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News and Events

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 […]

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 […]