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Tamara Reid Bush

Tamara Reid Bush

Tamara Reid Bush

Associate Professor

Biography

Biomedical, mechanics of seating, hand function, musculoskeletal dysfunction, pressure ulcers, soft tissue responses to loading.

Research Area
Awards
Fellow status for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Elected to the American Society of Biomechanics Executive Board - Treasurer
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2017-present
ASME Chair of the Design, Dynamics and Rehabilitation Technical Committee
Withrow Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University. 2013-2014
National Academy of Engineers, Frontiers of Engineering Education. One of only 73 individuals selected from around the country to participate in the symposium. Selection was based on innovation in engineering education. Oct 27-30, Irvine, CA
Sam Leitkam, PhD Student of Tamara Bush, earned 3rd place for his presentation titled "Modeling Finger Capabilities for Use in Assessment and Monitoring of Hand Rehabilitation" in the Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal and Injury Mechanics Division of the Docto
Selected for the US Bone and Joint Decade Young Investigator Initiative, only 15 individuals are selected each year to participate in this activity each year. Cohort with a start date of October 2010
Education
Ph.D., Mechanics with an emphasis in Biomechanics, Michigan State University
M.S., Mechanics with an emphasis in Biomechanics, Michigan State University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University
Publications
A Lenz, K Johnson, TR Bush. Understanding Displacements and Strains of the Gel Liner for Below Knee Prosthetic Users. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2018, doi:10.1115/1.4040125
A Lenz, K Johnson, TR Bush. A New Method to Quantify Residual Limb Motion within a Prosthetic Socket for Below Knee Amputees. Journal of Biomechanics, 2018, 74:213-219. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.04.008
W Pan, JP Drost, S Roccabianca, S Baek, TR Bush. A Potential Tool for the Study of Venous Ulcers: Blood Flow Responses to Load, 140(3), 2018: 31009
S Roccabianca, TR Bush. Understanding Mechanics of the Bladder through Experiments and Theoretical Models: Where we started and where we are heading. 4 (1), 2016
W Pan, J Drost, MD Basson, TR Busc. Skin Perfusion Responses under Normal and Combined Loadings: Comparisons between Legs with Venous Stasis Ulcers and Healthy Legs. Clinical Biomechanics, 30 (10) 2015 doi:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.08.001.
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