University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Bio for Maria Roemhildt, Ph.D.
Maria Roemhildt, Ph.D.

Maria Roemhildt, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation


Contact Information
E-mail: Maria.Roemhildt@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-656-2250
Office Location:
UVM COM Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, 95 Carrigan Drive, 428 Stafford Hall, Burlington, VT 05405

Education

PhD: Biomedical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (2002)
MS: Biomedical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (1998)
BS: Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (1992)

Research Grants

5/2008-4/2011 Barbara Andren Research Fund, University of Vermont. "Load induced articular cartilage degeneration in the rat knee." Role: Principle Investigator

5/2008-5/2009 University of Vermont/Vermont Genetics Network. "Analysis of gene expression in the lateral collateral ligament following loading." Role: Principle Investigator

5/2006-2/2009 R21 AR052815-01A1 NIH-NIAMS. "Load induced articular cartilage degeneration in the knee." Role: Principle Investigator

Awards and Honors

AAMC Early Career Women in Medicine Program - Travel Award: University of Vermont College of Medicine (2008)

The McClure Musculoskeletal Research Award in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont (2004)

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Gardner-Morse M, Badger G, Beynnon B, Roemhildt M. Changes in in vitro compressive contact stress in the rat tibiofemoral joint with varus loading. J Biomech. 2013;In press.

Roemhildt ML, Beynnon BD, Gauthier AE, Gardner-Morse M, Ertem F, Badger GJ. Chronic in vivo load alteration induces degenerative changes in the rat tibiofemoral joint. Osteoarthritis Cart. 2013;21(2):346-357.

Roemhildt ML, Beynnon BD, Gardner-Morse M, Anderson K, Badger G. Tissue modification of the lateral compartment of the tibiofemoral joint following in vivo varus loading in the rat. J Biomech Eng. 2012;134(1):104501-104506.

Roemhildt ML, Beynnon BD, Gardner-Morse M, Badger G, Grant C. Changes induced by chronic in vivo load alteration in the tibiofemoral joint of mature rabbits. J Orthop Res 2012;30:1413-1422. 2012 Feb 17 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22344562.

Roemhildt ML, Beynnon BD, Gardner-Morse M. Mineralization of articular cartilage in the sprague-dawley rat: characterization and mechanical analysis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012;20:796-800. PMID: 22531460.

Gardner-Morse MG, Tacy NJ, Beynnon BD, Roemhildt ML: In situ microindentation for determining local subchondral bone compressive modulus. J Biomech Eng 2010;132(9):094502.

Roemhildt ML, Coughlin KM, Peura GD, Badger GJ, Churchill D, Fleming BC, Beynnon BD: Effects of increased chronic loading on articular cartilage material properties in the Lapine tibio-femoral joint. J Biomech 2010;43(12): 2301-2308.

Roemhildt ML, Gardner-Morse M, Rowell C, Beynnon BD, Badger GJ: Gait alterations in rats following attachment of a device and application of altered knee loading. J Biomech 2010;43(16):3227–3231.

Roemhildt ML, Coughlin KM, Peura GD, Fleming BC, Beynnon BD: Material properties of articular cartilage in the rabbit tibial plateau. J Biomech 2006;39(12):2331-2337.

Stokes IA, Aronsson DD, Clark KC, Roemhildt ML: Intervertebral disc adaptation to wedging deformation. Stud Health Technol Inform 2006;123:182-187.

Roemhildt ML, Wagner SD, McGee TD: Characterization of a novel calcium phosphate composite bone cement: flow, setting, and aging properties. J Mater Sci Mater Med 2006;17(11):1127-1132.

Roemhildt ML, McGee TD, Wagner SD: Novel calcium phosphate composite bone cement: strength and bonding properties. J Mater Sci Mater Med 2003;14(2):137-141.

Link to PubMed

Presentations

Roemhildt MR, Rowell CM, Beynnon BD, Anderson K, Peterson C: Calcification of Articular Cartilage in the Knee of the Sprague-Dawley Rat. 57th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, CA, January 13-16, 2011.

Roemhildt ML, Rowell C, Dragon J, Beynnon BD, Bond J: Analysis of Gene Expression in the Rat Lateral Collateral Ligament Following Increased Loading. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, March 6-9, 2010.

Gardner-Morse M, Tacy NJ, Beynnon BD, Roemhildt ML: In Situ Microindentation for Determining Local Subchondral Bone Compressive Modulus. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, March 6-9, 2010.

Roemhildt ML, Anderson K, Beynnon BD, Gardner-Morse M: Region Specific Cellularity of Articular Cartilage in the Tibial Plateau of the Mature Sprague-Dawley Rat. World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Brussels, Belgium, September 23-26, 2010. W.B. Saunders for The Osteoarthritis Research Society.

Roemhildt ML, Anderson K, Rowell C, Gardner-Morse M, Beynnon BD: Changes in the Cellularity of Articular Cartilage Following Chronic Altered Compressive Loading of the Rat Knee. World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Brussels, Belgium, September 23-26, 2010. W.B. Saunders for The Osteoarthritis Research Society.

Roemhildt ML, Fleming BC, Beynnon BD, Churchill D: In Vitro Validation of a Varus Loading Device in the Rabbit Knee. World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, September 10-13, 2009. W.B. Saunders for The Osteoarthritis Research Society.

Roemhildt ML, Rowell C, Gardner-Morse M, Beynnon BD: Gait Alterations in Rats Following Application of an Altered Loading Device. World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, September 10-13, 2009. W.B. Saunders for The Osteoarthritis Research Society.

Roemhildt ML, Coughlin KM, Peura GD, Badger G, Beynnon BD: Effect of Chronic, Altered-Loading of the Lapine Tibio-femoral Joint on Synovial Fluid based Biomarkers of Articular Cartilage Metabolism. 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Rome, Italy, September 18-21, 2008.

Roemhildt ML, Naud S, Johnson R, Beynnon BD: The effect of rehabilitation of the knee following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft on synovial fluid based biochemical markers of articular cartilage metabolism. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, California, March 2-6, 2008.

Roemhildt ML, Coughlin KM, Peura GD, Hallock S, Fleming BC, Beynnon BD: The relationship between altered load about the tibiofemoral joint and articular cartilage properties. In: 51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; Washington, DC; 2005 pp. 1693