Faculty

Our 26th Annual Fall Symposium will be held September 28, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown in Manchester, NH. Check back in 2019 for course information.

Joshua Baumfeld, MD

Dr. Joshua Baumfeld practices as an orthopedic surgeon at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Baumfeld did his fellowship at the University of Virginia. His clinical interests include knee ligament reconstructions, arthroscopic knee and shoulder repairs, cartilage restoration and meniscal transplantation, shoulder instability, and sports medicine.

Brian Busconi, MD

Dr. Brian Busconi is the Chief of Sports Medicine and Fellowship Director of the Sports and Arthroscopy Fellowship at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He did his fellowship in at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has special interest in pediatric sports medicine and has been on the forefront of hip arthroscopy for over a decade. He is a fellow of the AAOS, Subspecialty certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and is a retired Colonel in the United States Army National Guard.

Paul Ghostlaw, PT

Paul Ghostlaw practices as a physical therapist at Beantown Physio, Inc, which he started in 2001. He received his undergraduate degree from Ithaca College, and has focused his entire career on orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy. Paul’s clinical interests are the rehabilitation and management of post-surgical and non-surgical knee, shoulder, spine, ankle, and hip dysfunction. Paul enjoys giving back to his profession by giving educational presentations, both nationally and internationally.

Jennifer McKeon, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Jennifer McKeon is an Assistant Professor within the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College. She received her undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Pennsylvania State University. Her academic and research interests include functional anatomy and pathoanatomy, biomechanics, sports injury epidemiology and time-to-event analysis, evidence-based practice, and clinical analysis of risk factors associated with lower extremity injury. Jennifer’s professional research goal is to generate clinically useful, valid tools for improving patient care.

Patrick McKeon, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Patrick McKeon currently serves as an Athletic Training faculty member at Ithaca College. He received his undergraduate degree from Springfield College and his doctoral degree from the University of Virginia. Patrick’s research focuses on functional alterations associated with lower extremity joint injury, specifically ankle instability. He incorporates patient-, clinician-, and laboratory-oriented outcomes to evaluate these alterations due to injury and rehabilitation.

Marc Michaud, MD

Dr. Marc Michaud is an orthopaedic surgeon at NH Orthopaedic Center. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed an internship at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Dr. Michaud did his residency at Madigan Army medical Center and fellowship in foot and ankle at the Mayo Clinic. He currently specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle, knees, shoulders, and sports medicine.

Dawn Rogers, PT, DPT, OCS

Dawn Rogers practices as a physical therapist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. She also acts as a clinical instructor for students at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and as a lab instructor at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Dawn received her undergraduate degree from The University of Arizona and her doctoral degree from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She earned her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist designation from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Her primary areas of interest include lumbo-pelvic and hip rehabilitation, and pelvic floor dysfunction and rehabilitation.

Brian Swanson, PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT

Brian Swanson is currently a faculty member of the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Hartford, and a faculty member for the Select Medical Orthopedic Physical Therapy residency program. He received his undergraduate degree from Quinnipiac University and doctoral degree from Andrews University. Brian has over 20 years of clinical experience. He is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS), and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).

James Vailas, MD

Dr. Vailas is an orthopaedic surgeon at NH Orthopaedic Center and serves as Team Physician for the Manchester Monarchs, St. Anselm College, and Southern New Hampshire University. He is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and completed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He did his fellowship in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Vailas is President of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute, which he co-founded in 1993.

Looking for Symposium Handouts from past meetings? Contact Sandy (sandy@nhmi.net) for the direct-access URLs.