Clinical epidemiology, health services research and computational biology focuses on improving heath care delivery and health care spending, evidence-based medicine, and improving outcomes from orthopaedic surgery procedures.
Clinical Trials and human subject research to understand patient disease and outcomes. (Ahn, Gagnier, Bedi…and others specifically engaged in clinical trial work)
Health Services & Clinical Epidemiology
Determining the best practices to reduce medical errors and identify optimal device selection for joint replacement procedures. (Gagnier, Hallstrom, Hughes)
Combining biomechanics, machine learning, clinical epidemiology, and operations research to improve the delivery and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal healthcare. (Hughes)
CEROS is a research laboratory within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. We conduct clinical and epidemiological research focused on improving outcomes in patients with musculoskeletal conditions and advancing clinical research reporting and methodology.