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Research

Research

Research is an integral part of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu. Our mission is to conduct research that will ultimately improve the timely and complete recovery of children with orthopaedic conditions by enhancing and developing new therapeutic approaches for use during and following hospitalization.

Each fall, the hospital holds its Shriners Research `Aha (conference) for health care providers to better care for children with orthopaedic conditions through advances in science and research.

Active research projects:

  • Effects of ACL Injury Prevention Program on Injury Incidence and Development in the Skeletally Maturing Female Athlete, Megan Kuba, M.D.
  • Cast Sores with Waterproof Versus Standard Cast Padding in a Pediatric Population, Jonathan Pellett, M.D.
  • Retrospective Review of Cerebral Palsy at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu, Ryan Lee, M.D.
  • Case Study - Diagnosis of a Mid-brain Tumor After Presentation with Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, Graham Fedorak, M.D.
  • Pre-operative Dental Health and Presence/Absence of Post-surgical Site Infection, Graham Fedorak, M.D.
  • Assessment of the Relationship Between Time from Diagnosis to Surgical Treatment and Outcome in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, Graham Fedorak, M.D.
  • Applications of 3-Dimensional Computer Modeling in Pediatric Upper Extremity Deformities, Andrea Bauer, M.D; Co-PI Michelle James, M.D.