Research Opportunities:
Multiple staff involved in research, along with out service rotation exposure and experience that facilitates research both within the military medical system as well as with our civilian partnerships.

Research Requirements:
1 publishable manuscript with primary authorship requiring Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval process.

Research Year:
Not currently but has been completed by select residents.

Sample of Past Research efforts/publications (2020 – 2022)
Bernstein E, Kelsey T, Cochran G, Deafenbaugh B, Kuhn K. Femoral Neck Stress Fractures: An Updated Review. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2022 Apr 1;30(7):302-311. PMID: 35077440.

Lang RW, Yoder AJ, Porensky P. Perspectives on Cervical Arthroplasty in Navy and Marine Corps Tactical Jet Aircrew. Mil Med. 2022 Jan 22:usac012. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usac012. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35064263.

MacGregor AJ, Fogleman SA, Dougherty AL, Ryans CP, Janney CF, Fraser JJ. Sex Differences in the Incidence and Risk of Ankle-Foot Complex Stress Fractures Among U.S. Military Personnel. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 Apr;31(4):586-592. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2021.0292. Epub 2021 Nov 25. PMID: 34846948.

McDonald LS, Westermann RW, Economopoulos KJ, Grogan BF, Graves BR, Saihna A, Angelo RL. Whit, Wisdom, and Whitewater: A Journey with the 2021 AANA Traveling Fellows. Arthroscopy. 2022 May; 38(5):1749-1753. PMID 35288276.

Heig T, Mombell K, Deafenbaugh B. Bilateral Atypical Tension-Sided Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in a Military Recruit, Military Medicine, 2021 Jan 12: usaa343. PMID: 33433591.

Barlow, Brian T., and Jennifer Smith. "Editorial Comment: Selected Proceedings from the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons 2020 Annual Meeting." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® 479.11 (2021): 2373-2374.

Cook C, Zhou L, Bolognesi M, Sheean AJ, Barlow B, Rhon DI. “Does Surgery for Concomitant Cruciate and Meniscus Injury Increase or Decrease Subsequent Comorbidities at 2 Years?” J Knee Surg. Accepted. 2022

Sample of Current Research Efforts

The following is a list of the Current PGY5 research efforts.
• Rosai Dorfman Disease of Bone
• Iliac crest versus supra-acetabular external fixator pins: a biomechanical study
• Osteonecrosis of the femoral head following food-borne gastrointestinal illness with Shiga toxin-producing E coli
• Fragility Fractures and Opportunistic Screening for Osteoporosis on CT Scans
• Incidence of Exertional Compartment Syndrome in the Military
• Of Hatches and Hands: Management of Hand Injuries
• Concomitant pectoralis major and rotator cuff repair with biceps tenodesis in an active adult (working title)
• Isolated greater trochanter fracture in a USMC recruit
• CT detection of intra-articular air in the ankle
• Case report: Paraspinal compartment syndrome
• A linguistic analysis of orthopedic surgery applicant personal statements
• Orthopaedic utilization at OCONUS MTFs
• Marijuana pain control in the orthopaedic trauma patient
• Marijuana use in the orthopaedic trauma patient (review)
• Correlation between research productivity during medical school and residency
• Updating Kocher criteria for pediatric septic knee