WOF Grant Recipients

Resident Research Grants through OREF

WOF will fund up to three grant proposals per year to select residents whose submissions have been reviewed by an OREF panel of experts. Upon completion of their research, each of the residents will present their findings in a podium paper at the WOA Annual Meeting.

2022 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Rishi Trikha, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Periprosthetic Infection Risk in Medically Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis

2021 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Steven Garcia, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Functionally Heterogeneous Human Fibroadipogenic Progenitor Cells

Sarah Stroud, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Analysis of Prognostic Factors for Adults with Primary Extremity Sarcomas

Alejandro Cazzulino, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Preoperative Patient Expectations in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

2020 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Aditya Manoharan, MD
University of Arizona
Accuracy of Arthroscopic vs Open Reduction of Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries

James Rizkalla, MD
Baylor University Medical Center
Effect of Lumbar Erector Spinae Plane Blocks on Post-op Opioid Consumption

Garwin Chin, MD
University of California Irvine
Does Cannabinoid Therapy Reduce Opioid Consumption After Fracture Surgery?

2019 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Chad Ishmael, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
The Promise of Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for Implant Infection 

David Falgout, MD
University of Arizona
Recovery from Ciprofloxacin Induced Tendinopathy

Peter Hsiue, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Macrophage Priming and Adoptive Transfers in Orthopaedic Implant Infections

2018 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Lawrence Goodnough, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Prospective Isolation of Skeletal Stem Cells from Human Fractures In Vivo 

Stephen Gibbs, MD
University of Southern California
Standard Versus Low Dose CT for Assessment of Acetabular Fracture Reduction 

Caitlin Rugg, MD
University of California, San Francisco
The Impact of Early Sport Specialization on the Collegiate Athlete

2017 WOF/OREF Grant Recipients

Erika Garbrecht, MD
University of New Mexico
Chondrocyte Viability After Exposure to Antiseptic Solutions and TXA

Mario Vargas-Vila, MD, PhD
University of California, San Diego
Muscle Degeneration and Intervention in Chronic Rabbit Supraspinatus Injury

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