COR Executive Staff
Louis U. Bigliani, M.D., Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Francis Y. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Orthopaedic Research, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Christopher S. Ahmad, M.D., Director, Biomechanics Laboratory
COR Faculty Staff
Francis Y. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Lee's research is focused on pathologic osteoclastogenesis in relation to osteomyelitis, periodontitis, metastatic bone cancers, osteoporosis, implant loosening and rheumatoid arthritis.
Daniel Sunho Oh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Science - Dr. Oh's research is focused on the design and development of multifunctional hybrid scaffolds for optimization of bone regeneration in large segmental defects.
Hesham Tawfeek, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Science - Dr. Tawfeek's research is focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that lead to bone formation and resorption.
COR Research Staff
Hana Goto, M.S., Research Technician
Heon-Goo (Nick) Lee, M.S., Doctoral Student, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, NY
Craig Rees, B.S.,M.P.H., Research Technician
Roya Shaji, M.S., Research Technician
YingLai (Bee) Tsui, M.S., Research Technician
Charlie Yongpravat, M.S., Doctoral Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, NY
Orthopaedic Clinician-Scientist Development Program
Peter Tang, M.D.
Edwin Cadet, M.D.
Jonathan Lee, M.D.
Translational Research in Orthopaedics Program - Research Scholar
Anny Hsu, M.D.
Visiting Research Scholars 2011 - 2012
Chandhanarat Chandhanayingyong, M.D., Thailand
Seok Hyun Kweon, M.D., Korea
Won Seok Song, M.D., Korea
Student Fellowships 2011 - 2012
Jon-Michael Caldwell, B.S., College of Physicians & Surgeons Columbia University, NY, NY
Phillip Lim, B.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Molly Meadows, B.S., College of Physicians & Surgeons Columbia University, NY, NY