PhD and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides a rich, dynamic, interdisciplinary training environment for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. PhD students can enroll in a degree program through the UM Medical School or College of Engineering and complete their dissertation under the direction of an Orthopaedic Surgery faculty member.

Doctoral Students

  • David Barton (Biomedical Engineering, Mentor: Dr. Kozloff)
  • Dana Begun (Biomedical Engineering, Mentor: Dr. Goldstein)
  • Jonathan Gumucio (Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Mentor: Dr. Mendias)
  • Ben Sinder (Biomedical Engineering, Mentor: Dr. Kozloff)
  • Kristoffer Sugg (Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Mentor: Dr. Mendias)

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Laura Mangiavini, MD (Mentor: Dr. Schipani)
  • Eugene Manley, PhD (Mentor: Dr. Alford)
  • Christophe Merceron, PhD (Mentor: Dr. Schipani)
  • Tomoharu Mochizuki, MD (Mentor: Dr. Blaha)
  • Stephen Schlecht, PhD (Mentor: Dr. Jepsen)

How to Apply Students interested in completing their PhD or postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery should contact a faculty member in their area of interest. PhD students can pursue degrees through the Medical School Program in Biomedical Sciences, College of Engineering, School of Public Health  or School of Kinesiology. More information on Postdoctoral Training at the UM can be found at the Medical School Office of Postdoctoral Studies.