Research Highlights

Recent Awards, Publications & Presentations


  • Dr. Scott Boden was inaugurated into the Millipub Club through the School of Medicine. The Millipub Club is for faculty who have an article cited more than 1000 times (the average is 7 citations). 
  • Dr. Tim Yoon, Dr. William Hutton, and Dr. Zili Wang were recently honored with the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) prize for best paper. Their findings will be presented at the ISSLS Annual meeting in Scottsdale, AZ in May 2013.
  • Todd DC, Ghasem AD, Xerogeanes JW. Height, Weight, and Age Predict Quadriceps Tendon Length and Thickness in Skeletally Immature Patients. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Feb 26. pii: 0363546515570620. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25721535.
  • Freedman BA, Hoffler CE 2nd, Cameron BM, Rhee JM, Bawa M, Malone DG, Bent M, Yoon TS. A comparison of computed tomography measures for diagnosing cervical spinal stenosis associated with myelopathy: a case-control study. Asian Spine J. 2015 Feb;9(1):22-9. doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.22. Epub 2015 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 25705331; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4330215.
  • Rhee JM. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery for cervical radiculopathy: is time of essence? Spine J. 2015 Mar 1;15(3):433-4. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.11.005. PubMed PMID: 25704241.
  • Slone HS, Romine SE, Premkumar A, Xerogeanes JW. Quadriceps Tendon Autograft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Comprehensive Review of Current Literature and Systematic Review of Clinical Results. Arthroscopy. 2015 Mar;31(3):541-554. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.11.010. Epub 2014 Dec 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 25543249.
  • Gottschalk MB, Yoon ST, Park DK, Rhee JM, Mitchell PM. Surgical training using three-dimensional simulation in placement of cervical lateral mass screws: a blinded randomized control trial. Spine J. 2015 Jan 1;15(1):168-75. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.08.444. Epub 2014 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 25194517.
  • Koo KH, Yoon ST, Kim SB, Hutton WC. The effect of hubbing on the pull-out strength of lateral mass screws in the cervical spine: a biomechanical experiment. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 Feb;28(1):E45-8. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000143. PubMed PMID: 25075989.