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Department of Biomedical Engineering

Carl Kirker-Head

Adjunct Associate Professor
Marilyn M. Simpson Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Director, Orthopedic Research Laboratory

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Carl Kirker-Head

Adjunct Associate Professor
Marilyn M. Simpson Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Director, Orthopedic Research Laboratory

Phone 508-839-7926
Science and Technology Center
4 Colby Street, Medford, MA 02155
Research: 
Bone growth and remodeling, bone repair in response to injury, bone grafting, surgical and other orthopaedic disease models, musculo-skeletal vascular disease. bone and soft tissue biomechanics, skeletal tissue engineering, orthopedic device development, clinical interests in equine athletic injury and orthopedic surgery, particularly internal fixation and arthroscopy