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Tamara Scerpella to Become Chair of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at UW

Posted on 07/26/2023

July 25, 2023 – Tamara A. Scerpella, MD, a nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon, academic leader, mentor, and researcher, becomes the next chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health on July 30, 2023. Scerpella has provided leadership for the clinical and academic programs in […]

Scott Crawford, PhD, receives ICTR KL2 Scholar Award

Posted on 05/30/2023

May 30, 2023 – Scott Crawford, PhD, an assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin Departments of Kinesiology at the School of Education and Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the School of Medicine and Public Health, was recently awarded a KL2 Scholar Program grant; he will officially begin the program in July 2023. Funded by the […]

UW Researchers Recruiting Participants to Test Novel Therapy for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted on 05/22/2023

UW researchers are recruiting participants for a clinical trial exploring an innovative non-opioid therapy to treat painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN). Nalini Sehgal, MD, Professor and Chair of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine and the Director of the UW Interventional Pain Medicine Program and Pain Medicine Fellowship, is the study’s principal investigator (PI); Ali Zandieh, […]

Stephanie Kliethermes, PhD, organizes Research Summit on Health Disparities in Sports Medicine

Posted on 05/18/2023

Stephanie Kliethermes, PhD, was recently awarded an R13 Grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to support an all-day Research Summit on health disparities in sports medicine. Dr. Kliethermes is is an Associate Professor in the UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and currently serves as Research Director of the American […]

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 […]