Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Mauck Laboratory

Blair Ashley

Blair

Orthopaedic Resident
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Education: M.D., The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2014
The College of William and Mary, 2008
-- Neuroscience B.A.
-- Kinesiology and Physiology B.S.

Areas of Special Interest: Cartilage damage, Articular cartilage restoration, Post-traumatic arthritis, Fracture biology and Innovations in joint arthroplasty

Awards
Arthur Mirsky Award for Excellence in Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2013
David S. Bruce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Finalist, Experimental Biology Conference, 2008
Phi Beta Kappa Society, Member elect, 2007
Phi Beta Kappa Jane Mahoney Scholarship, 2006-07
Barry M. Goldwater Scholar and Scholarship Award Recipient, 2006-2008

Publications:
Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Hume EL, Kamath AF. "Are Bundled Payments a Viable Reimbursement Model for Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 June; Epub ahead of print.

Silverman EJ, Ashley B, Sheth NP. "Metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty: is there still a role in 2016?" Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2016 March; 9(1):93-96.

Gittings D, Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Hesketh P, Donegan DJ, Sheth NP. "Diagnosing infection in patients undergoing conversion of prior internal fixation to total hip arthroplasty". J Arthroplasty. Accepted June 2016.

Zelenski NA, Ashley BS, Morris TB, Neuwirth AL, Hume EL. "Bundled Care Management". The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal. Vol 25. 2015.

Looft-Wilson RC, Ashley BS, Billig JE, Wolfert MR, Ambrecht LA, Bearden SE: "Chronic diet-induced hyperhomocysteinemia impairs eNOS regulation in mouse mesenteric arteries". Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 April; 295(1): R59-66.

Bearden SE, Linn E, Ashley BS, Loof-Wilson RC: "Age related changes in conducted vasodilation: Effects of Exercise Training and Role in Functional Hyperemia". Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp P

Abstracts
Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Wu C, Kamath A. "Are Bundled Payments an Effective Payment Model in Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty?" Poster Presentation. AAKHS Annual Meeting October 2015.

Gittings D, Courtney PM, Ashley BS, Hesketh P, Donegan DJ, Sheth NP. "Diagnosing infection in patients undergoing conversion of prior internal fixation to total hip arthroplasty". AAOS Podium Presentation, given by D Gittings. March 2016.

Ashley BS, Looft-Wilson RC: "Hyperhomocysteinemia Impairs Agonist-Induced eNOS phosphorylation of S1179". FASEB Journal 22:1148.5, 2008

Ashley B, Billig J, Ambrecht L, Wolfert M, Looft-Wilson R: "Preservation of EDHF-dependent vasodilation and connexin expression in hyperhomocysteinemic mice". FASEB Journal 21(6): A910, 2007