About the Consortium
Led by the University of Delaware, the BADER Consortium is establishing evidence-based orthopedic rehabilitation for wounded warriors so that each patient can reach his or her optimal level of function. The BADER Consortium brings together researchers, health professionals and physicians from across the U.S.
- Soldiers with amputations who return to active duty 17%
- Soliders who survive blast injuries and are eventually discharged 80%
Steven J. Stanhope
Steven J. Stanhope is a professor at the University of Delaware with joint academic appointments in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology; the Biomechanics and Movement Science interdisciplinary graduate program; the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Irene S. Davis
Director of Research
Irene S. Davis is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation at the Harvard Medical School and Director of the Spaulding National Running Center. Prior to joining Harvard/Spaulding, Dr. Davis was a professor in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Delaware and Director of UD’s Running Injury Lab.
Kenton R. Kaufman
Scientific Technical Core
Dr. Kenton R. Kaufman is the W. Hall Wendel Jr. Musculoskeletal Research Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of the Biomechanics-Motion Analysis Laboratory, and Consultant in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Jonathan Dingwell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Education at the University of Texas, Austin. He also serves as the Director of the Nonlinear Biomechanics Laboratory.