Joseph J. (Trey) Crisco, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Engineering, Brown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Crisco joined our staff in 1995 as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Engineering. He is the Director of the Bioengineering lab for Orthopaedic Research at Rhode Island Hospital. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University in 1989, and was a postdoctoral Fellow in Zurich, Switzerland through Yale University. His current professional experience includes an appointment as Director of Research for the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment. He has spent much time teaching undergraduates and serving as an orthopaedic resident project advisor since 1992. Dr. Crisco was an Ad Hoc Abstract Reviewer for the 1995 Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting and from 1993-1994 was on the NIH Special Study section for Alternative Medicine. Previous to that, 1992-1994, he was on the Orthopaedic Resident Education Committee at Yale University. He is a Journal reviewer for several well known Journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. In 1993 he received the Postdoctoral Young Scientist Award from the American Society of Biomechanics, the Cabaud Memorial Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and in 1991 the Donjoy Award from Yale University. He currently has two patents registered with the Federal Government and has 3 NIH grants, 2 Whitaker Foundation grants and another grant from BRSG. Dr. Crisco's research interests include kinematics, biomechanics and muscle injuries.
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