ROBERT DANIEL BOWLES portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Operations
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
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Professional Service

  • National Institutes of Health. Role: Study Section Member. NIH. 2020 NIH Skeletal Biology Structure and Regeneration (SBSR) Study Section, February . 02/20/2020 - 02/21/2020
  • JOR Spine. Advisory Board. 01/08/2020 - present
  • Biomedical Engineering Society. Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Track Chair. 01/01/2020 - present
  • VA. Role: Reviewer. 2019 Fall VA RR&D SPiRE Review. 10/02/2019 - present
  • VA. Role: Reviewer. 2019 Spring VA RR&D SPiRE Review. 04/23/2019 - present
  • National Institutes of Health. Role: Study Section Member. ZRG1 GGG-D (70) R- Special Emphasis Panel. Innovative Technologies to Deliver Genome Editing Machinery to Disease-relevant Cells and Tissues. 06/29/2018 - present
  • NIH. 2017 NIH ZRG1-MOSS-U82, R15 Special Emphasis Panel. 06/02/2017 - 06/02/2017
  • NIH. 2017 NIH Pain Consortium Symposium . 05/31/2017 - 06/01/2017
  • VA. Role: Reviewer. 2017 VA RR&D SPiRE Review. 03/15/2017 - present
  • Journal Reviewer . Role: Reviewer. Ad-hoc reviewer (2016-17), Journal of Orthopaedic Research, PlosONE, Tissue Engineering, Cell and Molecular Bioengineering, Acta Biomaterilia, Brain Behavior and Immunity, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 01/01/2017 - present
  • NIH. 2016 NIH Skeletal Biology Structure and Regeneration (SBSR) Study Section, October . 10/21/2016 - 10/22/2016
  • Biomedical Engineering Society. Session Chair, Intervertebral Disc and Spine. 10/07/2016 - 10/07/2016
  • NIH. 2016 NIH ZRG1-MOSS-U82, R15 Special Emphasis Panel. 06/07/2016 - 06/07/2016
  • Veterans Affair. Role: Grant Reviewer. 2016 VA RR&D SPiRE Review. 04/30/2016 - 04/30/2016
  • Journal Reviewer. Ad-hoc reviewer - Journal of Orthopaedic Research, PlosONE, Tissue Engineering, Cell and Molecular Bioengineering, Cell and Tissue Research, Journal of Biomechanics. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
  • Orthopaedic Research Society. Spine Section Committee Member. 12/2015 - present
  • Department of Veterans Affairs. Fall RR&D SPiRE Review. 11/2015 - present
  • NIH. NIH ZRG1-MOSS-U82, R15 Special Emphasis Panel. 10/2015 - present
  • Biomedical Engineering Society. Session Chair, Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering and Mechanobiology. 09/2015 - present
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Research, PlosOne, Tissue Engineering, Cell and Molecular Bioengineering. Ad-hoc Reviewer. 01/01/2015 - present
  • Biomedical Engineering Society, Orthopaedic Research Society. Abstract Reviewer. 01/01/2015 - present

Honors & Awards

  • ORS NIRA Award, 2021 ORS Annual Meeting. 02/17/2021
  • ORS PSRS International Meeting, 1st prize poster award. 10/22/2020
  • Innovation Award, ORS PSRS International Spine Research Symposium, 2017. 10/27/2017
  • 1st prize poster (senior author), Spine Section, 62nd Annual Meeting ORS Annual Meeting, 2016. Orthopaedic Research Society, 03/06/2016
  • 1st prize podium presentation, ORS PSRS 3rd International Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium, 2015. Orthopaedic Research Society, 11/12/2015
  • 2nd prize poster presentation, ORS PSRS 3rd International Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium, 2015. Orthopaedic Research Society, 11/12/2015

Internal Service

  • Academic Senate. 01/01/2021 - present. University service.
  • Teaching Excellence Committee. 07/14/2017 - 01/01/2021. College service.
  • Ad-Hoc Plagiarism Committee. 02/02/2017 - 02/02/2017. Department service.
  • Graduate Committee. 12/2015 - present. Department service.

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