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Mike T Archdeacon

Peter J. Stern Professor & Chair, COM Orthopaedic Surgery

5508 Medical Sciences Building


Michael Archdeacon, MD

Michael T. Archdeacon is a Peter J. Stern Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. He serves as the Medical Director of Operative Services and Director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Traumatology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in difficult fracture care.

Dr. Archdeacon attended Tulane University School of Engineering and obtained his BS in Biomedical Engineering. He then attended the Ohio State University College of Medicine where he received his M.D. He obtained a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering at the Ohio State University College before he completed a General Surgery Internship and an Allen Orthopaedic Surgical Research Fellowship. After completing his residency training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine he obtained fellowship training in Orthopaedic Traumatology at Tampa General Hospital.

Dr. Archdeacon is currently serving on the OTA Board of Directors, the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association-Finance Committee as well as the Executive Board of the Ohio Orthopaedic Society as the Treasurer Elect.  He currently has more than fifty peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.

Dr. Archdeacon grew up in Hamilton, Ohio, and now resides in the West Side of Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Angela Zachman Boronyak

Assistant Professor - Educator, CEAS - Biomedical Eng

501H Engineering Research Cntr


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Donita Bylski-Austrow

Research Director, Biomechanics Research Laboratory
, COM Orthopaedic Surgery

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Biomechanics Research Laboratory, CCHMC
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Leyla Esfandiari

Assistant Professor, CEAS - Elec Eng & Computer Science

840 Engineering Research Cntr


Dr. Esfandiari joined the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati as an Assistant Professor with dual appointment in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. She completed her doctoral degree in Bioengineering from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She earned her Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California Irvine with focus on design and development of a microfluidic platform for studying neurogenesis. Also, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State University.
While at UCLA, Esfandiari also conducted research for the California Nano-System Institution (CNSI), and the Orthopedic Surgery Laboratory. During her academic training, Esfandiari has spent time giving back by leading and training graduate and undergraduate students in conducting research and experiments. Besides her academic practice, she has 4 years of industrial experience at  Applied Medical Co and Honeywell Inc.
Dr. Esfandiari has a multidisciplinary research background in development of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) for studying cell mechanics, nano-surface chemistry and development of molecular biosensors. At University of Cincinnati, she is leading the Integrative BioSensing Laboratory with the main focus on design and development of miniaturized biosensors and bio-platforms for point-of-care (POC) medical diagnostics, preventive and therapeutic medicine. 
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Jason C. Heikenfeld

VP of Operations, UC Office of Innovation, OoI Technology Transfer & Commercializat



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See Prof. Heikenfeld in a 2015 UC Faces Video.
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Yoonjee Park

Assistant Professor, CEAS - Chemical Eng

584 Engineering Research Cntr


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Mary Beth Privitera

Associate Professor, CEAS - Biomedical Eng