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

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Email: mlkillia@med.umich.edu

Elahe Ganji

Visiting Graduate Student at Michigan Medicine

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

2020-2021- University Doctoral Fellowship Award

Email: elaganji@med.umich.edu and elaganji@udel.edu

Connor Leek

Visiting Graduate Student at Michigan Medicine

PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware

Email: connorle@med.umich.edu and connorle@udel.edu

Syeda Lamia

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Email: snlamia@umich.edu

Iman Bhattacharya

MS student in Biomedical Engineering/Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Delaware

Email: imanbh@udel.edu

Elijah Paparelli

BS and UROP student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Aracely Marroquin

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


Killian lab alumni:

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

Jaclyn Soulas
Currently a VMD student at UPENN

Anna Lia Sullivan

William (Bill) Duncan

Michael Sonnenfelt
Currently a project manager at QPS Holdings

Kendra Wernlé
Currently a research laboratory technician at Zentrum Für Zahnmedizin

Emily Hudson
Currently a project manager at Arkion Life Sciences

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

Patrick Canning
Currently an Associate scientist at Merck

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

Adrianna (Ania) Szostek
Currently a DVM student at UGeorgia

Megan Smith
Currently a research technician at UPITT

Keira Morgan

Julianna Wayne

Ellen Dudzinski
Currently an associate product manager at Globus Medical

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

Angela Livingston

Kierstyn Hendricks

Geoff Ming

Julia Zimmer

Joseph Korn

Brandon Okeyo