18th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM on
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ORTHOPAEDIC BIOMECHANICS


 Friday, March 5th, 2010
Tulane University, New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana


Program, 18th Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
March 5th, 2010


7:30 AM - 8:20 AM Registration & Breakfast

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM Symposium Opening Remarks

Session I  COMPUTER MODELING AND ALGORITHM DEVELOPMENT 
Moderators: Nicole Grosland, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
                  Brandon Santoni, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Session II  CARTILAGE BIOMECHANICS        
Moderators: Michael Morlock, TUHH Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
                  Mack Gardner-Morse, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch

Session III  IMPLANT AND FRACTURE BIOMECHANICS        
Moderators: Victor Kosmopoulos, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX
                  Jenni Buckley, University of California, San Francisco, CA

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Break

Session IV  COMPUTATIONAL BONE MECHANICS AND TISSUE REMODELING        
Moderators: Kirk McGilvray, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
                 Cari Whyne, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2:45 - 4:00 PM
Dowling EP, Roman W, Athanasiou KA, McGarry JP
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Poster Presentation and Reception




Organized Jointly by:


          
         
          
    

Michael Liebschner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,                  Director Bio-Innovations
Department of Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
E-Mail: Liebschner@bcm.edu

Christian Puttlitz, Ph.D.
?Associate Professor, Department of
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University
E-Mail: puttlitz@engr.colostate.edu

Victor Kosmopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director, Bone and Joint Research Center, Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of North Texas Health Science Center
E-Mail: vkosmopo@hsc.unt.edu