Human Mobility Research Centre

Human Mobility Research Centre

Human Mobility Research Centre

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Researchers

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Davide Bardana, Assistant Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. Ryan Bicknell, Associate Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff KGH Dr. Daniel Borschneck, Associate Professor Chair, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH
Dr. Davide Bardana Dr. Ryan Bicknell Dr. Daniel Borschneck

Associate Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 6333
Nickle 3 KGH

Computer assisted ACL reconstruction, high tibial osteotomy and Mosaicplasty, development of computerized clinical ACL outcome database, ACL Tensioning, High Tibial Osteotomy fixation, surgical skills education

Associate Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 6597
Watkins 4-3-113 KGH

Shoulder/elbow biomechanics, computer assisted surgery, kinematic studies of shoulder/elbow, 3D motion and imaging studies of shoulder/elbow

Associate Professor, Chair of Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

613.549.6666 Ext. 3351
Victory 3 KGH

Epidemiology, computer assisted surgery

Dr. Aaron Campbell, Assistant Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. Lindsay Davidson, Associate Professor, Chair of Teaching and Learning/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. Mark Harrison, Assistant Professor Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program/Attending Staff - KGH
Dr. Aaron Campbell Dr. Lindsay Davidson Dr. Mark Harrison

Assistant Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 6802
Nickle 3-310 KGH

Anterior cruciate femoral tunnel technique, tibial slope measurement

Associate Professor, Chair of Teaching and Learning

613.544.9626
Victory 3 KGH

Medical education, team based learning, active learning, collaborative learning, technology and education

Assistant Professor, Program Director Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

613.549.6666 Ext. 4357
Watkins 1-4-115 KGH

Clinical mechanics, advanced bone graft substitutes, relationships between patellar tracking, pain and cartilage degeneration n patients with patella/femoral pan syndrome, objective measures of function and disabilities for patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis, treatment of MSK infections

Dr. David Pichora, Professor, Surgery, Helliwell Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. John Rudan, Professor and Head of Department of Surgery Britton Smith Chair in Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. Gavin Wood, Assistant Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH
Dr. David Pichora Dr. John Rudan Dr. Gavin Wood

Professor, Paul B. Helliwell Chair in Orthopaedic Research

613.549.6666 Ext. 3395
Nickle 3 KGH

Computer assisted surgery, wrist and shoulder biomechanics, kinematic studies of rheumatoid wrist, 3D motion and imaging studies of upper extremities

Professor, Head of Department of Surgery, Britton Smith Chair in Surgery

613.549.666 Ext. 3670
Victory 3 KGH

Computer assisted orthopaedic surgery, total joint surgery, oncology

Assistant Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 4899
Victory 3 KGH

Arthroplasty, Femoral Acetabular Impingement, Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Jeff Yach, Assistant Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH Dr. David Yen, Associate Professor, Surgery/Attending Staff - KGH  
Dr. Jeff Yach Dr. David Yen  

Assistant Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 3961
Watkins 4-3-103 KGH

Trauma, spine, computer-enhanced surgery

Associate Professor

613.549.6666 Ext. 2545
Douglas 5 KGH

Spine surgery research outcomes, biomechanics of spinal instrumentation, thromboembolism prophylaxis, education studies

 

Applied Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Ali Etemad Dr. Evelyn Morin  
Dr. Ali Etemad Dr. Evelyn Morin  

Assistant Professor

Walter Light Hall 601
ali.etemad@queensu.ca

Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Wearables, Internet of Things, Pervasive Computing, and Human-Computer Interaction

http://www.amiilab.com/

Professor

Walter Light Hall 515
evelyn.morin@queensu.ca

Biological signal analysis, muscle activation to force modeling, ergonomics and human performance

 

 

        

Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Dr. Tim Bryant - Mechanical and Materials Engineering Dr. Claire Davies - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Tim Bryant Claire Davies Kevin Deluzio
 
Professor
 

613.533.2578, McLaughlin Hall 200
tim.bryant@queensu.ca

Artificial Joints, Ergonomics, Knee Mechanic

Assistant Professor

613.533.8743, McLaughlin Hall 203
claire.davies@queensu.ca

Biomechanics, Assistive Technology

 
Dean and Professor
 

kevin.deluzio@queensu.ca

Biomechanics of Human Motion, Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Dr. Il Yong Kim, PhD, Mechanical Engineering Dr. Qingguo Li, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Genevieve Dumas Il Yong Kim Qingguo Li

Professor

613.533.2648, McLaughlin Hall 323B
genevieve.dumas@queensu.ca

Spine Mechanics, Biomechanics of Pregnancy

Associate Professor

613.533.3077, McLaughlin Hall 305
kimiy@queensu.ca

Design optimization & multi-objective optimization in biomechanical systems design

Associate Professor

613.533.3191, McLaughlin Hall 301A
ql3@queensu.ca

Biomechanical System Design, Robotics, Locomotion

Dr. Chris Mechefske, Asssociate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dr. Keith Pilkey, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dr. Mike Rainbow, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Chris Mechefske A. Keith Pilkey Michael Rainbow

Professor

613.533.3148, McLaughlin Hall 326
chris.mechefske@queensu.ca

Vibration and noise reduction in biomedical equipment (MRIs), prosthetic component testing, modeling and design, biomechanics of artificial limbs

Professor

613.533.6303, Nicol Hall 303
keith.pilkey@queensu.ca

Materials and Manufacturing

Assistant Professor

613.533.2896. McLaughlin Hall 205
michael.rainbow@queensu.ca

Biomechanics, Imaging, Computational Modeling

 

Dr. Rick Sellens, Professor, Mechanical Engineering

 
  Rick Sellens  
 

Associate Professor

613.533.6760, McLaughlin Hall 209
rick.sellens@queensu.ca

Image guided surgery, bone quality assessment, wrist kinematics

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Chemical Engineering

Dr. Brian Amsden, Professor, Chemical Engineering Dr. Aris Docoslis, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Dr. Lindsay Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Brian Amsden Aris Docoslis Lindsay Fitzpatrick

Professor

613.533.3093, Biosciences 1422A
amsden@chee.queensu.ca

Polymer biomaterials, protein drug delivery, tissue engineering, controlled release, diffusion in gels and polymer solutions

Associate Professor

613.533.6949, Dupuis Hall 208
aris.docoslis@chee.queensu.ca

Colloid and surface phenomena, self-and directed-assembly of nanostructures, AC electrokinetics and microfluids

Assistant Professor

613.533.8936, Dupuis Hall 302
lindsay.fitzpatrick@queensu.ca

Biomedical engineering, identifying molecular mechanisms that govern inflammation in presence of biomaterials, develop materials for chronic wound therapies

Dr. Lauren Flynn, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Dr. Stephen Waldman, Professor, Chemical Engineering Dr. Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Lauren Flynn Stephen Waldman Laura Wells

Adjunct Assistant Professor

laura.flynn@chee.queensu.ca

Adipose-derived stem cells, soft tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, natural biomaterials, dynamic cell culture, bioreactors

Adjunct Associate Professor

waldman@me.queensu.ca

Tissue engineering, mechanical stimulation, cartilage, ligament, meniscus, intervertebral disc

Assistant Professor

613.533.5836, Dupuis Hall 301
laura.wells@queensu.ca

Biomedical engineering, polymeric materials for drug delivery and tissue engineering in wound healing and ophthalmic applications

  Dr. Kim Woodhouse, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering, Professor  
  Kim Woodhouse  
 

Professor

kim.woodhouse@queensu.ca

Soft tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, biomimetic materials

 

    

School of Computing

Dr. Dorothea Blostein, Professor, School of Computing Dr. Randy Ellis, Professor, School of Computing Dr. Gabor Fichtinger, Professor, Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair, School of Computing
Dorothea Blostein Randy Ellis Gabor Fichtinger

Professor

613.533.6537, Goodwin 720
blostein@cs.queensu.ca

Structural Homeostatis, Fascial Network Computing, concussion and fascia

Professor, Queen's Research Chair in Computer Assisted Surgery

613.533.6536, Goodwin 737A
ellis@cs.queensu.ca

Computer assisted surgery

Professor, Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair

613.548.3258, Goodwin 725
gabor@cs.queensu.ca

Medical Image Computing, and Computer-Assisted Interventions

Dr. Manuela Kunz, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Computing Dr. Parvin Mousavi, Associate Professor, School of Computing Dr. James Stewart, Professor, School of Computing
Manuela Kunz Parvin Mousavi James Stewart

Adjunct Assistant Professor

613.548.2430, HMRC 4-2-402
kunz@queensu.ca

Biomedical computing, computer assisted surgery

Associate Professor

613.533.607,0 Goodwin 729
pmousavi@cs.queensu.ca

Bioinformatics, systems biology, medical imaging processing and molecular imaging

Professor

613.533.3156, Goodwin 732
jstewart@cs.queensu.ca

Computer assisted surgery, surgical user interfaces and computer modeling

School of Rehabilitation Therapy

  Brenda Brouwer, Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Elise Culham, MCISc (PT), School of Rehabilitation Therpay
  Brenda Brouwer Elsie Culham

Professor

613.533.6087, Louise D. Acton 218
brenda.brouwer@queensu.ca

Examining modulations in motor cortical output relative to changes in physical function in stroke and quantifying the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and metabolic limitations following stroke

Professor

613.533.6727, Louise D. Action 233
elsie.culham@queensu.ca

Postural control and neuromuscular parameters involved in the maintenance of balance, effect of aging and disease on postural control and the prevention of falls in seniors

Dr. Norma MacIntyre, Adjunct Faculty, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Dr. Linda MacLean, Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Dr. Kathleen Norman, School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Norma MacIntyre Linda MacLean Kathleen Norman

Adjunct Faculty

905.525.9140 Ext. 2116, Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University
macint@mcmaster.ca

Mechanisms influencing bone and joint health, such as sensorimotor and biomechanical factors, muscle-bone-joint interactions and the biological and clinical effects of physical agents

Professor

613.562.5800 Ext. 2544, Health Science, University of Ottawa
linda.maclean@uottawa.ca

Measurement of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular function (neurophysiology and biomechanics), predictive models of successful rehabilitation outcomes

Professor

613.533.6104, Louise D. Action 233
kathleen.norman@queensu.ca

Understanding the movement of impairment and disability associated with neurological disorders, effects of rehabilitation interventions on tremor and bradykinesia in people with Parkinson's, essential tremor

 

  Dr. Lucie Pelland, Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy  
  Lucie Pelland  
 

Professor

613.533.3237, Louise D. Action 212
lucie.pelland@queensu.ca

Understanding the development of sensory-motor control in both typical child development and in selected paediatric clinical populations. Visually-guided reaching is used as a model to explore the dynamic influences of neural maturation, cognition and limb mechanics on the development and learning of sensory-motor control. 

 

School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Dr. Patrick Costigan, Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Dr. Joan Stevenson, Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Dr. Michael Tschakovsky, Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Patrick Costigan Joan Stevenson Michael Tschakovsky

Professor

613.533.6603, PEC 223
pat.costigan@queensu.ca

Investigate orthopaedic problems such as osteoarthritis using 3D motion analysis equipment, effects of surgical and non-surgical interventions

Professor Emeritus

613.533.6288, PEC 225
joan.stevenson@queensu.ca

Reducing the prevalence of low back pain, ergonomic design of equipment

Professor

613.533.4697, PEC 303A
mt29@queensu.ca

Nature of mechanisms controlling blood vessels involved in adjusting exercising muscle blood flow (oxygen delivery) and how disturbances and disease affect this control

Psychology

Dr. Dean Tripp, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Dr. Nicholas Troje, Professor, Department of Psychology
Dean Tripp Niko Troje

Associate Professor

613.533.6955, Humphrey Hall 320
dean.tripp@queensu.ca

Focused on examining models of self-regulation in regard to appraisals and coping in patients suffering from visceral pain, examining pain and its associated disability, relationship distress, and emotional distress.

Professor

613.533.6017, Humphrey Hall 344
troje@queensu.ca

Study of the link between visual perception and sensorimotor control of posture and gait

Biomedical and Molecular Science

Dr. Inka Brockhausen, Associate Professor, Biomedical & Molecular Science, Glycobiology Lab
Inka Brockhausen

Associate Professor

613.533.2927, Etherington Hall 1021
brockhau@queensu.ca

To understand the biochemical mechanisms underlying diseases such as inflammation, infections and cancer. Studies of the role of protein glycosylation in cell behaviour and cell death will reveal new mechanisms in cancer and inflammation.

Rheumatology

Dr. Tassos Anastassiades, Head, Division of Rheumatology Dr. Henry Averns, Professor, Medicine, Rheumatology Dr. Tanveer Towheed, Department of Medicine, Rheumatology
Dr. Tassos Anastassiades Dr Henry Averns Dr. Tanveer Towheed

Head, Division of Rheumatology

613.533.2971, Botterell Hall 612
anastass@queensu.ca

Arthritis, the molecular basis of the repair of damaged articular cartilage

Professor , Division of Rheumatology

613.533.6604, Etherington Hall 2067
avernsh@queensu.ca

Seronegative spondyloarthritis and reactive arthritis

Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology

613.545.6896, Etherington Hall
tt5@queensu.ca

Health status assessment in rheumatoid arthritis, ultrasound measured bone density of the calcaneus, outcomes after total hip replacement.

 

Neurosurgery

Dr. Fraser Saunders, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery
Dr. Fraser Saunders

Assistant Professor/Attending Staff KGH

613.544.1284, 95 King St. East
saunderf@kgh.kari.net

Neurosurgery, CVD - Cerebral Vascular Disease

 

Radiology

Dr. Paul Fenton, Professor, Radiology
Dr. Paul Fenton

Professor

Diagnostic Radiology
fentonp@queensu.ca