxins: A 30-Year Translational Journey at Wake Forest School of Medicine

RESEARCH GRANTS

OREF/ASES/ROCKWOOD CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT IN SHOULDER CARE
PI: John G. Horneff III, MD
Co-PI: Joseph A. Abboud, MD
The Rothman Institute
Photodynamic Therapy for C. Acnes Decolonization of the Shoulder Dermis
Funding made possible by the Dr. and Mrs. Charles Rockwood Family Endowment Fund

OREF TREATMENT OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT IN HONOR OF THE KNEE SOCIETY
PI: Nicolas Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Personalized Outcome Prediction Tool for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Funding made possible by Dr. Peter Walker, PhD

OREF PREVENTION OF MUSCULOSKELETAL YOUTH SPORTS INJURIES RESEARCH GRANT IN HONOR OF JAMES ANDREWS, MD
PI: Jason Zaremski, MD
University of Florida, Gainesville
Development of a Protocol to Evaluate Baseball Pitcher’s Workload
Funding made possible in part by the Aircast Foundation

STRYKER ROBOTIC-ASSISTED TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT CLINICAL RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center
Targeting the Functional Safe-Zone with Robotic-Assisted THA
Funding made possible by Stryker Orthopaedics

OREF TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD
Co-PI: Timothy M. Wright, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
Mechanics of the Ankle and Adjacent Joints after Total Ankle Replacement
Funding made possible by Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

THE IMPACT OF REGULATORY POLICIES ON PATIENT-PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIP RESEARCH GRANT IN HONOR OF SIGVARD HANSEN, MD
PI: Todd Kelley, MD
University of Cincinnati, Adult Reconstruction Division
Assessing Effects of EMR on Physician Well-Being Using Smartphone Sensing
Funding made possible in part by DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson

OREF/MTF RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Chathuraka Jayasuriya, PhD
Co-PI: Brett Owens, MD
Rhode Island Hospital
Implementing Allogeneic Stem Cells from Cartilage Graft in Meniscus Repair
Funded by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Biologics

OREF/GOLDBERG ARTHRITIS RESEARCH GRANT
PI: Brian Klatt, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Bilateral Knee Kinematics in High and Low-Functioning Patients After TKA
Funding made possible by the the Dr. Victor and Mrs. Harriet Goldberg Endowment Fund

ABOS/OREF SIMULATION RESEARCH GRANT
PI: James F. Kellam, MD
Co-PI: Catherine G. Ambrose, PhD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Fracture Fixation Training Using a Hybrid Simulator with Data Visualization
Funded by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

OREF NEW INVESTIGATOR GRANT

PI: Alexander Aleem, MD
Co-PI: Muhammad Farooq Rai, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Understanding the Molecular Biology of Shoulder Joint Degeneration

RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS

OREF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Kathleen Keely Boyle, MD
Co-PI: Thomas Duquin, MD
The Research Foundation for The SUNY on behalf of University at Buffalo
Blue Light Reduces Cutibacterium (Propionibacterium) Acnes Bacterial Burden
Funding made possible by Brown University in Memory of Dr. Michael Ehrlich

PI: Danielle Chun, MD
Co-PI: Erin Hsu, MD
Northwestern University
A Multimodal Nanofiber Scaffold to Improve Bone Healing in Smokers

PI: Andrew Schneider, MD
Co-PI: John Callaci, MD
Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division
Biomechanical and Histologic Effects of Ethanol on Rat Rotator Cuff
In Honor of Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD

OREF/AIRCAST FOUNDATION RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Matthew Christie, MD
Co-PI: Elie Ghanem, MD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Biofilm Growth on Cerclage Materials: Are Nonmetallic Polymers Superior?

PI: Ian Hutchinson, MD
Co-PI: Joseph Zimmerman, MD
Albany Medical College
Preoperative Phototherapy with Benzyl Peroxide to Decrease P Acnes Burden

PI: Ayoosh Pareek, MD
Co-PI: Christopher Camp, MD
Mayo Clinic
Baseball Statistics for Assessing Return to Play in Pitchers

PI: Heather Roberts, MD
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Epidemiology, Outcomes and Cost of Revision Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

OREF/EXACTECH RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS
PI: Keith Aziz, MD
Co-PI: Aviram Giladi, MD
Co-PI: Kenneth Means, MD
MedStar Health Research Institute
The Effect of Skin Pigmentation on Evaluation of Distal Limb Ischemia

PI: Matthew Counihan, MD
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Limited Scar Resection for Chronic Achilles Repair: Use of a Rat Model

PI: Lynn Ann Forrester, MD
Co-PI: Stavros Thomopoulos, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
Early Osteoarthritis After Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy

PI: Christopher Kowalski, MD
Co-PI: Hyun-Min Kim, MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Shoulder Immobilization Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

PI: Peter Shaughnessy, MD
Co-PI: John-Erik Bell, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic 
Off Axis Loading and Articulation in the Loosening of Cemented Glenoids

OREF/WOF RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT
PI: David Falgout, MD
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona
Recovery from Ciprofloxacin Induced Tendinopathy

PI: Peter Hsiue, MD
Co-PI: Nicholas Bernthal, MD 
Co-PI: Michael Yeaman, MD
The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles
Macrophage Priming and Adoptive Transfers in Orthopaedic Implant Infections

OREF/CURRENT CONCEPTS IN JOINT REPLACEMENT CLINICAL PRACTICE AWARDS

Spring Award
Christopher Dy, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Two State Comparison of Total Joint Arthroplasty After Medicaid Expansion

Winter Award
Cindy Nahhas, BS
Rush University Medical Center
Randomized Trial of Static and Articulating Spacers for The Infected TKA