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Dr. Kacena is Vice Chair for Research and a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at IU School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado in collaboration with Harvard Medical School and NASA Ames Research Center. She completed her postdoctoral training in Orthopaedics at Yale University School of Medicine, where she was promoted to Assistant Professor before being recruited to IU in 2007.
Titles & Appointments
- Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
- Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology
- Vice Chair for Research
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