Master's Theses & Doctoral Dissertations

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Access Master's Theses & Doctoral Dissertations presented by graduate students at the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.

 

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Wesley Richerson

Dissertation Title:  Investigating Neurodegeneration in Hemodialysis Patients Using Functional Cerebrovascular and Structural MRI

Dissertation Director: Dr. Brian Schmit

Date/Time: September 29, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

Location:  MCW Medical Education Building M1060 Alumni Center

 

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Alyssa Schnorenberg

Focus: Evaluation of Shoulder Complex Kinematics Pre and Post Rotator Cuff Repair and Effects of Altering Rotation Sequence 

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Graduation Date: Spring 2022 

After Graduation:  Alyssa Schnorenberg will continue as a Research Engineer at UWM's Mobility Lab under the direction of lab director, Dr. Brooke Slavens. She will be celebrating 10 years of working with Dr. Slavens at UWM in the Summer of 2022.

Tongtong Lu

Focus: Rapid and Automated Margin Assessment During Lumpectomy Using A Deep Ultraviolet Fluorescence Scanning Microscope

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Graduation Date: Spring 2022 

After Graduation:  Tongtong Lu will continue as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Marquette-MCW Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering's Biophotonics Laboratory under the direction of Associate Professor Dr. Bing Yu.   

Joseph G. Avila

Focus: The Effect of Bending Posture on the Tensile Response of the Lumbar Spine

Graduation Date: Fall 2021

After Graduation: Dr. Avila has accepted a position as an Occupant Protection CAE Engineer.

Lara I. Riem

Focus:  Investigating the Effects of Visual Field Movements on Balance Control in Multiple Sclerosis Using Virtual Reality

Graduation Date:  Spring 2021

After Graduation: Dr. Riem has accepted a position as a Biomechanics Data Scientist at Springbrook Analytics.