Gerald F. Harris, Ph.D., P.E.

Gerald F. Harris, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Director of Orthopaedic Research & Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC)

Office: Olin Engineering, 307
The Medical College of Wisconsin Office: ASF, Suite 105
E-mail: gerald.harris@marquette.edu

Research interests

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 1981, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., 1978, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.A., 1976, Human Resources Management, Pepperdine University
B.S., 1971, Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy

Selected recent publications

Schnorenberg, A., Slavens, B., Wang, M., Vogel, L., Smith, P., Harris, G., "Biomechanical model for evaluation of pediatric upper extremity joint dynamics during wheelchair mobility," Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 47, (1), 269-276, 2014.

Albert C., Jameson J., Toth J., Smith P., Harris G., "Bone properties by nanoindentation in mild and severe osteogenesis imperfecta," Clinical Biomechanics, 28 (1) 110–116, 2013.

Albert C., Jameson J., Harris G., "Design and validation of bending test method for characterization of miniature pediatric cortical bone specimens," Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Part H., Vol. 227 (2), 105-113, 2013.

Cohen, T., Altiok, H., Wang, M., McGrady, L., Tarima, S., Krzak, J., Graf, A., Smith, P., Harris, G., "Evaluation of cast creep occurring during simulated clubfoot correction," Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 227 (8), 917-925, 2013.

Smith, P., Kuo, K., Graf, A., Krzak, J., Flanagan, A., Hassani, S., Caudill, A., Dietz, F., Morcuende, J., Harris, G., "Long-term Results of Comprehensive Clubfoot Release Versus the Ponseti Method: Which Is Better?" Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3386-8, 2013.

Current Grants

G.F. Harris (Principal Investigator), "Bone characterization for Improved Care of Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta," Sponsored by Shriners Hospitals for Children – Chicago. (07/2012 - 06/2015)

G.F. Harris, (Marquette University Principal Investigator), "An Exotendon Prosthesis to Improve Walking for Lower Limb Amputees," Sponsored by NIH. (02/2012 - 08/2015)

G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Analysis of bone microstructure in osteogenesis imperfecta/brittle bone disease," Sponsored by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Advanced Light Source (ALS) Imaging Facility Award, Microtomography Beamline 8.3.2. (01/2012 - 06/2014)

G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers: Technologies for Children with Orthopaedic Disabilities," Sponsored by NIDRR (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (10/2010 - 09/2015)

G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) in Pediatric to Adult Transition," Sponsored by NIDRR: (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (10/2010 - 09/2015)

G.F. Harris, (Consultant for ITESM, Chihuahua, MX), "FIPSE: Center for Technology and Research in Biomedical Engineering," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education. (10/2010 - 08/2015)

G.F. Harris, (Co-Principal Investigator), "Linked Clinical Research Center (LCRC-Midwest)," Sponsored by OI Foundation: (Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation). (01/2009 - 10/2014)

G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training in Pediatric Mobility," sponsored by NIDRR: (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (09/2008 - 08/2014)


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