Department of Biomechanics

Susannah Gilbert, MS

Suza joined the Department of Biomechanics in 2010 as a Research Engineer after completing her B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University, where she began her work in orthopedics. Her main areas of research at HSS include studying the impact of foot and ankle surgical procedures on ankle function, studying knee joint simulation, and collaborating with residents and fellows from surgical services on biomechanical studies. She also conducts industry and core sponsored mechanical testing and works on implant retrieval studies with the Adult Reconstruction Joint Replacement service.

Selected Publications:

Gilbert S, Chen T, Hutchinson ID, Choi D, Voigt C, Warren RF, Maher SA. Dynamic contact mechanics on the tibial plateau of the human knee during activities of daily living. J Biomech. 2013 Nov 16

Leatherman ER, Guo H, Gilbert SL, Hutchinson ID, Maher S, Santner TJ. Using a Statistically Calibrated Biphasic Finite Element Model of the Human Knee Joint to Identify Robust Designs for a Meniscal Substitute. J Biomech Eng. 2014 Apr 1.

Waldstein W, Perino G, Jawetz ST, Gilbert SL, Boettner F. Does Intraarticular Inflammation Predict Biomechanical Cartilage Properties? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Mar 25.

Demetracopoulos CA, Gilbert SL, Young E, Baxter JR, Deland JT. Limited-Open Achilles Tendon Repair Using Locking Sutures Versus Nonlocking Sutures: An In Vitro Model. Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Mar 20

Moore DC, Casey JA, Gilbert SL, Crisco JJ. ÁCT-generated carpal cartilage surfaces: validation of a technique. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 2;44(13):2516-9

Elizabeth L. Brainard, David B. Baier, Stephen M. Gatesy, Tyler L. Hedrick, Keith A. Metzger, Susannah L. Gilbert, Joseph J. Crisco. X-ray Reconstruction of Moving Morphology (XROMM): precision, accuracy and applications in comparative biomechanics research. 2009.

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