Melodie F. Metzger, PhD

Melodie F. Metzger, PhD





Melodie F. Metzger, PhD

The research of Melodie Metzger, PhD, focuses on the evaluation of orthopaedic reconstructive devices and techniques. This is accomplished through the use of in vitro dynamic and static testing of constructs under physiologic loading conditions and in vivo small animal models to analyze strength, stiffness, and overall feasibility orthopaedic surgical procedures.

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  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, 2000
  • Doctorate: University of California, San Francisco, 2009

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  • Metzger MF, Kanim LE, Zhao L, Robinson ST, Delamarter RB. The relationship between serum vitamin D levels and spinal fusion success: a quantitative analysis. Spine. 2015;40(8):E458-68.


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