Research Opportunity
Multiple within program

Research Requirements
1 month dedicated research/2nd year, 1 month dedicated research/3rd year, publishable research project by graduation

Research Year

Sample of Past Research efforts/publications

Biomechanical Analysis of a Transverse Olecranon Fracture Model Using Tension Band Wiring
James Hammond DO, Robert Ruland MD, Christopher Hogan MD, David Rose MBBS, Stephen Belkoff PhD

No Difference in Risk of Implant Removal Between Orthogonal Mini-fragment and Single Small-fragment Plating of Midshaft Clavicle Fractures in a Military Population: A Preliminary Study
Chihua Lee 1David A Feaker 2Amy A Ostrofe 1Christopher S Smith 1
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 Apr;478(4):741-749
doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000877

Optimizing the Orthopaedic Consult
Shirley, Eric D. MD; Nevins, Lieutenant Colin E. MD
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: February 15, 2022 - Volume 30 - Issue 4 - p e453-e460
doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-21-00705

Opioid prescribing in the U.S. Military Health System, 2014 to 2018: fewer prescriptions, fewer pills, and shorter treatment duration
Goldman, Ashton H.a; Johnson, Daniel D.a; Griffis, Clare E.a; Land, Vaughnb; Balazs, George C.a,*
PAIN: January 2022 - Volume 163 - Issue 1 - p e87-e93
doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002313

A Novel Surgical Technique for Glenoid Reconstruction in the Trauma Setting With a Distal Tibia Allograft
A Case Report
Harrison, James MD, MC, USN1; Sanderson, Galen MD, MC, USN1,a; Crickard, Colin V. MD, MC, USN1; Hammond, James DO, ATC, MC, USN1
JBJS Case Connector: October-December 2020 - Volume 10 - Issue 4 - p e20.00184
doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.20.00184

Natural Language Processing and Its Use in Orthopaedic Research
John M. WyattGregory J. Booth & Ashton H. Goldman 
Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine volume 14, pages392–396 (2021)

Sample of Current Research Efforts

Achilles tendon injuries treated in the military health system, PI Dr. Thomas Douglas

A Radiological determination of the different screw cutting patterns in cut and uncut orthopaedic cortical screws using a foam block model. PI Dr. Thomas Douglas

High-Fidelity Orthopaedic Surgical Skills Models and Resident Performance in the Surgical Treatment of Distal Humerus Fractures PI. Dr. Christopher Smith

The Effects of Variable Degrees of Acetabular Mobilization in Periacetabular Osteotomies. PI Dr. Vanna Rocchi
Return to Duty following Total hip arthroplasty, anterior versus posterior approach PI Dr. Ashton Goldman

Female Sexual dysfunction in the setting of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome PI Dr. Christian Balazs
Biomechanical Evaluation of Humeral Torsional Strength Following Biceps Tenodesis PI Dr. James Hammond

Biomechanical Evaluation of Humeral Torsional Strength Following Biceps Tenodesis PI Dr. James Hammond