Best Presentation Award won by Andrew Kern and co-authors

Monday, January 24, 2011

A research presentation given by Andrew Kern (B.S.E. 2008 in Biomedical Engineering) this month in Long Beach, CA at the 19th Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics (http://www.pre-ors.org) was judged as the best presentation. Mr. Kern is a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, as well as an MS candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. His presentation was entitled “An expedited approach for patient-specific articular joint contact stress evaluation,” co-authored by Donald D. Anderson and Thomas D. Brown. Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, and of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Brown is the Richard and Janice Johnston Chair of Orthopaedic Biomechanics, and a Professor of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, and of Biomedical Engineering. The award, sponsored by Taylor and Francis Group, publishers of the journal Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, consists of a certificate and a check. The research was funded by the NIH/NIAMS (P50 AR055533).