Our Team

  • JAMES P. STANNARD, MD
    Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • JAMES L. COOK, DVM, PHD, OTSC
    William & Kathryn Allen Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery
    Orthopaedic Research Division Chief
    Director, Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics
    Director, Mizzou BioJoint Center
  • DANA L. DUREN, PHD
    Director, Orthopaedic Research
    Director, Skeletal Morphology Laboratory
  • AARON STOKER, MS, PHD
    Associate Director, Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics
  • KEIICHI KUROKI, DVM, PHD
    Associate Director, Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics
  • TRENT M. GUESS, PHD
    Director, Mizzou Motion Analysis Center
  • EMILY LEARY, PHD
    Head, Orthopaedic Biostatistics
  • CRISTI REEVES COOK, DVM, MS
    Head, Diagnostic Imaging Research
  • FERRIS M. PFEIFFER, PHD
    Head, Biomechanics & Bioengineering
  • RICHARD J. SHERWOOD, PHD
    Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery,
    Professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences
  • CHANTELLE BOZYNSKI, DVM, MS
    Clinical Instructor
  • LORI CLARK, RN, BSN
    Associate Director, Program/Project Operations Clinical Trial Research
  • STACEE CLAWSON, RN, BSN
    Research Manager
  • VICKI JONES
    Program/Project Support Coordinator
  • JULIE SPIER
    Trauma Protocol Services Coordinator
  • STEVE C. FRIEDMAN
    Senior Editor
  • CAMERON PURVES
    Grants and Contracts Specialist
  • STACY TURPIN CHEAVENS, MS, CMI
    Certified Medical Illustrator

Clinical Research Staff

  • KYLE BLECHA, ATC, LAT
  • TROY PASHUCK
  • LASUN OLADEJI
  • ALYSSA SHAW
  • KELSEY WEST
  • KEVIN MATZ
  • KYLEE RUCINSKI
  • ERIC ZELASKO

Translational Orthopaedics Research Staff

  • MARY ROMESBURG
  • LINDA SALMON
  • GARY HUME

Skeletal Morphology Research Staff

  • KIMBERLY LEVER, MA CHRISTINA
  • HOLZHAUSER, MA
  • NICOLE ODOM

Bioengineering Research Staff

  • JILL JOURET

Graduate Students

  • FARRAH MONIBI, DVM
  • JAMES T. STANNARD
  • SEBASTIAN CARDONA RAMIREZ, DVM
  • NICOLE WALDEN
  • MELANIE BOEYER, MS