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Pediatric Musculoskeletal Disease

The pediatric musculoskeletal disease team is investigating the causes of childhood musculoskeletal diseases, including those that affect bone and muscle such as diabetes, obesity, and the sarcomas with special interest on osteosarcoma. The goal is better understand the causes of pediatric musculoskeletal disease and how they relate to other childhood illnesses.

Team Leaders

Linda A. DiMeglio, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Erik A. Imel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Faculty Investigators

Lynda F. Bonewald, PhD

Director, Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health

Christine B. Caltoum, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Tyler W. Christman, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Kirithika Dorairaj, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Marcia V. Felker, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Sciences

Meredith R. Golomb, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Ed Greenfield, PhD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Megan B. Marine, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Anna Neyman, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Thomas M. O'Connell, PhD, BS

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Melissa S. Oliver, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Jason Organ, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Neha D. Pottanat, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Jamie L. Renbarger, MD

Caroline Symmes Professor of Pediatric Cancer Research

Alexander G. Robling, PhD

Chair, Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Zeb I. Saeed, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Andrew L. Schwaderer, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Stacey E. Tarvin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Sunil Tholpady, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Joseph Wallace, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Health & Human Sciences

Steven S. Welc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiology

L D. Wurtz, MD

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hiroki Yokota, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Melissa A. Kacena, PhD, MS, BS

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Other Members

Todd Bertrand, PhD

Marian Hart, PhD

Randall Roper, PhD, IUPUI School of Science, Biomedical Engineering