Congratulations, Fast Track Grant Award Winners!
Daniel Joseph Gittings, MD, University of Pennsylvania
The effect of nicotine on healing in a rat Achilles tendon model
Ryan M. Greene, DO, Mayo Clinic
The Effect of Hamate Osteotomy on Carpal Kinematics for Scaphoid Reconstruction
Chelsea Anne Harris, MD, BSc, MS (Cand), University of Michigan
The Utility of PIP Arthrodesis Versus Arthroplasty for OA: Conjoint Analysis
Michael D. Hunter, MD, Greenville Health System
Evaluating Palpation Guided Trapeziometacarpal Injections
Steven M. Koehler, MD, Duke University Medical Center
Are perforators the "lighthouses" of upper extremity peripheral nerves?
Sara L. Low, MD, Einstein Medical Center
A Biomechanical Evaluation of the DRUJ after Distal Oblique Bundle Reconstruction
Praveen G. Murthy, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Opioid Prescription and Utilization after Wrist Surgery
Jeffrey G. Stepan, MD, MSc, Hospital for Special Surgery
Effect of patient education on postop opioid use in ambulatory hand surgery
2015 “Weiland” Resident/Fellow Fast Track Grant Recipients
Ram K. Alluri, MD - Keck School of Medicine at USC
Biomechanical Comparison of Bridge Plate Constructs in Distal Radius Fractures
Katherine C. Faust, MD - Duke University
Bilateral, nonsimultaneous carpal tunnel release: which side does better?
J. Joseph Gholson, MD - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Long Term Clinical Follow-up of Preaxial Polydactyly Reconstruction
Ryland Kagan, MD - Oregon Health & Science University
Physical Therapy After Distal Radius Fracture; Traditional vs Digital Media Based
Fiesky Nunez, Jr., MD - Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Biomechanical Comparison of Metaphyseal and Diaphyseal Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy
Merisa Piper, MD - University of California, San Francisco
Near-infrared monitoring to assess peripheral microvasculature effects of e-cigarettes
Stephanie A Russo, MD, PhD - UPMC Hamot
Capsular release versus humeral osteotomy: Effect on shoulder function
Caroline Wolfe, MD - Regents of the University of Michigan
Effect of Distal Radius Malreduction on Contact Between FPL Tendon and Volar Plate
George C. Balazs, MD, MC, USN - Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Prospective randomized trial comparing corticosteroid injection to high energy extracorporeal shock wave therapy for lateral epicondylitis
David M. Brogan, MD, MSc. - Duke University Medical Center
The Effect of Nerve Splinting to Mitigate Tension in Peripheral Nerve Repair: A Pilot Study
Christopher N.H. Bui, MD - University of California, Irvine
Biomechanics of Diarthroidal Joint
Chris Casstevens, MD - University of Cincinnati
Contracture Pathogenesis from Neonatal Denervation
Brian Lau, MD - University of California San Francisco Medical Center
The Use of Pocket-sized Handheld Ultrasound to Assess Distal Radius Fracture Deformity and Quality of Reduction
Alexia Hernandez-Soria, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery
Health Service Research Initiative in Musculoskeletal Healthcare
Helen G. Hui-Chou, MD - The Curtis National Hand Center
Vascular Assessment with Laser Angiography of the Upper Extremity
Samir K. Trehan, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery
Characterization of Human Cadaveric Musculoskeletal Structures
Colin Canham, MD - University of Rochester
"Alteration of distal radioulnar joint reaction force following diaphyseal and distal metaphyseal shortening osteotomies: A biomechanical study"
Paige Fox, MD - Stanford University
"Electromyographic Analysis of Grip"
Edward Gallego, MD - UCSF Fresno
"Treatment of Scaphoid Non-Union Using Vascularized Periosteal Grafts"
Jonathan Ludwig, MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Flexor Tendon Repair With a Knotless, Bidirectional Barbed Suture: An In Vivo Biomechanical and Histologic Analysis"
Joseph Schreiber, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery
"Mechanism of Acute Elbow Dislocation: Roles of the Collateral Ligaments"
Christopher Dy, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery
"The Impact of Coronal Alignment on Distal Radioulnar Stability Following Distal Radius Fracture"
Holly Hale, MD - University of California, Davis
"Timing of supination recovery as related to the severity of the brachial plexus injury"
Megan Henderson, MD and Abigail Maciolek, MD - Southern Illinois University
"To evaluate the role of Botox® in the treatment and prevention of painful neuromas."
Omar Nazir, MD - Wake Forest University
"Nerve Transfers in Lower Brachial Plexus Injuries: A Human Cadaveric Study"
Cameron Barr, MD - Stanford University School of Medicine
"Trapezium Trabecular Microstructure Using Flat-Panel Volume CT: A Feasibility Study"
Siddharth Bhola, MD - University of California, San Diego
"Functional Loss of Elbow Flexion Torque Associated with Brachioradialis Release"
Jason Ko, MD - University of Washington School of Medicine
"The Use of Vibration Anesthesia to Reduce Pain with Injections in the Hand: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial"
Lauren Lamont, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery
"Patient Expectations Survey for the Treatment of Basilar Joint Arthritis"
Jonathan Danoff, MD - Columbia University
“Enhancement of Experimental Fracture Healing: Role of Local Soft Callus"
Jun Matsui, MD - University of California, San Francisco
"Biotenodesis Screw Fixation of Tendon Graft for Scapholunate Dissociation: Biomechanical Analysis of a Novel Surgical Technique"
Edward Moon, MD - University of Washington
"Comparison of Two Injection Techniques for Ulnar Nerve Blocks at the Wrist: A Cadaveric Study”
N. Michael Xu, MD - Wake Forest University
"The Effect of Fibrin Glue Augmentation in Zone II Flexor Tendon Repair: An In Vitro Cadaveric Biomechanical Study"