2012 – University of Delaware

General Information

Date: August 25th, 2012, 9 am – 3:30 pm
Location: University of Delaware Spencer Lab
Students: 37 students from 13 high schools in the Newark/Wilmington Delaware Area and 4 undergraduates from the University of Delaware
Collaborators: University of Delaware College of Engineering
Event Sponsor: Delaware Rehabilitation Institute (DRI)



Morning Workshops (#8) Tibia Ex-Fix
(#7) Suturing
(#4) Scoliosis
Afternoon Workshops (#5) Toe Deformity
(#10) Design an TFN
(#14) Knee Ligaments



Name Affiliation
Annette Karlsson, PhD University of Delaware, Dept Mechanical Engineering
Jill Higginson, PhD University of Delaware, Dept Biomedical Engineering
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PhD University of Delaware, Dept Physical Therapy
Summer Hammoud, MD Thomas Jefferson University, Dept Orthopaedic Surgery
Alexis Cos WL Gore & Associates
Niki Decker WL Gore & Associates
Jenni Buckley, PhD University of Delaware, Dept Mechanical Engineering; & The Perry Initiative



Name Affiliation Contact
Amy Bucha Perry Initiative & University of Delaware [email protected]
Annie Biggs University of Delaware [email protected]
Gaelina Dun University of Delaware [email protected]
Madison DeFrank University of Delaware [email protected]
Jill Silver University of Delaware [email protected]
Dhara Amin University of Delaware [email protected]
Anna D’Alessio University of Delaware [email protected]
Amber Collins University of Delaware [email protected]
Kristen Coakley The Perry Initiative [email protected]


Special Guests

This event was attended by Delaware State Representative Mike Ramone, Delaware State Senator Karen Peterson and Delaware Secretary of Education Mark Murphy


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