Laboratory Directors

Jennifer S. Wayne, Ph.D


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Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Orthopaedic Surgery

Associate Chair & Graduate Program Director, Biomedical Engineering

Director, VCU Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Education:

  • B.S., engineering science and mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., biomedical engineering, Tulane University
  • Ph.D., engineering sciences – bioengineering, University of California at San Diego

William A. Jiranek, M.D.


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Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Director of the Molecular Division of the VCU Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Education:

  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General/Harvard
  • Residency: Tufts University
  • Medical school: University of Virginia
  • Undergraduate study: Princeton University

Faculty

Robert S. Adelaar, M.D.


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Professor and Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health Fellow in Microsurgery
  • Residency: Duke University
  • Medical school: University of Pennsylvania
  • Undergraduate study: B.S. in Industrial Engineering and B.A. in Applied Science, LeHigh University

N. Douglas Boardman III, M.D.


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Associate Professor

Education:

  • Fellowship: Shoulder and elbow reconstruction, Mayo Clinic
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical school: University of Pennsylvania (Alpha Omega Alpha)
  • Undergraduate study: Harvard College (magna cum laude)

John A. Cardea, M.D.


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Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • Residency: Orthopaedics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
  • Medical school: West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate study: West Virginia University

Gregory J. Golladay, M.D.


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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • Fellowship: Harvard University, Boston, Mass., Adult Reconstruction Fellow
  • Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, Orthopedic Residency
  • Medical school: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Undergraduate study: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Jonathan E. Isaacs, M.D.


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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center
  • Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
  • Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate study: University of Virginia 

Niraj Kalore, M.D.


Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • M.D., VM Medical College, India
  • Residency: KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India (Orthopedics)
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota (Adult Joint reconstruction including musculoskeletal Oncology)
  • Fellowship: Virgina Commonwealth University (Joint Replacement and Preservation)
  • Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute (Sports Medicine)

Charles L. McDowell, M.D.


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Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery 
Surgical Staff, McGuire VA Medical Center

Education:

  • B.S., English Literature, Wake Forest (1955)
  • M.D., Medicine, Jefferson Medical College (1959)
  • Internship, Surgery, Wake Forest Medical College (1960)
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Ctr. (1965)

Jibanananda Satpathy, M.D.


Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • M.D., Veer Surendra Sai Medical College, Sambalpur University, India (1990-1996)
  • Residency: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India (1997-2003)
  • Extensive postgraduate training in the United Kingdom, including experience from Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and Horton General Hospital (2003-2008)
  • Fellowship from VCU Health System in adult reconstruction and trauma (2008-2010)

Wilhelm A. Zuelzer, M.D.


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Professor & Vice Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

  • M.D., University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio (May 1975)
  • Internship, Surgery, Medical College of Virginia (1975-1976)
  • Residency, Orthopaedics, Medical College of Virginia (1977-1981)
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Ohio State University (1981-1982)

Staff

John R. Owen, M.S., P.E.


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Rehabilitation Engineer

Education and Experience:

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Virginia (May 1981)
  • Staff Mechanical Engineer, Philip Morris (1981-1998)
  • Rehabilitation Engineer, VCU Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (1999 - present)
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (2011)

Current Interests:

  • Coordinator of the laboratory environment
  • Research on musculoskeletal problems, from study design through public dissemination.
  • Configure laboratory computers/equipment for optimal function.

Medical Fellows

Orthopaedic Residents

  • Chad Durgin, MD
  • Ashton Goldman, MD
  • John McMurtry, MD
  • Jacob Riis, MD
  • Brian Toney, MD
  • Ankit Bansal, MD
  • Paul Crook, MD
  • Robert O'Connell, MD

 Medical Students

  • Samer Al-Humadi
  • Azhar Bashir
  • Emanual Haug
  • David Kao
  • Imran Khatri
  • Amanda Mullen
  • Marc-Antoine Tremblay

 

Graduate Students

Ruchi Chande, M.S.


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Ph.D. Student
Biomedical Engineering

Education & Experience: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley (May 2006)

Project Engineer, Medegen (2006-2009)
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (May 2012)

Current Interests:  Artificial neural network implementation to improve prediction of computational models

Nathan Veilleux, B.S.


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Ph.D. Student
Biomedical Engineering
 
Education & Experience: B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (May 2014)
 
Current Interests: Automated determination of bony measures in the hip and correlations to femoroacetabular impingement

Brandon Marine, B.S.


M.S. Student
Biomedical Engineering
 
Education & Experience: B.A., Physics, Virginia Tech (May 2014)
Physical Therapy Aide, Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Associates, Fredericksburg, Virginia (2014-2015)
 
Current Interests: 3D computational simulation of the hip

Undergraduate Students

Simone Gregor
Crystal Duong
Anna Hegeler
Andrew Phung
Morgan Kimmel
Jessica Nguyen

Recent Graduates

Brian (Alex) Smith, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2015)
Biomedical Engineering

Current Position: Skeletal Dynamics in Miami FL

Edward (EJ) Tremols, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2014)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Skeletal Dynamics in Miami FL

 

Edward (Meade) Spratley, Ph.D.


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M.S. Graduate (2009)
Ph.D. Graduate (2013)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Center for Applied Biomechanics at University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

Erika Matheis M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2013)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Globus Medical, Philadelphia PA

Afsarul Mir, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2013)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: VCU Innovation Gateway

Cassandra Woodcock, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2013)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: UNOS, Richmond VA

Sean Higgins, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2012)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Boss Instruments Ltd, Gordonsville VA

Ben Majors, M.S.


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M.S. Graduate (2010)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Paragon 28, Englewood CO

Joseph M. Iaquinto, Ph.D.


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M.S. Graduate (2006)
Ph.D. Graduate (2010)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Puget Sound VA Medical Center, Seattle WA

Kevin Elmore, M.S.


M.S. Graduate (2009)
Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Charlottesville VA