Katherine E. Reuther

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering and Director of Master's Studies

351 Engineering Terrace
1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
New York, NY 10027

Phone: +1 212-851-0272
Fax: +1 212-854-8725
Email: ker2154@columbia.edu

Research Areas:

Engineering Education, Soft Tissue Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Orthopaedic Injury and Repair, Shoulder


B.S., Biomedical Engineering, The College of New Jersey (2009)

Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania (2014)

Teaching Publications

1. Reuther KE, Nye AM, Begg LH, Cavusoglu AH, O’Neill JD (2017). Accelerating Biomedical Innovation in Academia: Leveraging Academic Discoveries to Meet the Needs of Both Faculty and Students. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio.

2. Reuther KE, Cennamo MJ, Guo TW (2016). Re-designing Design: A Technology-enhanced Graduate-level Biomedical Design Course.  American Society for Engineering Education Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Research Publications

1. Reuther KE, Larsen R, Kuhn PD, Kelly JD, Thomas SJ. (2016) Sleeper Stretch Accelerates Recovery of Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Following Pitching, J Shoulder Elb Surg, Dec; 25(12):1925-1929.

2. Reuther KE, Tucker JJ, Thomas SJ, Vafa RP, Liu SS, Gordon JA, Caro AC, Yannascoli SM, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ (2015) Effect of Scapular Dyskinesis on Supraspinatus Repair Healing in a Rat Model, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, Aug; 24(8):1235-42.

3. Reuther KE,Tucker JJ, Thomas SJ, Yannascoli SM, Caro AC, Vafa RP, Gordon JA, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ (2014) Overuse Activity in the Presence of Scapular Dyskinesis Leads to Shoulder Tendon Damage in a Rat Model, Ann Biomed Eng, Sept; Apr; 43(4):917-28.

4. Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Tucker JJ, Yannascoli SM, Caro AC, Vafa RP, Gordon JA, Kuntz AF, Soslowsky LJ (2014) Scapular Dyskinesis is Detrimental to Shoulder Tendon Properties and Joint Mechanics in a Rat Model, J Orthop Res, Nov; 32(11):1436-43.

5. Thomas SJ, Reuther KE, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Yannascoli SM, Caro AC, Voleti, PB, Rooney SI, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2014) Biceps Detachment Decreases Joint Damage in a Rotator Cuff Tear Rat Model, Clin Orthop Relat Res, Aug; 472(8):2404-12.

6. Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Gray CF, Rooney SI, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2014) Disruption of Anterior-Posterior Rotator Cuff Force Balance Alters Joint Function and Leads to Joint Damage in a Rat Model. J Orthop Res, May; 32(5):638-44.

7. Reuther KE*, Thomas SJ*, Evans EB, Tucker JJ, Sarver JJ, Ilkhani-Pour S, Gray CF, Voleti PB, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2013) Returning to Overuse Activity Following a Combined Supraspinatus and Infraspinatus Tear Leads to Shoulder Joint Damage. J Biomech, July 26 46(11):1818-24 *Demonstrates equal contributions

8. Buckley MR, Dunkman AA, Reuther KE, Kumar A, Pathmanathan L, Beason DP, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. (2013) Validation of an Empirical Damage Model for Aging and In Vivo Injury of the Murine Patellar Tendon. J Biomech Eng, April; 135.

9. Reuther KE*, Thomas SJ*, Sarver JJ, Tucker JJ, Lee CS, Gray CF, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2013) Effect of Return to Overuse Activity Following an Isolated Supraspinatus Tendon Tear on Adjacent Intact Tendons and Glenoid Cartilage in a Rat Model.J Orthop Res, May; 31(5):710-5. *Demonstrates equal contributions

10. Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Lee CS, Schultz SM, Sehgal CM, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2012) Glenoid Cartilage MechanicalProperties Decrease after Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears in a Rat Model. J Orthop Res, Sep; 30 (9):1435-9.

11. Hsu JE, Reuther KE, Thomas SJ, Lee CS, Sarver JJ, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2011) Restoring the Balance of Anterior-Posterior Rotator Cuff Forces Improves Shoulder Function in a Rat Model of Chronic Massive Tears. J Orthop Res, Jul; 29 (7):1028-33.

Book Chapter

1. Reuther KE, Gray CF, Soslowsky LJ.  (2013) Orthopaedic Basic Science, 4th Edition, Form and Function of Tendon and Ligament.

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