Request to Join
has invited you to join this group
Dr. Khan is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University with a focus in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. He completed his undergraduate education in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at McMaster University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and went on to complete his medical training at Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine . He remained in Hamilton to pursue residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University and completed a Master’s Degree in Health Research Methodology. Following this he completed fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery from McMaster University and a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan. While at the University of Michigan he gained expertise in open and arthroscopic techniques of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee as well as complex ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration procedures. He served as an assistant team physician for two Division 1 NCAA football teams (University of Michigan Wolverines and Eastern Michigan Eagles) while gaining experience in the treatment of the elite athlete. Dr. Khan's research interests relate to orthopaedic sports medicine and clinical outcomes with a focus on the shoulder and knee as well as upcoming biological treatment options. He has published over sixty peer-reviewed papers in top ranking journals. He has received national and international media attention for his research, presented at conferences globally and received multiple research awards for his work.
Chenchen Wang, MD, MSc is Professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She is one of the world’s leading authorities on tai chi mind-body Intervention and chronic pain research and also holds strong leadership and mentoring roles in the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute research environment, collaborating actively with multidisciplinary teams around the United States and across the world. Dr. Wang holds many advisory roles, including membership on the National Advisory Council for National Center for Complementary of Integrative Health at the National Institutes of Health in the United States. She also serves as vice chairperson, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (Computational Medicine). Her main research focuses on clinical and epidemiological studies of complementary and integrative disciplines and their applications to treatments in chronic rheumatic conditions. She has initiated and supervised cutting-edge patient- oriented research on the efficacy, safety, comparative effectiveness, and mechanisms of complementary approaches for patients with chronic non-cancer pain. She and her team have published extensively in these fields.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from The University of Sydney and completed training in community pharmacy before returning to the University of Sydney to undertake a PhD, which was completed in 2015. Now a practising pharmacist, researcher and academic.
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Bratton received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology-Movement Science at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. While at TCU, Dr. Bratton was a 4-year letter winner on the TCU Horned Frog Division I baseball team. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed his Family Medicine residency and Sports Medicine fellowship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He currently is practicing primary care sports medicine in Weatherford, Texas. He is the team physician for multiple area high schools and a local college. Furthermore, he is a community faculty member for the University of North Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Jonathan S Coblyn MD is the Epstein-Rubenstein Distinguished Chair in Rheumatology at the Brigham and Woman’s Hospital and is the Clinical Director of Rheumatology as well. He attended Princeton University and is a graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He continues to practice the Brigham and Women’s Orthopedic and Arthritis Center and his main area of interest is rheumatoid arthritis and its treatment. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., has served as the eighth dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and vice-president of the Division of Health Sciences since July, 2011. He is the first member of the University of Nevada faculty to be a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine from 2000-2005 (Vice-President 2004-2005), and is the Deputy Editor of Journal Watch. Dr. Schwenk is board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine, and his career has focused on mental health issues in primary care. Mostly recently his research and writing have turned to the issue of depression in medical students, residents and practicing physicians.
Gunnar Andersson received his MD in 1967 from the University of Goteborg Sweden and a PhD in Medical Science from the same University I 1974. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Sahlgren University Hospital in 1974 and joined the faculty the same year. In 1985 he moved to Rush University Medical Center in Chicago where he was Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery from 1994 to 2008. Dr Andersson’s clinical practice focuses on back and neck disorders. His Research also focuses on Spinal Disorders and includes an NIH funded Program Project on Degenerative Disc Disease which included clinical, biological and biomechanical projects. He has published over 340 original manuscripts and 170 books and book chapters.