Gerald Harris, PH.D., P.E.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC), and Co-Director for the Center for Motion Analysis (CMA) at MCW
Appointments with Orthopaedic Surgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation at MCW
Olin Engineering 323
- Orthopaedic biomechanics, impact biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering and analysis of gait
- Measurement of human performance
- Mechanical design
- Computerized data acquisition and analysis
Ph.D., 1981, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., 1978, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.A., 1976, Human Resources Management, Pepperdine University
B.S., 1971, Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
Selected recent publications
Albert, C., Jameson, J., Smith P., Harris, G., "Reduced diaphyseal strength associated with high intracortical vascular porosity within long bones of children with osteogenesis imperfecta," Bone, 66:121-130, 2014.
Schnorenberg, A., Slavens, B., Wang, M., Vogel, L., Smith, P., Harris, G.,"Biomechanical model for evaluation of pediatric upper extremity joint dynamics during wheelchair mobility," Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 47, (1), 269-276, 2014.
Albert C., Jameson J., Toth J., Smith P., Harris G., "Bone properties by nanoindentation in mild and severe osteogenesis imperfecta," Clinical Biomechanics, 28 (1) 110–116, 2013.
Albert C., Jameson J., Harris G., "Design and validation of bending test method for characterization of miniature pediatric cortical bone specimens," Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Part H., Vol. 227 (2), 105-113, 2013.
Cohen, T., Altiok, H., Wang, M., McGrady, L., Tarima, S., Krzak, J., Graf, A., Smith, P.,Harris, G., "Evaluation of cast creep occurring during simulated clubfoot correction,"Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 227 (8), 917-925, 2013.
Neilson, John (Principal), Harris, Gerald F (Co-Investigator), "Joint Kinetic Strategies in Oncology Patients with Femoral Endoprostheses," Sponsored by American Cancer Society and Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. (05/2015 - 04/2016)
G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training in Pediatric Mobility for Physicians and Engineers," sponsored by NIDRR: (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (09/2014 - 08/2019)
G.F. Harris (Co-Principal), "Brittle Bones Disorders Rare Disease Clinical Research Consortium," Sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH), (08/2014 - 07/2019)
Kelly, Erin (Principal), Harris, Gerald F (Co-Investigator), "The process of Adjustment among Caregivers of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: A qualitative study.," Sponsored by US Department of Defense. (08/2014 - 09/2017)
G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers: Technologies for Children with Orthopaedic Disabilities," Sponsored by NIDRR (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (10/2010 - 09/2015)
G.F. Harris, (Principal Investigator), "Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) in Pediatric to Adult Transition," Sponsored by NIDRR: (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). (10/2010 - 09/2015)
G.F. Harris, (Consultant for ITESM, Chihuahua, MX), "FIPSE: Center for Technology and Research in Biomedical Engineering," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education. (10/2010 - 08/2015)