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

Associate Professor

Research Areas: Mechanical Properties of Osteoporotic Bone

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering - BME
514F RMB
Lexington, KY 40506-0108
Phone: 859-323-1568
Fax: 859-323-2412
Email: pienkow@uky.edu

Professional Preparation

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

Positions

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