Vincent M. Wang, BS '94, MS '96, PhD '01
Dr. Wang received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Columbia University under the mentorship of Prof. Van C. Mow and Gerard A. Ateshian. He then completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (where he received a NIH NRSA award). In 2005 Dr. Wang joined the faculty of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He presently serves as Director of the Rush Sports Medicine Research Lab where he extensively collaborates with attending physicians within the Section of Sports Medicine. His independent research program focuses on the characterization of biomechanical, morphologic, and biologic properties of tendons and ligaments in their normal, injured, and healing states.