People

Meet our team

We are a multidisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and clinicians (and future clinicians) with interests in musculoskeletal health and rehabilitation across the lifespan.

Megan Killian

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Joint Faculty: Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Affiliate Faculty: Biomedical Engineering

Email: mlkillia@med.umich.edu

Zachary Tata

Associate Research Lab Specialist

Email: ztata@med.umich.edu

Syeda Lamia

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Email: snlamia@umich.edu

LeeAnn (Hold) Flowers

PhD student in Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan

NSF GRFP Recipient

Email: flowersl@umich.edu

Tessa Phillips

Post-bac research technician

Email: ptessa@umich.edu

Killian lab alumni:

Elahe Ganji, PhD
Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Illinois (starting October 2021)

Connor Leek, PhD

Ryan Locke, PhD
Currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Mauck Lab at UPENN

Jaclyn Soulas
Currently a VMD student at UPENN

Anna Lia Sullivan
Incoming DVM student at Cornell

Iman Bhattacharya
Currently at IDT

Rachel Klink
Incoming PhD student at the University of Utah

Kendra Wernlé
Currently a graduate student at the University of Zürich

Aracely Marroquin

UROP student in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Grand Rapids Community College


Elijah Paparella

Co-mentored by Dr. Adam Abraham

Michael Sonnenfelt
Currently a project manager at QPS Holdings

Elisabeth (Beth) Lemmon
Currently a VMD/PhD student at UPENN in the Mauck Lab

Emily Hudson
Incoming PhD student at the University of Buffalo
Former project manager at Arkion Life Sciences

Megan Smith
Currently a research technician at PITT

Nicholas Ruggiero
Currently a research technician at Thomas Jefferson University in the Tomlinson lab

Ellen Dudzinski
Currently an associate product manager at Globus Medical

Adrianna (Ania) Szostek
Currently a DVM student at UGeorgia

Patrick Canning
Currently an Associate scientist at Merck

Angela Livingston

Kierstyn Hendricks

Bhavana Aitha
Currently a medical student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Julianna Wayne

William (Bill) Duncan
Incoming MS/MBA student at PITT

Geoff Ming

Joseph Korn

Brandon Okeyo

Keira Morgan

Julia Zimmer