HMRC Seminar Series - 2003 to 2004

We would like to thank the following speakers for their participation in our Seminar Series:

September 2003

Dr. T. Derek V. Cooke, Orthopaedic Consultant, Habib Medical Centre.
- "Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee and Osteoporosis: Is there a connection?"

October 2003

Joel Lanovaz, Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University.
- "Development of a Dynamic, Three Dimensional Computational Model of the Knee Joint "

Steve MacNeil, Ph.D. Candidate, Physical Health and Education Department, Queen's University.
- "Mechanics and Clinical Significance of OA Knee Bracing "

Andrea Hemmerich, M.Sc. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University.
- " Three-Dimensional Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of Activities of Daily Living in India"

November 2003

Shawn Leclaire, Systems Specialist, Human Mobility Research Centre.
- "Computing in the OR: An Overview of the Role Computers Play in Image-Guided Surgery"

Dr. Genevieve Dumas, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University.
- "Pregnancy and Work: Problematic Tasks Identified by Pregnant Women"

Dr. Randy Flanagan, Professor, Department of Psychology, Queen's University.
- "Prediction and Control in Skilled Action"

Dr. Lindsay Davidson, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Kingston General Hospital.
- "Don't Slip Up! SCFE- A Preventable Cause of Osteoarthritis?"

December 2003

Dr. Stephen Waldman, Professor, Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Queen's University.
- "Application of Mechanical Forces during the First Week of In Vitro Cartilaginous Tissue Formation Increases Collagen Accumulation"

January 2004

Patrick Smith, Msc. Candidate, Department of Biochemistry, Queen's University.
- "Examination of the metabolic and genetic Effects of N-acylated Glucosamines on Articular Chondrocytes"

Alain Beaulieu, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Computing and Information Science, Queen's University.
- "Verifying and validating (V&V) software safety for Computer Integrated Surgery"

February 2004

Dr. Maarten Beek, Post Doctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University.
- "Kinematics of the Wrist Joints"

Dr. Randy Ellis, Professor, School of Information and Computing Science, Queen's University.
- "OR2010: Medical Imaging for Computer-Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery"

Alison McConnell, MSc.(Engineering), Queen's University, Research Engineer, Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St. Michael's Hospital.
- "Experiences in Setting up a Biomechanics Laboratory in a Level One Trauma Centre"

March 2004

Dr. Linda MacLean, Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University.
- "Characterization of muscle morphology and firing characteristics using electromyography:
Potential uses in understanding repetitive strain injury."

Dr. Davide Bardana, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kingston General Hospital
- "Advances in ACL Surgery: Computer Assisted and Instrumented Tensioning."

Dr. T. Derek V. Cooke, Orthopaedic Consultant, Habib Medical Centre
- "Healthy Knee Mechanics and Alignment."

Dr. Aaron Campbell, Orthopaedic Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kingston General Hospital/Queen's University
- "Greater Trochanteric Tip Fractures: MRI and Clinical Evaluation"

For further information please contact:

Anny Patterson, Seminar Series Co-ordinator

Human Mobility Research Centre
Angada 1
Syl and Molly Apps Research Centre
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7
Telephone (613) 548-2430
Fax (613) 549-2529