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bernard r. bach jr., md mentor campaign

In collaboration with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

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Dr. Bach's campaign


This special campaign honors Dr. Bernard R. Bach Jr., the Claude N. Lambert, MD - Helen S. Thomson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director of the Division of Sports Medicine and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Rush University Medical Center.

Gifts donated in honor of Dr. Bach, a former member of the OREF Board of Trustees, will be used to fund annual resident research projects in sports medicine-related topics, the area selected by Dr. Bach.

A picture of Dr. Bernard R. Bach Jr.

Bach Campaign Funded Research (as of 10/13/22)

2022 - Ryan Halvorson, MD, The Regents of the University of California San Francisco
"Phenotyping Post-Operative ACL Recovery Trajectories"

2021 - Matthew Kolevar, MD, University of Maryland, Baltimore
"Development of a Patient Specific Cartilage Graft Using MRI and 3D Printing"

2020 - Matthew Astolfi, MD, William Beaumont Hospital
"Patellar Height: Impact of Knee Flexion, Patellar Subluxation and Obliquity"

2020 - Corey Schiffman, MD, University of Washington
"Association Between Serum Testosterone & C. Acnes in Shoulder Arthroplasty"

2019 - Jeffrey Olson, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
"Biomechanical Testing of Proximal Humerus Fixation: A Novel Approach"

2019 - Andrew Schneider, MD, Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division
"Biomechanical and Histologic Effects of Ethanol on Rat Rotator Cuff Repair"

2018 - Kristen Meier, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"The Role of Decorin Delivery in Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing"

2018 - Justin Stull, MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute
"Prevention of P. Acnes with Hydrogen Peroxide Prep for Shoulder Surgery"

2017 - Nicholas Dantzker, MD, Vanderbilt University
"Intra-articular doxycylcine: A Novel Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis"

2017 - Manuel Schubert, MD, University of Michigan
"Epigenetic Programming of Satellite Cells from the Rotator Cuff"

We are grateful for everyone who has supported this campaign.

Campaign Co-Chairs

Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD and Nikhil Verma, MD


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