Center for Musculoskeletal Research in the news

December 2023

NIH Grant Awarded to Faculty Stephen Bruehl, PhD

"Reducing Perioperative Oxidative Stress to Prevent Postoperative Chronic Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty"


Stephen Bruehl

September 2023

Department of Defense Grant Awarded to Faculty Rogelio Coronado, PT, Phd :

"Integrative Health Coaching for Back Pain: An Emergency Department-to-Home Recovery Model"


Roy Coronado ACTS

August 2023

Department of Defense Grant Awarded to Kristin Archer, DPT, PhD:

"Improving Surgical Outcomes with Early Physical Therapy after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion"

Kristin Archer

May 2023


2023 ACTS Outstanding Trainee:

Early (Faculty) Career Development Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS)


Roy Coronado ACTS

February 2023


“Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium” was just formally announced as the recipient of the 2023 Kappa Delta - Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award.

December 2022

JAMA Publication

"Effect of a Biopsychosocial Intervention or Postural Therapy on Disability and Health Care Spending Among Patients With Acute and Subacute Spine Pain"

Kristin Archer

December, 2022


October, 2022



Awarded the Wiseman Metal for his presentation at the Military Surgery Symposium at the London Trauma Conference

Grant Awarded for the Military-Civilian Partnership for Trauma Readiness Program funded by the Department of Health and Human Services

Dan Stinner, MD



November, 2022


Named Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology

Jeffry Nyman, PhD


September, 2022


NASS Henry Farfan Award

David J. Kennedy, MD

DJ kennedy

February 2022

News Article in the VUMC Discoveries in Health Online Publication on CBT and Mindfulness for Chronic Pain, PI Carrie Brintz, PhD 

Carrie Brintz

May 2019



Symposium on Implementation Research

Roy Coronado, DPT, PhD, people's choice poster award winner



February 2019

Natural opioids, cannabinoids and individual response to pain medication

Stephen Bruehl, PhD