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David Pienkowski, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact

859-323-1568
514F RMB

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Appointments

2007-Present: Executive Director; Pennsylvania Human Implant Performance Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA

1997–Present: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Kentucky

1997-Present: Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky

2000-2010: Research Staff Member, Shriners Hospital for Children, Lexington, KY

1996-1997: Research Committee Member, Kentucky Spine Institute, Lexington, KY

1991-2000: Director, Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Kentucky

1991-1997: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Kentucky

1991-1997: Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky

1987-1991: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Research, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1989: Vice-President of Research, IatroMed Inc., Phoenix, AZ

1987-1989: Vice-President of Clinical Research, LTI Biomedical Inc., San Diego, CA

1984-1987: Visiting Scholar, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1982-1987: Director of Research and Development: Orthopaedic Products, La Jolla Technology Inc., San Diego, CA


Education

MBA, Management, University of Pennsylvania, PA 1987

PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1982

MSE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1978

BS, Physics, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 1976


Research Interest:

Mechanical Properties of Osteoporotic Bone