Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Previous Faculty and Staff

HMBL Team

Previous Graduate Students

Caitlin O'Connell, PhD, 2017

  • Multisensory integration relevant for balance and gait in patients with glaucoma
  • After HMBL: Pursuing employment

Justin Haney, MS, 2014

  • Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy in the Evaluation of Standing Fatigue
  • After HMBL: Creighton University

Allison Luther, MS, 2013

  • Gait Analysis Methods for Assessing Fall Risk in Older Adults with Unilateral Transfemoral Amputation
  • After HMBL: Biomet, Orthopedics division

Alison Sukits, MS, 2011

  • The Effects of Anticholinergic Drugs and White Matter Hyperintensities on Balance and Gait
  • After HMBL: Salus University, PA-C

Jennica Roche, MS, 2011

  • Gait Variability, Stability, and Smoothness; Postural Control and Attention in the Elderly; NIH Toolbox Balance Assessment
  • After HMBL: NIOSH

Dan Steed, MS, 2009

Kurt Beschorner, PhD, 2008

Sarah Wyszomierski, MS, 2008

Peter Sandrian, MS, 2007

Brian Moyer, PhD, 2006

Mark Musolino, PhD, 2006

Sarah Margerum, MS, 2005

April Chambers, MS, 2005

Brooke Coley, PhD, 2010

  • Adaptive Postural Strategies: Impact of Aging

Previous Faculty and Staff

Aaron Ledgerwood, BS

  • Research Engineer, 2012-2014
  • After HMBL: Pursuing employment

Dave McGurl, BS

  • Laboratory Technician, 2008-2009
  • After HMBL: FDA

Chip Wade, PhD

  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow, 2004-2005
  • After HMBL: Assistant Professor, Biomechanics, University of Mississippi

Previous Undergraduate Students

John Driggers

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2019
  • After HMBL: B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2019

Benjamin Rarrick

  • B.S. Bioengineering and B.S. Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2019
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S Bioengineering and B.S. Computer Engineering

Taylor Jones

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • After HMBL: Thomas Jefferson University, MD

Christen Kraemer

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh

Praveen Vulimiri

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Mitch Clough

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • After HMBL: Boston University

Meredith Meyer

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Arjun Acharya

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Molly Knewtson

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Ryan Le Grand

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Iman Benbourenane

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Eric Weston

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2015
  • After HMBL: Ohio State University

Joanie Guyer

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2015
  • After HMBL: Deloitte

Chris Siviy

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: Harvard University

Devon Albert

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University & Wake Forest University, PhD Biomedical Engineering

Raymond Van Ham

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh Medical School

Grace Owens

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: ZOLL

Alicia Kolling

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: King's College, PA-C

Zach Merrill

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, PhD Bioengineering

Becca Gerth

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, PhD Bioengineering, Neural Engineering Concentration

Suyesh Acharya

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • After HMBL: Regulatory and Quality Solutions, Pittsburgh

Sean Moore

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • B.A. Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering, Neuroscience

Cameron Jones

  • B.A. Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.A. Biology, Chemistry

Jenna Dziki

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Mageena O'Loughlin

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Erica Parise

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: Thomas Jefferson University, DPT

Aaron Ledgerwood

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: Human Movement and Balance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

Justin Haney

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Stephen Holland

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Jessica Huynh

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Blair Sutter

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh B.S. Bioengineering

Meredith Hanrahan

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
  • After HMBL: Eaton Corporation

Alexis Opp

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
  • After HMBL: II-VI Inc.

Loshna Krishnan

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
  • After HMBL: Small Bone Innovations, LLC

Wilshaw Stevens, Jr.

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • After HMBL: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Betsy Timcho

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • After HMBL: Human Rehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

Leah Enders

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS

Ryan McGowan

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: FDA

Jenna Montgomery

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Caitlin Moore

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS

Jennica Roche

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Alison Sukits

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Adrienne Belasco

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: Georgetown Medical School

Kristen Berger

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: Medrad

Laura Killian

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: K2M, Inc

Amy McCarty

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD

Dave McGurl

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: Human Movement and Balance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

Dan Steed

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Steve Huppman

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • After HMBL: MEI Technologies

LaDahvia Flournoy

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • After HMBL: Chart Industries

Scott Breloff

  • B.S. Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • After HMBL: University of Mississippi, MS; University of of Oregon, PhD

Sarah Wyszomierski

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Amy McNeal

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • After HMBL: Vicon Motion Systems and Peak Performance Inc.

Joe McFerron

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • After HMBL: West Virginia University, MS; Crossroads Consulting, LLC

James Cook

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • After HMBL: Medical Virtual Reality Center, UPMC

Katie Bieryla

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • After HMBL: Virginia Tech, MS/PhD; Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Bucknell University

Greg Frank

  • B.S. Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS; Neuro Kinetics, Inc

Cassandra Morrison

  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
  • After HMBL: University of Michigan, MS

April Chambers

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS

Jarad Prinkey

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
  • After HMBL: University of Pittsburgh, MS