Clinical Research Section

Clinical Research Team 

  •  Stephen J. Warner, M.D., Ph.D. Stephen J. Warner, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director of Clinical Research
  • Layla Haidar, MPH Layla Haidar, MPH
    Program Manager
  • Natasha Howard, BS
    Regulatory Specialist
  • Jacob Siahaan, MS Jacob Siahaan, MS
  • Alex Negron
    Financial Analyst
  • Sterling Boutte, BS Sterling Boutte, BS
    Clinical Coordinator
  • Keyla Guevara
    Clinical Coordinator
  • Jordan Harmon, BSJordan Harmon, BS
    Clinical Coordinator


Current grant support

“Subacromial Bursa Reimplantation after Rotator Cuff Repair: A Randomized Controlled Trial”

P.I.: James M. Gregory, M.D.

Industry Support, Arthrex

$107,000         2021-present 

Past grant support

Recent publications

  1. Worsham, J., Lowe, W. R., Copa, D., Williams, S., Kleihege, J., Lauck, K., … & Bailey, L. (2019). Subsequent surgery for loss of motion after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not influence function at 2 years: a matched case-control analysis. The American Journal of Sports Medicine47(11), 2550-2556.
  2. Castillo, R. C., Huang, Y., Scharfstein, D., Frey, K., Bosse, M. J., Pollak, A. N., … & Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium. (2019). Association between 6-week postdischarge risk classification and 12-month outcomes after orthopedic trauma. JAMA surgery154(2), e184824-e184824.
  3. Rogers, N. B., Hartline, B. E., Achor, T. S., Kumaravel, M., Gary, J. L., Choo, A. M., … & Warner, S. J. (2020). Improving the diagnosis of ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: a new imaging protocol. JBJS102(4), 309-314.
  4. Campbell, S. T., Lim, P. K., Kantor, A. H., Gausden, E. B., Goodnough, L. H., Park, A. Y., … & Gardner, M. J. (2020). Complication rates after lateral plate fixation of periprosthetic distal femur fractures: a multicenter study. Injury51(8), 1858-1862.
  5. Doerre, T., Hallwachs, A. J., Fullick, R., & Lowe, W. R. (2020). Repair of an acute latissimus dorsi tendon rupture using bicortical button fixation. Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery21(3), 70-75.
  6. Garner, M. R., Warner, S. J., Heiner, J. A., Kim, Y. T., & Agel, J. (2020). Soft tissue management in open tibial shaft fractures: a comparison of institutional preferences and resultant early clinical outcomes. Bone & Joint Open1(8), 481-487.
  7. Warth, R. J., Zandiyeh, P., Rao, M., Gabr, R. E., Tashman, S., Kumaravel, M., … & Harner, C. D. (2020). Quantitative assessment of in vivo human anterior cruciate ligament autograft remodeling: a 3-dimensional UTE-T2* imaging study. The American Journal of Sports Medicine48(12), 2939-2947.
  8. Warth, R. J., Shupe, P. G., Gao, X., Syed, M., Lowe, W. R., Huard, J., & Harner, C. D. (2020). Fibrin clots maintain the viability and proliferative capacity of human mesenchymal stem cells: An in vitro study. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research478(3), 653.
  9. Suchting, R., Kapoor, S., Mathis, K. B., & Ahn, H. (2020). Changes in experimental pain sensitivity from using home-based remotely supervised transcranial direct current stimulation in older adults with knee osteoarthritis. Pain Medicine21(11), 2676-2683.
  10. Ahn, H., Galle, K., Mathis, K. B., Miao, H., Montero-Hernandez, S., Jackson, N., … & Pollonini, L. (2020). Feasibility and efficacy of remotely supervised cranial electrical stimulation for pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled pilot study. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience77, 128-133.
  11. Bailey, L., Weldon, M., Kleihege, J., Lauck, K., Syed, M., Mascarenhas, R., & Lowe, W. R. (2021). Platelet-Rich Plasma Augmentation of Meniscal Repair in the Setting of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. The American Journal of Sports Medicine49(12), 3287-3292.
  12. Presley, J., Bailey, L., Maloney, K., Duncan, B., Reid, M., Juneau, C., & Lowe, W. R. (2021). The influence of mode-of-injury on psychological readiness for return-to-sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a matched-controlled study. International journal of sports physical therapy16(1), 177.
  13. O’Toole, R. V., Stein, D. M., Frey, K. P., O’Hara, N. N., Scharfstein, D. O., Slobogean, G. P., … & Castillo, R. C. (2021). Protocol: PREVENTion of CLots in Orthopaedic Trauma (PREVENT CLOT): a randomised pragmatic trial protocol comparing aspirin versus low-molecular-weight heparin for blood clot prevention in orthopaedic trauma patients. BMJ Open11(3).
  14. Park, A. Y., & Smith, D. W. (2021). Volar Approach to the First Extensor Compartment for Surgical Treatment of DeQuervain Tenosynovitis. Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery25(2), 108-110.
  15. Maxwell, G. T., Warth, R. J., Amin, A., Darlow, M. A., Bailey, L., Lowe, W. R., & Harner, C. D. (2021). Multiple ligament knee injuries: Does the knee dislocation classification predict the type of surgical management?. The Journal of Knee Surgery34(03), 273-279.
  16. Lin, C. A., O’Hara, N. N., Sprague, S., O’Toole, R. V., Joshi, M., Harris, A. D., … & PREP-IT Investigators. (2021). Low Adherence to Recommended Guidelines for Open Fracture Antibiotic Prophylaxis. JBJS103(7), 609-617.
  17. Rogers, N. B., Karam, W. N., Kumaravel, M., Warner, S. J., & Gary, J. L. (2021). Dual-Energy CT to Diagnose Occult Femoral Neck Fracture in MRI-Contraindicated Patient: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connector11(4), e21.
  18. Garner, M. R., Warner, S. J., Heiner, J. A., Kim, Y. T., & Agel, J. (2021). Evaluation of the orthopaedic trauma association open fracture classification (OTA-OFC) as an outcome prediction tool in open tibial shaft fractures. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 1-5.
  19. Han, S., Rodriguez-Quintana, D., Freedhand, A. M., Mathis, K. B., Boiwka, A. V., & Noble, P. C. (2021). Contemporary robotic systems in total knee arthroplasty: A review of accuracy and outcomes. Orthopedic Clinics52(2), 83-92.
  20. O’Toole, R. V., Joshi, M., Carlini, A. R., Murray, C. K., Allen, L. E., Huang, Y., … & Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium. (2021). Effect of intrawound vancomycin powder in operatively treated high-risk tibia fractures: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA surgery156(5), e207259-e207259.
  21. O’Toole, R. V., Joshi, M., Carlini, A. R., Murray, C. K., Allen, L. E., Huang, Y., … & Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium. (2021). Effect of intrawound vancomycin powder in operatively treated high-risk tibia fractures: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA surgery156(5), e207259-e207259.
  22. Ebaugh, M. P., McGarvey, W. C., Penner, M. J., & Berlet, G. C. (2021). Revision Total Ankle Arthroplasty. In Primary and Revision Total Ankle Replacement(pp. 421-446). Springer, Cham.
  23. Rennard, J., Rogers, N., Achor, T., Kumaravel, M., Gary, J., Choo, A., … & Warner, S. J. (2022). The Impact of Magnetic Resonance Imaging on the Diagnosis of High-Energy Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma36(2), 93-97.
  24. Rigsby, V. P., Shaw, J. C., Stankaitis, C. N., Kleihege, J. L., Lowe, W. R., Bailey, L., & Higbie, S. R. (2022, February). Return-to-Sport Outcomes Following ACL Reconstruction with Concomitant Meniscus Allograft Transplantation Versus Isolated ACL Reconstruction. In 2022 Combined Sections Meeting (CSM). APTA.
  25. McKinley, T. O., Gaski, G. E., Billiar, T. R., Vodovotz, Y., Brown, K. M., Elster, E. A., … & Castillo, R. C. (2022). Patient-Specific Precision Injury Signatures to Optimize Orthopaedic Interventions in Multiply Injured Patients (PRECISE STUDY). Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma36, S14-S20.
  26. Heiner, J. A., Banner, K. A., Wu, V. J., Achor, T. S., Gary, J. L., Munz, J. W., … & Warner, S. J. (2022). The Injury Characteristics of Open Pilon Fractures Predictive of Complications. Injury.
  27. Ebaugh, P., Alford, T. H., Davis, E., Kutzarov, K. J., Greaser, M. C., & McGarvey, W. C. (2022). Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMIS) of Primary Total Ankle Arthroplasty in Patients Under 50 Years of Age. Foot & ankle orthopaedics7(1), 2473011421S00184.
  28. Kellam, J. F. (2022). Are Bone Metabolism and Bone Material Strength Evaluations Worthwhile?: Commentary on an article by Tamara D. Rozental, MD, et al.:“Longitudinal Changes in Serum Markers of Bone Metabolism and Bone Material Strength in Premenopausal Women with Distal Radial Fracture”. JBJS104(1), e3.
  29. Vemulapalli, K. C., Pechero, G. R., Warner, S. J., Achor, T. S., Gary, J. L., Munz, J. W., … & Routt Jr, M. L. C. (2022). Is retrograde nailing superior to lateral locked plating for complete articular distal femur fractures?. Injury53(2), 640-644.