Albert H Burstein, Ph.D.
Albert H Burstein, Ph.D., has been a director of the company since March 1996. From 1976 to 1996, Burstein was senior scientist, Department of Research and Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon (biomechanical engineering) at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City and adjunct associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. In addition, he was professor of applied biomechanics (in surgery) at Cornell University Medical College, New York City from 1978 through 1996. From 1976 until 1992, he served as director, Department of Biomechanics, Research Division, at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Since 1980, he has served as deputy editor for research for "The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery." Burstein is an author of six textbooks on orthopaedic biomechanics. He holds the Shands Award of the Orthopaedic Research Society for outstanding career contributions to orthopaedic research and is a past president of the American Society of Biomechanics. Burstein holds 13 patents for orthopaedic devices.