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Administrative Core

The administrative core facilitates cross-disciplinary research by working with the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health Thematic Teams of musculoskeletal researchers. This core also enhances internal and external communications, provides pilot funding, trains the next generation of musculoskeletal researchers, and provides oversight and evaluation of the Methodologic and Resource cores.

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Administrative Core Functions

  • Support

    The administrative core provides administrative support to the cores as well as annual evaluation of their efficiency, function, usage and services.

  • Research

    The administrative core provides enrichment to expand the breadth and depth of musculoskeletal research through internal communication at Indiana University School of Medicine and external outreach programs at other schools and campuses.

  • Grant Program

    An annual Pilot Funding Program is maintained to promote the use of technologies and expertise afforded by the ICMH Clinical Research Cores to facilitate new research initiatives in musculoskeletal health. A request for application can be found below if you are interested in applying for funding through this program.

  • Training

    The administrative core ensures continued research in musculoskeletal health by training the next generation of musculoskeletal clinical researchers.

Internal Steering Committee 

Lynda F. Bonewald, PhD

Director, Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health

Sharon M. Moe, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Michael J. Econs, MD

Distinguished Professor

Erik A. Imel, MD

Professor of Medicine

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Health & Human Sciences

NiCole R. Keith, PhD

Professor of Kinesiology

Tatiana Foroud, PhD

Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs

Todd O. McKinley, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Teresa A. Zimmers, PhD

H.H. Gregg Professor of Cancer Research

External Advisory Board

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Karen Hansen, MD

Professor - University of Wisconsin

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Siu L. Hui, PhD

Distinguished Scientist - Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute

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C. Conrad Johnston, Jr.

Distinguished Professor Emeritus - Indiana University

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Elizabeth Shane, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical & Epidemiological Research - Columbia University Medical Center

Douglas K. Miller, MD

Professor Emeritus - Indiana University