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Dr. Andrew Anderson PhD

Dr. Andrew Anderson PhD - Director of Orthopaedic Research- Motion Capture Core Facility

Research Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
590 Wakara Way, RM A100
phone (801) 587-5208
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My Publications

Musculoskeletal Research Laboratories

Background

  • Internship 2000, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic
  • BS 2001, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • PhD 2007, Bioengineering, University of Utah. Project: Computational Modeling of Hip Biomechanics
  • Fellowship 2011, Neuromuscular Mechanics, Stanford University

Current Responsibilities

Dr. Anderson received his doctoral degree in Bioengineering from the University of Utah. He completed a short postdoctoral fellowship in the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Utah prior to his appointment as an Assistant Research Professor in December, 2007. He serves as the Director of Orthopaedic Research at the University of Utah Motion Capture Core Facility and holds academic appointments in the Department of Bioengineering, Department of Physical Therapy, and is a Staff Scientist at SCI.

Dr. Anderson's research interests and areas of expertise include computational modeling (finite element analysis, discrete element analysis, muscle modeling), medical image analysis, clinical gait and movement analysis, clinical imaging (CT, fluoroscopy, MRI), dynamic imaging, bone and soft tissue experimental biomechanics, and statistical shape modeling.