Dr. Ryan Lohre is an Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital. He previously completed his residency training and medical school at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. His current research interests include clinical outcomes of shoulder reconstructive procedures, novel investigation and management of scapular pathology, and value propositions through technology implementation. His previous work focused on validating the effectiveness of virtual and extended reality (VR/XR) in orthopaedic surgery training.
Dr. Elmallah is an orthopaedic surgery shoulder and elbow fellow at Massachussetts General Hospital. She completed residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and has an extensive research background on joint preservation and reconstruction. More recently, her interests have been focused on the shoulder, particularly on outcomes following reverse shoulder arthroplasty, periprosthetic fractures, and scapulothoracic anatomy and kinematics.
Dr. Ames is an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellow at New England Baptist Hospital. His research and clinical interests include joint preservation and injury prevention and advancing joint restoration and reconstruction techniques to return patients of all ages back to a healthy, active lifestyle. He is currently studying expanding indications for shoulder arthroplasty implants and stratifying arthroplasty outcomes based on surgical indication. He attended medical school at Michigan State University and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Ascension Genesys Hospital - MSU Statewide Campus system where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ames has authored a textbook chapter on Knee Cartilage Injury and Rehabilitation and previously won research awards for his work in ankle ligament injury diagnosis and repair.
Margaret (Maggie) Shields is a PGY4 orthopaedic surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. She completed her undergraduate degree at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. She then spent a year at Lankenau Medical Center between college and medical school, where she worked as a research assistant in a colorectal surgery practice. During medical school at Jefferson, she completed projects at Wills Eye Hospital and Rothman Orthopaedics before moving up north to Boston for residency training. She currently is doing research with faculty at both New England Baptist Hospital and Tufts Medical Center, with a broad interest in all aspects of upper extremity surgery. She is currently applying for a hand and upper extremity fellowship.
Michael Moverman is a current fourth year orthopaedic surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center. Michael began working as a part of the research team with Dr. Jawa in 2019. His primary research interests are centered on improving outcomes after anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty as well as understanding the natural history and etiologies of different forms of shoulder arthritis. He is planning on pursuing a career in shoulder and elbow surgery.
Eileen Colliton is a current fourth year orthopaedic surgery residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. She completed her undergraduate training at Providence College in Providence, RI, majoring in biochemistry. She then spent a year working in the Innovations Lab at Aetna in Hartford, CT before starting medical school at UConn School of Medicine in Farmington, CT. While at UConn, she completed projects with UConn Orthopedics and Connecticut Children's Medical Center Orthopedics, focusing on sports upper extremity injuries. She is currently participating in research with faculty at New England Baptist Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital with projects spanning from the shoulder to the wrist. She is currently applying for hand and upper extremity fellowship.
Rick Puzzitiello, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgery resident at Tufts Medical Center and affiliated hospitals. His research interests include clinical outcomes and predictive modeling following shoulder arthroplasty and sports-related surgeries. He has presented his work at multiple national and regional conferences, and has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters. He earned his B.S. at Miami University of Ohio and his M.D. at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. During his medical school education, he dedicated an additional year towards specialized training as an orthopaedic clinical research fellow at Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Fang is the current New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) Arthroplasty Research Fellow. Dr. Fang graduated from Claremont McKenna College in California, where he played Division III College Football, and earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Fang has given several research presentations at regional, national, and international orthopaedic meetings including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). He not only has over 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications, but also serves as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed Orthopaedic journals, and sits on the editorial board of one peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Fang’s primary research interests are in joint replacement surgery.
Teja is a Harvard medical student with a strong interest in orthopedics. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. At Hopkins, he focused on devices that virtualize physical therapy and co-founded MedHacks, an international medical hackathon to accelerate collaboration and medical innovations. He has also completed a research fellowship with Dr. Jonathan Levy, contributing to 20+ publications and a book chapter in shoulder arthroplasty. His research interests include biomechanics, health economics, applications of technologies, and surgical/radiographic outcomes.