Research

Brett Madden

Clinical Research Coordinator

 

Brett Madden Brett Madden is the Clinical Research Coordinator for Dr. Yanke’s team as well as the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush. Brett received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he majored in Integrative Biology.

 
Kavita Ahuja, MD

Kavita Ahuja, MD

Clinical Trials Coordinator

 

 

Kavita is a Clinical Research Coordinator for Sports Medicine at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. She manages Dr. Yanke’s clinical trials including research conducted by the Rush Cartilage Research and Restoration Center.

Atsushi Urita, MD, PhD

Cartilage Fellow

 

Atsushi Urita, MD, PhD Atsushi Urita, MD, PhD, is a Cartilage Research Fellow in the Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois, USA). His research interests include joint biomechanics and cartilage biology.

 

Eric Cotter, BS

Research Fellow

 

Eric Cotter, BS

 

Eric is a sports medicine research fellow for Drs. Yanke and Cole at Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH. He is originally from a small town in Wisconsin called De Pere. Eric graduated from Marquette University with a BS in Biomedical Sciences, and is currently attending medical school at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

Kevin Wang, BS

Research Fellow

 

Kevin Wang, BS Kevin is a Research Fellow working with Brett and Eric on the research team for Dr. Yanke and the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush. He graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering, and he is currently attending medical school at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.