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John J. Elias, PhD

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BS, MS, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Department of Research

Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, OH 44307
Phone: 330-344-6176
Fax: 330-344-2336
Email: john.elias@akrongeneral.org
Research Interests:
  • In vitro characterization of the influence of pathology, rehabilitation and surgical treatment on joint kinematics and pressure applied to cartilage for musculoskeletal joints, with a particular focus on patellofemoral disorders and ACL injuries
  • Computational simulation of joint motion and muscle loading to characterize influence of pathology, rehabilitation and surgical treatment on pressure applied to patellofemoral cartilage
  • Characterization of the mechanical properties of intact and reconstructed bones, tendons and ligaments
  • Clinical outcomes analysis following orthopedic surgery

Education:
1989
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
1991
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
M.S., Biomedical Engineering
1994
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering
1997
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Post-doc, Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Teaching Appointments:
2005 – present
Assistant Professor, part time, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2008 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH
2009 – present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Akron, Akron, OH

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Date Updated: 18-NOV-2013



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