News & Events

News and Events

Josh Roth, PhD, awarded Pilot Program Funding for Osteoarthritis Research

Posted on 05/17/2023

Josh Roth, PhD, received the UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation 2023 Pilot Award for his proposal, “Identifying the biological mechanisms of longitudinal changes in ligament mechanical and sensory function associated with osteoarthritis: A preliminary analysis.” Sparked by what he describes as the “critical unmet need” for improved understanding of the progressive worsening of ligament […]

Brandi Funk joins UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation as new Advancement Manager

Posted on 05/08/2023

Brandi Funk officially joined our department on Monday, April 24, taking on the role previously held by Joe Greene. A highly successful, seasoned development professional, Brandi comes to us from the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA), where she has served as a Development Director for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences since 2018. […]

Orthopedic Surgery Diversity Scholarship launches at UW

Posted on 03/17/2023

The University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is proud to sponsor a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)-focused scholarship opportunity for month-long sub-internships in orthopedic surgery. Offered to two rising 4th-year medical students per year, the scholarship will provide each recipient with $2500 to offset fees, transportation, lodging, and other costs incurred during their […]

Andy North is hitting the links of life after hip replacement

Posted on 01/12/2023

Madison native and two-time U.S. Open golf champion Andy North had plenty of options when he finally decided that he couldn’t put off hip replacement surgery any longer. “I’ve had about 15 surgeries over the past 50 years, mostly sports-related, for my neck, my back, my knees and elbow,” North says. Over the past few […]

Dr. Tamara Scerpella appointed Interim Chair of the UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Posted on 12/12/2022

On June 29, 2022, Tamara Scerpella, MD, was named Interim Chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Scerpella earned her medical degree at the University of Iowa and completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at UW-Madison. Following residency, she was in private […]