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Clinical orthopaedic research

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Friday, 17 January 2020
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Location
On-campus
Qualification
PhD
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (UOC)
Supervisors
Professor Gary Hooper, Associate Professor Tim Woodfield, Dr Debbie Snell, Dr Jennifer Dunn

Overview

Potential topics

  • Acoustic emission monitoring for detecting wear/failure in total joint replacement
  • Joint proprioception following total joint replacement
  • Measuring changes in bone mineral density in total hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Random controlled trials evaluating total joint arthroplasty and survival
  • Prospective studies evaluating total joint arthroplasty and survival from the New Zealand National Joint Registry
  • Prediction of outcomes following hip and knee joint replacement

Contact

Deborah McMahon
Email   deborah.mcmahon@otago.ac.nz