Peter R. Cavanagh, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Peter R. Cavanagh, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Professor
Endowed Chair in Women's Sports Medicine
Lifetime Fitness Adjunct, BioEngineering

Specialty:
Research

College:
Loughborough College, UK
University of London, Royal Free Medical School, UK

About Dr. Cavanagh:

Dr. Cavanagh holds the Endowed Chair in Women's Sports Medicine and Lifetime Fitness and he is building a research and education program on the bone and joint health of active women. He has authored, coauthored, or edited over 400 papers, abstracts, chapters, and books and has mentored more than 70 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Appointments:

Phone: (206) 221 - 2845
FAX: (206) 685 - 3139

Research

Dr. Cavanagh's research interests include lower extremity biomechanics, athletic footwear, bone loss during long duration spaceflight, bone health in women on earth, and the foot complications of diabetes.  He is the principal investigator of an experiment that was recently completed on-board the International Space Station and his latest book, Bone Loss During Spaceflight, was published in 2007 by the Cleveland Clinic Press.

Honors: 

  • 1983  Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
  • 1987  Wolffe Lecturer of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • 1987  Muybridge Medal of the International Society of Biomechanics
  • 1990  Honorary Member, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • 1994   Borelli Award of the American Society for Biomechanics
  • 1995   President, International Society of Biomechanics
  • 1997   Citation Award, American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2000   Honorary Member, Société Française de Médecine et Chirurgie du Pied
  • 2001   D.B. Dill Historical Lecturer of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2001   Geoffrey Dyson Award Lecturer of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
  • 2002   Pecoraro Award Lecturer, American Diabetes Association, Council on Foot Care
  • 2006   Jim Hay Memorial Lecturer, American Society of Biomechanics
  • 2007   Laurence R. Young Space Biomedical Research Award, NASA/NSBRI
  • 2007   The International Diabetic Foot Award
  • 2008   Honorary Member, International Society of Biomechanics
  • 2009   Edward James Olmos Award for Advocacy in Amputation Prevention

Memberships:

American College of Sports Medicine

  • Fellow 1983-date
  • Member, Board of Trustees 1987-1990

American Diabetes Association

  • Chair, Council on Foot Care 1997-1999

American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

  • Honorary Member 1990-present

American Society of Biomechanics

  • President Elect 1986
  • President 1986-1987
  • Executive Board 1986-1988
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research 1998-present
  • Chilean Society of Endocrinology and Diabetes 2005-present
  • International Academy of Astronautics 2007-present

International Society of Biomechanics

  • General Secretary 1992-1993
  • President 1996-1997
  • Orthopedic Research Society 1987-present
  • IOC Olympic Academy for Sport Sciences 2000-present

AAOS Disclosures

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Submitted on: 5/1/2014 8:40:51 AM

Item 1. Royalties from a company or supplier

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 2. Speakers bureau/paid presentations for a company or supplier

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 3A. Paid employee for a company or supplier

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Item 3B. Paid consultant for a company or supplier

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Item 3C. Unpaid consultant for a company or supplier

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Item 4. Stock or stock options in a company or supplier

The following conflicts were disclosed

  • DIApedia LLC
  • JointMetrix Medical LLC
  • Zin Medical DIApedia LLC JointMetrix LLC
Item 5. Research support from a company or supplier as a PI

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 6. Other financial or material support from a company or supplier

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 7. Royalties, financial or material support from publishers

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 8. Medical/Orthopaedic publications editorial/governing board

  • No Conflict Reported
Item 9. Board member/committee appointments for a society

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