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CURRICULUM VITAE

J Channing Tassone MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-337-7320
Fax: 414-337-7337
Email: ctassone@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
1988 - 1992 B.A., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
1992 - 1996 M.D., University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1996 Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1996 - 2001 Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1999 Advanced Trauma Life Support, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1999 Experience Comprehensive Knee Arthroscopy Course, Arthroscopy Association of North America Masters Orthopedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL
2001 - 2002 Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX
2002 AO/ASIF Residents Basic Course, Madison, WI
2007 - 2008 Faculty Development Medical Leadership Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2020 - 2021 AOA APEX Orthopaedic Leadership Program, Chicago, IL
2021 - Present Executive Coaching, Schneider Consulting, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2002 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2008 - 2018 Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - Present Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2009 - 2012 Children's Specialty Group (CSG) Board - Elected Board Member, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2013 - 2019 Measurement & Evaluation (M&E) Committee - Orthopaedic Surgery Sub Committee, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, American College of Surgeons
2014 - 2021 Co-Chair, SPS/SSI, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2014 - Present Medical Economics and Outcomes Committee (MEOC) - Co-Chair, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2014 - Present Surgical Services Executive Committee Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2015 - 2016 Committee to Develop Value Based Care Model in ENT - Executive Sponsor, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2015 - 2016 Hospital Operations Executive Committee - Co-Chair, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2016 - Present MCIP Surgery Steering Team Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2017 - 2019 Operative Messaging Workgroup - Executive Sponsor, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2021 - Present CSG Affiliate Implementation Work Stream / Culture Club Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2021 - Present Combined Children's Specialty Group (CSG) Children's Wisconsin Board - Elected Board Member, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2022 - Present Children's Wisconsin Strategy Development Tiger Team - Clinical Growth/Expansion Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2002 - Present Co-Director Resident Rotation, Milwaukee, WI
2004 - Present Clinical Associate Professor, Physician Assistant School, Marquette University of Health Sciences, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2014 - Present Vice President of Surgical Services & Anesthesia, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
04/01/2017 - 03/30/2019 Section Chief of Orthopedics, Orthopedics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2019 - Present Co-Medical Director AIM Comprehensive Spine Program, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2021 - Present SPU Leader Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2021 - Present Medical Director Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2002 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
2002 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2008 - Present Surgicenter of Greater Milwaukee, 3223 S 103rd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53227

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
07/11/2004
12/31/2024
   
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
39164
2003
10/31/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1988 - 1992 Dean's list: Duke University
1992 Cum Laude: Duke University - William H. Pettibone Foundation Scholarship
1993 Gross Anatomy Teaching Assistant - University of Washington Medical School
1996 Graduation with Honors: University of Washington School of Medicine
2004 Honorary Pediatrician of the Year - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics
2006 Teacher of the Year - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2009 Best Doctors in America Database
2010 Louis A. Goldstein Award - Best Clinical Poster Presentation at the 2010 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting
2010 Health Care Heroes - Corporate Achievement in Health Care - Milwaukee BizTimes
2010 Best Doctors in America Database
2011 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2011 Milwaukee Super Doctors Listing
2011 Best Doctors in America Database
2012 Best Doctors in America Database
2012 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2012 Top Doctors Guide - Milwaukee Magazine
2013 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2013 Best Doctors in America Database
2014 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2014 Best Doctors in America Database
2015 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2015 Best Doctors in America Database
2016 Best Doctors - M Magazine
2016 Top Doctors Guide - Milwaukee Magazine
2017 Best Doctors in America Database
2017 Best Doctors - M Magazine

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1988 - 1992 Sigma Alpha Epsilon (member )
1992 - 1996 Phi Chi Medical Fraternity (President 1993-1994)
1993 Medical school orientation committee
1996 Alpha Omega Alpha: University of Washington School of Medicine
2003 - Present Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society (WOS)
2004 - Present Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of Northern America (POSNA)
2004 - Present American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS)
2005 - Present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
2006 - Present Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
2008 - 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
2015 - Present The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2006 - Present Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS)
2010 - Present Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (JOSR)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2003 Chair, Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society (WOS): Biannual Meeting
2008 - 2009 Vice President, Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society (WOS)
2010 - 2011 President, Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society (WOS)
2013 - 2016 Non-Operative Management, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
2014 - 2021 Co-Chair, SPS/SSI, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Functional Magnetic Resonance image before and after CIMT in children with hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Source:
United Cerebral Palsy Research and Education Foundation (UCP)
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2003 - 2005
Direct Funds:
$84,894
  
Title:
Accuracy and prediction of Functional Scoliosis Classification System based upon Quantec
Source:
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Funding (Children's Research Institute)
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2005 - 2006
Direct Funds:
$1,640
  
Title:
New EMED pressure system software analysis
Source:
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2005 - 2006
Direct Funds:
$25,900
  
Title:
Clinical Reliability and Validity of a Foot Model: Assessing Efficacy and Functional Outcome with Orthotic Intervention in Children with Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Source:
National Institute of Disabled Rehabilitation (NIDRR), Department of Education
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2006 - 2010
Direct Funds:
$450,000
  
Title:
Development of Dynamic Pedorthosis for Improving Clubfoot Correction
Source:
National Institute of Disabled Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Department of Education
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2006 - 2010
Direct Funds:
$450,000
  
Title:
Electronically controlled prosthetic titanium rib research and design
Source:
Pediatric Orthopaedic Reserve Funding for Clinical Improvement
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2006 - 2008
Direct Funds:
$4,500
  
Title:
Development of Spinal Scanner for Non Radiographic Measurement of Scoliosis
Source:
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Foundation
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2006 - 2008
Direct Funds:
$65,000
  
Title:
Growing Pains - A Treatment Option
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2006 - 2007
Direct Funds:
$2,000
  
Title:
Development of Zebrafish as a Natural Model System for Studying Scoliosis
Source:
Intramural Orthopaedic Funding
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2008 - 2010
Direct Funds:
$10,000
  
Title:
Biomechanical Evaluation of Yoga for Pediatric Obesity
Source:
Greater Milwaukee Foundation (Shaw Fund Grant)
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2011 - 2012
Direct Funds:
$12,000
  
Title:
Effect of Torque on Asymmetric Remodeling of Vertebral Growth Plate
Source:
Scoliosis Research Society
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2013 - 2015
Direct Funds:
$35,000
  
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Evaluation of EMG in patients with Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Source:
Variety Club Foundation of Wisconsin
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2002 - 2003
Direct Funds:
$30,000
  
Title:
The Application of Stereo-radiographic 3D Imaging in the Evaluation of Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis
Source:
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, MCW
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2015 - Present
Direct Funds:
$2,500
  
Title:
Effectiveness of BRAIVE Growth Modulation Systems in AIS; Multicenter IDE Clinical Trial
Source:
Industry
Role:
Principle Investigator
Dates:
2020 - Present
Direct Funds:
$0
  
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Gene-Environment Interactions in Developmental Scoliosis
Source:
Children's Environmental Health Sciences Core Center, National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (pilot study)
Role:
Co Investigator
Dates:
2009 - 2011
Direct Funds:
$25,000
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Pediatric Foot: Treatment and Management., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2003
Tassone, JC. Multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Rounds. Talk: Pediatric Pelvic Trauma., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2003
Tassone, JC. Starkey Davis Conference. Talk: Time Out Sports Injuries in Children., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2003
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Bone and Joint Infections., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2004
Tassone, JC. Spasticity Meeting. Talk: Orthopaedic Interventions., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2004
Tassone, JC. Editor's Choice Pediatric Conference. Talk: Sport/Athlete Injury and Prevention., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2005
Tassone, JC. Multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Rounds. Talk: Pelvic Fractures., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 08/2005
Tassone, JC. Retts Syndrome Awareness. Talk: What do we do now?, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2005
Tassone, JC. The Starkey Davis Conference. Hands-on Demonstration: The Knee Exam., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2005
Tassone, JC. JMS Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture. Talk: Orthopaedic Surgery., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2006
Tassone, JC. Sports Medicine Section. Talk: Pediatric Fractures., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2006
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Bone and Joint Infections., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2006
Tassone, JC. Multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Rounds. Talk: Initial Management of Upper and Lower Extremity Injuries., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2006
Tassone, JC. JMS Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture. Talk: Orthopaedic Surgery., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2006
Tassone, JC. Fetal Concerns Program. Talk: Clubfeet., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2007
Tassone, JC. Operating Room Staff. Talk: VEPTR., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2007
Tassone, JC. JMS Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture. Talk: Growth and Development of the Skeleton., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2007
Tassone, JC. WTMJ Live at Noon. Talk: Scoliosis., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2007
Tassone, JC. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Talk: Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Scoliosis., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2008
Tassone, JC. New Kids Electronic Newsletter. Article: SCFE., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2008
Tassone, JC. Milwaukee Moms (www.milwaukeemoms.com). Article: Curves ahead: current turns in scoliosis treatment., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2008
Tassone, JC. Milwaukee Moms (www.milwaukeemoms.com). Article: Curves ahead: current turns in scoliosis treatment., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2008
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Resident Noon Conference. Talk: Boards Review., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2008
Tassone, JC. The Business Journal. Talk: LEAN., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 08/2008
Tassone, JC. JMS Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture. Talk: Orthopaedic Surgery., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2009
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Rehab Didactics. Talk: Pediatric Orthopaedics in an Hour., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2009
Tassone, JC. JMS Orthopaedic Surgery Lecture. Talk: Growth and Development of the Skeleton., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2009
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow/Attending/Resident Talk: Orthopaedic Procedures in the ED., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2009
Tassone, JC. Sports Medicine Section. Talk: Pediatric Fractures., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2010
Tassone, JC. PACU Talk: Spinal Fusion., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2010
Tassone, JC. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Talk: Pediatric Deformities and Surgical Corrections., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2010
Tassone, JC. Hip Teaching Session & Anatomy Lab 1st Year Medical Student. Musculoskeletal Module., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2010
Tassone, JC. MCP Board Meeting. Talk: Lean Efficiencies Improve Patient Care and Physician Satisfaction., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2010
Tassone, JC. Sports Medicine Section. Talk: Pediatric Fractures., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2011
Tassone, JC. OR Staff. Talk: EDF Casting., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2011
Tassone, JC. Nursing Education. Talk: Scoliosis., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2011
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Bone and Joint Infections., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2011
Tassone, JC. CHHS Leadership Forum. Talk: Advanced Practice Partnerships, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2011
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Basic Science. OKU Review - Chapters 56 &60., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2011
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures...What's Acceptable?, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2011
Tassone, JC. Spasticity Conference. Talk: What to do and Why to do it., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2011
Tassone, JC. Nursing Education. Talk: Early Onset Scoliosis., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2011
Tassone, JC. PM&R Grand Rounds. Talk: Scoliosis: The Other Side of the Story, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2012
Tassone, JC. Milwaukee Pediatric Orthotic Symposium. Talk: Surgical and Bracing Considerations for Special Needs Patients with Scoliosis, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 04/2012
Tassone, JC. Sports Medicine Section. Talk: Pediatric Fractures, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2012
Tassone, JC. Nursing Education. Talk: Elbow Fractures, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2012
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2012
Tassone, JC. PM&R Grand Rounds. Talk: Orthopaedic Treatment of Spasticity, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2012
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures 1, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2013
Tassone, JC. WTMJ Live at Noon. Talk: Fracture Care., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Spondylolisthesis Reduction., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Spondy - The Basics., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2013
Tassone, JC. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society. Talk: Supracondylar/ Forearm Fractures, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 10/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Basic Science. Talk: Growth and Development of the Skeleton, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2013
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Noon Conference. Talk: Bone & Joint Infections, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2013
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Normal Child Development - Rotation, Bowing, Toe Walking, Etc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2013
Tassone, JC. PACU Educational Series. Talk: Spinal Surgeries, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2014
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2014
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2014
Tassone, JC. Sports Medicine Section. Talk: Pediatric Fractures., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2015
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2015
Tassone, JC. Metro Milwaukee CME Event. Talk: Fractures: What to Send and What to Watch., Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 05/2015
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Scoliosis B - Idiopathic/Neuromuscular, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2015
Tassone, JC. Surgery Basic Science Conference. Talk: Scoliosis Updates., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 08/2015
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2015
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Basic Science. Talk: Growth and Development of the Skeleton, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2015
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2015
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Rehab Didactic Series. Talk: Spine and Lower Extremity Surgery in CP Population, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2016
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Normal Child Development - Rotation, Bowing, Toe Walking, Etc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2016
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures in Kids (Part 1), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2016
Tassone, JC., Miller, T., At Our Best Live: Innovation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2016
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2016
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures in Kids (continued), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2017
Tassone, JC. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Talk: Spine Deformity and Correction, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2017
Tassone, JC. Nursing Education. Talk: Scoliosis - What we do and why we do it., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2017
Tassone, JC. Operating Room Staff. Talk: Surgical Decision Making in Spinal Deformity., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2017
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Spondylolisthesis reduction., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2017
Tassone, JC. AIM Orthopedic Lecture. Talk: High School Student Mentorship, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2017
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Noon Conference. Talk: Bone & Joint Infections, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2017
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2017
Tassone, JC. Arrowhead High School's Annual Healthcare Career Fair. Talk: Orthopaedic Surgeon Representative., Hartland, Wisconsin, 10/2017
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Basic Science. Talk: Growth and Development of the Skeleton, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2017
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2017
Tassone, JC. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Talk: Soft Tissue Management of Spine Conditions, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2018
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Normal Child Development - Rotation, Bowing, Toe Walking, Etc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2018
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Pediatric Indications. Talk: Cerebral Palsy., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2018
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2018
Tasasone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2018
Tassone,, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Scoliosis B (Idiopathic / Neuromuscular), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2019
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Spondylolysis / Spondylolisthesis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2019
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 11/2019
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2019
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2020
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2020
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Cases, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2021
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures A, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2021
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Upper Extremity Fractures B, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2021
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Cases, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 02/2022
 
Regional
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic evaluation of the Knee and Shoulder. Middleton, Middleton, Wisconsin (VAMC)., 06/1999
Tassone, JC. General Surgery Trauma Grand Rounds. Talk: Orthopedic Emergencies., Madison, Wisconsin., 08/1999
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Common Pediatric Foot Deformities., Waukegan, Illinois., 05/2003
Tassone, JC. Winter Refresher Course: Talk: Pediatric Foot Deformities., Waukesha, Wisconsin., 01/2004
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Visiting Professorship. Talk: Treatment of Pediatric Femur Fractures., Madison, Wisconsin, 05/2004
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: Pediatric Sports Injuries., Lake Forest, Illinois., 10/2004
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 10/2004
Tassone, JC. Winter Refresher Course: Talk: DDH - Click vs. Clunk., Waukesha, Wisconsin., 01/2005
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: DDH - Click vs. Clunk., Libertyville, Illinois., 02/2005
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Talk: A Tour of Pediatric Orthopaedics., Kenosha, Wisconsin., 04/2005
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Visiting Professorship. Talk: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures., Madison, Wisconsin., 04/2005
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2005
Tassone, JC. Special Needs Child Medical and Therapeutic Interventions. Talk: Scoliosis Surgery in Special Needs Kids., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 10/2005
Tassone, JC. Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society. Talk: Femur Fracture., Madison, Wisconsin., 05/2006
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Visiting Professorship. Talk: Use of VEPTR in Pediatric Spinal Deformity., Madison, Wisconsin., 05/2006
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2006
Tassone, JC. Special Needs Child Medical and Therapeutic Interventions. Talk: VEPTR in Scoliosis Management., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 10/2006
Tassone, JC. New Berlin Therapies. Talk: VEPTR., New Berlin, Wisconsin, 04/2007
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2007
Tassone, JC. Ozaukee Therapies. Talk: VEPTR., Ozaukee, Wisconsin., 05/2008
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2008
Tassone, JC. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds. Talk: Management of Congenital Scoliosis., Madison, Wisconsin., 10/2008
Tassone, JC. NIDRR Funded Annual Meeting for the Development of Dynamic Pedorthosis for Clubfoot. Talk: Preliminary Results Progress and Functional Outcome., Brookfield, Wisconsin, 10/2008
Tassone, JC. Best Practices. Talk: Scoliosis., Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin., 03/2009
Tassone, JC. Best Practices. Talk: What to Send and What to Watch., Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin., 03/2009
Tassone, JC. NIDRR Funded Annual Meeting for the Development of Dynamic Pedorthosis for Clubfoot. Talk: A Short-Term Results and Compliance with the Use New Dynamic Pedorthosis., Greendale, Wisconsin., 09/2009
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2009
Tassone, JC. Pediatric Boards Review. Talk: Ace the Boards - Orthopaedics., Brookfield, Wisconsin., 09/2010
Tassone, JC. Best Practices. Talk: Scoliosis: Early Detection and Low Radiation Imaging., Lake Geneva, Wisconsin., 10/2010
Tassone, JC. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints Pediatric Conference. Talk: Fractures - What to Splint and What to Send, Racine, Wisconsin, 11/2013
Tassone, 30West Magazine - Mission: Accomplish, Hartland, Wisconsin, 10/2014
 
National
Tassone, JC. Investigation into the Possibility of Immunodulation of the Macrophage Response to Dorsal Root Trauma, Western Medical Student Research Forum, Monterey, California, 1994
Tassone, JC. Treatment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) in the Older Child, Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship Symposium, Dallas, Texas, 2002
Tassone, JC. Posterior Medial Release for the Treatment of Clubfeet in Arthrogryposis, Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship Symposium, Dallas, Texas, 2002
Tassone, JC. Open Reduction of Developmentally Dislocated Hips in Older Children, POSNA Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida, 2003
Tassone, JC. Impact of Femur Fractures on Quality of Life and Functional Outcome in Pediatric Trauma, Orthopedic Section of AAP, Washington D.C., 2005
Tassone, JC. Flexible Intramedullary Nail Fixation - Do Age and Weight Matter? POSNA Meeting, San Diego, California, 2006
Tassone, JC. How Hip R U? Common Acute Orthopaedic Hip. NAPNAP Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2010
Tassone, JC. A Line of Zebrafish with Progressive Spinal Curvature. Scoliosis Research Society Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2002 - 2020 Orthopaedic Research Committee
2012 - Present Pediatric Orthopaedic Educational Liaison
2012 - 2019 Orthopaedic Representative, Residency Curriculum Education Committee (CEC)
2015 - 2016 Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Search Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - 2018 Orthopaedic Surgery Compensation Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
2005 - 2006 Orthopaedic Representative, Just Sit Down, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2005 - 2011 Medical Records Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2005 - 2009 Trauma Peer Review Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2005 - 2009 Orthopaedic Representative, Trauma Peer Review Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2006 - 2007 Orthopaedic Representative, Comfort Zone Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2007 - 2010 Orthopaedic Representative, Radiology Chairman Search/Advisory Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2007 - 2012 Database Surgical Specialty Leadership Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2007 - 2010 Orthopaedic Representative, Radiology Search Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2007 - 2012 Orthopaedic Representative, Database Surgical Specialty Leadership Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2008 - 2011 OR Integration Solutions, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2009 - 2015 Orthopaedic Representative, Medical Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2013 - 2019 Measurement & Evaluation (M&E) Committee, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, American College of Surgeons
2013 - 2014 Orthopaedic Representative, ICD10 Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Surgical Services Enterprise Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Performance Management Executive Steering Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - 2020 Orthopaedic Representative, OR Optimization Work Group Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - 2020 Orthopaedic Representative, Clinical Care Optimization Executive Team, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - 2016 Orthopaedic Representative, Operations Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2015 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Surgical Quality Improvement Review Team (SQIRT), Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2015 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Quality Cabinet Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, OSHSPS HAC Leadership Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Surgical Services Master Facilities Planning Team, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Orthopaedic Representative, Surgical Volume Analysis Project, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - 2019 Orthopaedic Representative, Joint Patient Care Committee (JPCC), Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
2004 - Present 1-2 High School students at a time, 8-16 hours per week, summer and vacation, clinic and operating room
2014 - Present Apprenticeship in Medicine (AIM) Clinical Shadowing Mentor: Diana Zavala (2014); Reiauna Taylor (2015) still shadows; Abril Solis-Sigala (2016); Ruth Fetaw (2017)
 
Medical Student Education
2003 - Present Attending M4 surgery elect, 1-2 students per month, average 2 ½ days per week in the clinic and operating room
2003 - Present 1-2 Pre-Med students per year, 8-16 hours per week, summer and vacation, clinic and operating room
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2002 - Present Review Pediatric Orthopaedics Intraining
2002 - Present Pediatric Orthopaedic rotation, 3 residents per 12 week block, 4 days per week, clinic and operating room.
2006 - Present Nicaragua, 1 week per year, 6 days, clinic and operating room
2014 - Present Bioskills - Resident Education
 
Continuing Medical Education
2002 - Present Grand Rounds: Numerous presentations given over the years locally, nationally and internationally which grant CME credits.
2006 - Present Local Orthopaedic Surgeons in Nicaragua in Conjunction with Resident/Faculty Service: Philosophy of CP treatment; Ponsetti technique and philosophy; Surgical technique & follow up care
01/2007 Tassone, JC. Vertically Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR), Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Operating Room Staff
 
Graduate Student Education
2004 - Present Physician Assistant students, 1 per month, 3-4 students per year, 5 days a week, clinic and operating room
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
06/2017 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Facilitator: Language of Caring
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Nicholas Hartog, MCW, 2007 - 2008 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Paul Johnson, MCW, 2009 Asked by upcoming 1st year medical student for mentorship
Hugh Seller, MCW, 2009 - 2010 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Alexandra Glasscock, MCW, 2010 - 2011 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Dustin Hansen, MCW, 2011 - 2012 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Mark Winter, MCW, 2012 - 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Michael Tednes, MCW, 2014 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Aria Bagheri, MCW, 2015 Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship, Evaluation of children with idiopathic scoliosis who received conservative or surgical intervention using EOS
Andrew Ernst, MCW, 2017 - 2018 Personal Advisor
Austin Dopp, MCW, 2018 - 2019 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Alex Schmucker, MCW, 2018 - 2019 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Max Fisher, MCW, 2020 - 2021 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Riley Young, MCW, 2021 - 2022 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
 
Residents
Mark Sytsma, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2009 Class Advisor
Timothy Mullin, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2009 Class Advisor
Mason Milburn, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2009 Class Advisor
James Sostak, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2009 Class Advisor
Jeremy Zebroski, MD, MCW, 2005 - 2009 Class Advisor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
High School Students
Lindsey Kent, 2007 - 2008 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Nick Gustafson, 2007 - 2009 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Blaine Kalani, 2008 - 2009 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Varun Varadarajan, 2008 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Megan Yanny, 2009 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Drake Singleton, 2010 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Brennan Ryder, 2011 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Nick Maniaci, 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Megan Skalitsky, 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Mercedes Greinke, 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Emily Feliciano, 2014 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Elizabeth McShane, 2014 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Benjamin Boelter, 2015 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
 
Undergraduate Students
Paul Johnson, 2007 - 2009 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Karl Johnson, 2009 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Lindsey Kent, 2010 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Jennifer Gomulka, 2010 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Mina Cardenas, 2013 - 2015 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Allyse Jorgenson, 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Dylan Menefee, 2013 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Alex Johnson, 2013 - 2014 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Ryan Ochs, 2014 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Jake Tenaglia, 2015 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Emily Murphy, 2015 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Jaime Gaertner, 2015 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Katherine Bruckner, 2016
Victor Magana, 2016 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
Camille Marks, 2016 Follow in clinic and operating room as schedule permits
 
Medical Students
Kristen Liu, CHW, 2016 Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Gait and posture in children with posterior spinal fusion
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Alicia Lolwing, 2016 - 2017 Follow in clinic and operating room
 
Faculty
Tracy Ferguson, Physical Therapist, 2016
Kimberly Zvara, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, 03/2022 - Present Career Advancement
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
 
Community Programs
2007 - Present Co Chair/Co Founder Milwaukee Orthopaedic Overseas
2016 - 2021 Zeit Fellow - Medical College of Wisconsin
 

INITIATIVES:
05/2016 - Present "What matters to me most: at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

POSTERS:
03/2012 Best Practices in Pediatrics Conference. Poster: An Unusual Case of a Painful Limp. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. March 2012. Stork, NC.; Tassone, JC.; Walter, KD.
04/2012 Best Practices in Pediatrics Conference. Poster: An Unusual Case of a Painful Limp. Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. April 2012. Stork, NC.; Tassone, JC.; Walter, KD.

PRIOR RESEARCH/GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
2003 - 2006 GRANTS SUBMITTED: The effects of constraint induced movement therapy on function in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy; The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Field Initiated Program (NIDRR); Investigator; 11/10/2003-11/30/2006; $326,261
2004 - 2007 GRANTS SUBMITTED: Reliability of 3D foot model with MRI and clinical application for children with Cerebral Palsy (CP); National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Field Initiated Program (NIDRR); Investigator; 9/26/2004-9/26/2007; $436,804
2004 - 2006 GRANTS SUBMITTED: Reliability of 3D foot model with MRI and clinical application for children with Cerebral Palsy (CP); United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Research and Education Foundation; Investigator; 9/26/2004-9/26/2006; $100,000
2005 - 2006 UN-FUNDED: The Role of Increased Body Mass Index (BMI) in Symptoms Necessitating Pediatric Orthopaedic Referral; Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; Investigator
2005 - 2010 GRANTS SUBMITTED: Development of dynamic pedorthosis as community-based rehabilitation for an improvement of clubfoot correction; Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NIDRR); Investigator; 10/1/2005-9/30/2010; $500,000
2005 - 2010 GRANTS SUBMITTED: Functional evaluation of pediatric foot deformity; Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NIDRR); Investigator; 10/1/2005-9/30/2010; $500,000
2009 - 2011 Identification of Genetic Risk Factors and Disease Modifiers in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; Investigator; 2/1/09-1/30/11; $2,000
2010 - 2015 GRANTS SUBMITTED: Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities; Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; Investigator; 10/1/2010-9/30/2015; $4,750,000

SERVICE & MISSION WORK:
2006 - Present Local Orthopaedic Surgeons in Nicaragua in Conjunction with Resident/Faculty Service: Philosophy of CP Treatment; Ponsetti Technique and Philosophy; Surgical Technique & Follow Up Care


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Ellegala, D., Tassone, C., Kllot, M., M.D., Dorsal Laminectomy in the Adult Mouse, a model for nervous system research, Laboratory Animal Science, 1996: 46(1); 86-89.
2. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Lyon, R., Brady, M. Dynamic Plantar Pressure Measurement for the Normal Subject: Free-mapping Model for the Analysis of Pediatric Foot Deformities. J. Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2005: 25(1); 103-106.
3. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Klein, S. Correlation of Foot Radiographs With Foot Function as Analyzed by Plantar Pressure Distribution. J. Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2005: 25(2); 249-252.
4. Rafique, M., Stuth, E., Tassone, C., Increased blood loss during posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis in an adolescent with Fontan physiology, Pediatric Anesthesia, 2006: 16; 206-212.
5. Thometz, J., Liu, XC, Reineck, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Changes of Three-Dimentional Back Contour Following Posterior Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 2006: 123; 577-581.
6. Liu, XC, Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Hunter E. The Effect of Instrumentation with Different Mechanical Properties on the Pig Spine During Growth. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 2006: 123: 493-497.
7. Klos, S., Liu, XC, Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Thometz, J. Reliability of a Functional Classification System in the Monitoring of Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis, Spine, 2007: 32(15); 1662-1666.
8. Tassone, C., Duey-Holtz, A. Spine Concerns in the Special Olympian. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 2008: 16(1); 55-60.
9. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Impact of a Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 2008: 140; 355.
10. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Rizza, T., Jones, J., Lyon, R. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 2008: 140, 359.
11. Khazzam, M., Tassone, C., Liu, X., Lyon, R., Freeto, B., Schwab, J., Thometz, J. The Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nails Fixation in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children, The American Journal of Orthopedics, 2009: 38(3); E49-E55.
12. Cope, SM., Liu, XC., Verber, M., Cayo, C., Rao, S., Tassone, C. Upper Limb Function and Brain Reorganization After Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Children with Hemiplegia. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 2010: 13(1); 17-28.
13. Rusy, L., Hainsworth, K., Nelson, T., Czarnecki, M., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Berens, R., Weisman, S. Gabapentin Use in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2010: 110(5); 1393-1398
14. Trawicki, M., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Improvements in Three-Dimensional Back Contour After Spinal Fusion For Idiopathic Scoliosis. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics. 2010: 158; 19-23.
15. Rizza, R., Liu, X.C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. A New Method in Design of a Dynamic Pedorthosis for Children with Residual Clubfoot. J Medical Device; 2010 4(2).
16. Rizza, R., Liu, X.C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Harris, G. Effectiveness of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis with Wedge on the Clubfoot. Foot and Ankle International; 31(9): 849, 2010.
17. Klingbeil, F., Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Dabrowski, E., Thometz, J. Comparisons of Multiple Segment Foot Motion Between Different Orthotic Interventions in Children with Spastic CP. Development Medicine & Child Neurology; 52(Suppl 5): 61, 2010.
18. Thometz, J., Sathoff, L., Liu, XC., Jacobson, R., Tassone, C. Electromyography Nerve Conduction Velocity Evaluation of Children with Clubfeet. The American Journal of Orthopedics; 40 (2):84-86, 2011.
19. Cassidy, L., Jensen, J., Durkee, C., Calkins, C., Sato, T., Tassone, C., Kerschner, J., Thielke, R., Mitchell, M., Hoffman, G., Oldham, K. Creation and Implementation of a Prospective Pediatric Clinical Outcomes Registry. Journal of Registry Management. Accepted publication July 2011.
20. Liu, XC., Lyon, R., Thometz, J., Curtin, B., Tarima, S., Tassone, C. Insole-Pressure Distribution for Normal Children in Different Age Groups. Journal Pediatric Orthopaedics; 31(60: 705-709, 2011.
21. Marquez-Barrientos, C., Liu, XC., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Tarima, S. Correlation Between Anatomic Foot and Ankle Movement Measured with MRI and with a Motion Analysis System. Gait & Posture; 36:389-393, 2012.
22. Rankine, L., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Lyon, R., Tarima, S., Thometz, J. Reproducibility of Newly Developed Spinal Topography Measurements for Scoliosis. The Open Orthopaedics Journal; 6: 226-230, 2012.
23. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tarima, S., Paulsen, L. A New 3D Topographic Device for Monitoring Scoliosis Progression in Children. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 176: 485, 2012.
24. Tomasiewicz, H., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., North, P., Thometz, J. A Line of Zebrafish with Increased Incidence of Spinal Deformities. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 176: 454, 2012.
25. Lim, C., Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Correlation of Idiopathic Scoliosis Assessments Between Newly Developed Milwaukee Topographic Scanner and Quantec. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics; 176: 255-258, 2012.
26. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Paulsen, L., Lyon, R., Marquez-Barrientos, C., Tarima, S., Johnson, P. Development of a 3D Back Contour Imaging System for Monitoring Scoliosis Progression in Children. Spinal Deformity Journal 1: 102-107, 2013.
27. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Effect of Implant Stiffness on Spinal Growth in the Pig Spine. OA Orthopaedics, June 2013.
28. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Tassone, C., Klingbeil, F., Marquez-Barrientos, C., Brandsma, B., Lyon, R., Schwab, J., Sergey, T., Thometz, J. Foot and Ankle Joint Movements Inside Orthoses for Children with Spastic CP. Journal of Orthopaedic Research; 531-536, 2014.
29. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Comparison of Biomechanical Behavior between a Cast Material and a Polyethylene Based Jack. Scoliosis. 10 (Suppl 2) S15 (doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-10-S2-S15), 2015.
30. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Yang, Z., Clarke, W., Tassone, C. Surgical Pillow Design by Optimal Head and Pillow Alignment. Journal of Medical Devices. Volume 9/ 030923-1, September 2015.
31. Rizza, R., Liu, X.C., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Comparison of Biomechanical Behavior Between a Cast Material and a Polyethylene Based Jacket. Scoliosis. 10 (Suppl. 2) S15, 2015.
32. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Zvara, K., Brandsma, B., Lyon, R., Goodfriend, K., Tarima, S., Thometz, J. Long Term Effects of Orthoses Use on the Changes of Foot and Ankle Joint Motions of Spastic CP Children. PM&R (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.08.438.
33. Liu, XC., Tassone, C. Reliability of the Three Dimensional Spinal Modeling of Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis Using EOS System. Spine Deformity, Accepted Publication.
34. Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Zhu, HS., Liu, XC., Gabriel,S. A Three-Dimensional Pathoantomy Study of Congenital Vertical Talus with Magnetic Resonance Image. J Pediatric Orthop, 30(5): 460-464, 2010.
35. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S. Effect of CAD Designed Pedorthosis with Built-In Wedge for Children with Clubfoot. Clinical Biomechanics; 26: 674-675, 2011.
36. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Paulsen, L., Lyon, R. Historical Review and Experience with the Use of Surface Topographic Systems in Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis. OA Musculoskeletal Medicine, May 1: 1(1): 9, 2013.
37. Reid, S., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Liu, XC. Impact of Manual Therapy in Children with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorder 8(Suppl 2): P8, (DOI 10.1186/1748-7161-8-S2-P8), 2013.
38. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Rizza, R., Linford, E., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tarima, S. Validation of Newly Designed Pedorthosis for Children with Clubfoot After Ponsetti Casting. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (DOI 10.1097/JPO.010, 2014), 26(1): 38-42, 2014.
39. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Tassone, C. Does 3D Back Contour Changes Following Spinal Fusion in Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis? Scoliosis and Spinal Disorder 9(Suppl 1): O61, (DOI: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-S1-O61), 2014.
40. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Rosol, D., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., North, P. Impacts of Different Torques on Remodeling of the Caudal Vertebral Growth Plate. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders, 12(Suppl 1): 17.O14 (DOI: 10-1186/s13013-017-0124-0), 2017.
41. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Gundlach, B., Tarima, S. Serial EDF Casting in Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders; 12 (Suppl 1): 17. P2 (DOI 10.1186/s13013-017-0124-0), 2017.
42. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Tassone, C., Zvara, K., Brandsma, B., Lyon, R., Goodfriend, K., Tarima, S., Thometz, J. Long Term Effects of Orthoses Use on the Changes of Foot and Ankle Joint Motions of Spastic CP Children. PM&R J: (DOI 10.1016/j/pmrj.2017.08.438), 2017.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Reineck, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Changes of Three-dimentional Back Contour Following Posterior Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Research into Spinal Deformities V, 2006, Editor: Dirk Uyttendaele and Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
2. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Hunter, E. Instrumentation with Different Mechanical Properties on the Pig Spine during Growth. Research into Spinal Deformities V, 2006, Editor: Dirk Uyttendaele and Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
3. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Jones, T., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Alteration of Spine Mobility and Paravertebral Muscle EMG During Walking and Bending in AIS Children with PSIF. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS Press, Lancaster, UK.
4. Liu, XC., Rizza, Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Impact of a Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS Press, Lancaster, UK.
5. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Jones, T., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. Research into Spinal Deformities VI, 2008, Editor: Peter H. Dangerfield, IOS press, Lancaster, UK.
6. Walter, KD., Tassone, C. Atlantoaxial Instability. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine, 2010, Editor: Lyle J. Micheli, MD.
7. Walter, K., Tassone, C. Orthopedics. Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Seventh Edition, 2015. Editor: Karen Marcdante, MD and Robert Kliegman, MD.
8. Walter, K., Tassone, C. Orthopedics. Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, Eighth Edition, 2017. Editor: Karen Marcdante, MD and Robert Kliegman, MD.
 
Abstracts
1. Tassone, C. Poster: Predictive Value of Intraoperative Parameters upon the Postoperative Behavior of the Uninstrumented Curve in Idiopathic Scoliosis. Poster: SRS, September 2001.
2. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Zawodny, S. Poster: Evaluation of a Bio-Mechanical Model in Hippotherapy for Patients with Spastic CP. Poster: MCW, September 2004.
3. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Klingbeil, F., Lyon, R. Poster: Effect of Ankle-Foot Orthotic on Postural Sway in Ambulatory Patients with Diplegic Cerebral Palsy. Poster: RESNA, June 2005.
4. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Reineck, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Changes of Three-dimentional back Contour Following Posterior Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. International Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities. June 21-24, 2006. Ghent, Belgium.
5. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Hunter, E. Instrumentations with Different Mechanical Properties on the Pig Spine during Growth. International Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities. June 21-24, 2006. Ghent, Belgium.
6. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Reineck, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Changes of Three-dimentional Back Contour Following Posterior Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. American Academy of Pediatrics, October 7-8, 2006. Atlanta, GA.
7. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Prediction of Spinal Alignment with Different Instruments using FEA Organization. Orthopaedic Research Society, February 11-14, 2007. San Diego, CA.
8. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., McKillip, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Poster: Patient-based Assessment vs. Disease-specific Instrument in the Evaluation of Children with Clubfoot. POSNA, May 23-26, 2007. Hollywood, FL.
9. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Mahinfalah, M., Tassone, C. The Effect of Instrumentation with Different Mechanical Properties on the Pig Spine During Growth: Finite Element Analysis. Presented at the 2007 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 20-24, 2007, Keystone, CO.
10. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Impact of Spinal Instrument on the Intravertebral Pressure During Growth. Presented at the 6th Combined Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society, October 20-24, 2007, Hawaii, USA.
11. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., McKillip, J. Long-term follow-up surgical impact using 7-segment foot model. 55th Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), 2/22-2/25/09, Las Vegas, NV.
12. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Harris, G. A Newly Designed Dynamic Pedorthosis for Patients with Clubfoot. 55th Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), 2/22-2/25/09, Las Vega, NV.
13. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., McKilip. Long-term follow-up surgical impact using 7-segment foot model 14th GCMAS, 3/11-3/14/09, Denver, CO.
14. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Harris, G. A Newly Designed Dynamic Pedorthosis for Patients with Clubfoot. 14th GCMAS, 3/11-3/14/09, Denver, CO.
15. Rizza, R., Liu, XC, Mahinfalah, M, Wang, Y., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. An In-Vitro Experiment to Study Sustained Torque on The Spine. Presented at the 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 17-21, Lake Tahoe, CA.
16. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Mckillip, J., Tarima, S. Long-Term Follow-Up in Children with Clubfoot Using Clubfoot Functional Score. American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct.16-20, Washington DC, 2009.
17. Klingbeil, F., Liu, XC, Tassone, C., Lyon, R., Thometz, J.. Impact of the Ankle-Foot Orthoses on 3D Ankle Joint Rotation in Children with Spastic CP. AAPMR, Oct.22-25, 2009, Austin, TX.
18. Liu, XC., Klingbeil, F., Tassone, C., Lyon, R., Thometz, J.. The AFO on Increased Internal Rotation of the Ankle in Children with Spastic CP. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biomedical Engineering in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. October 31, 2009, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago.
19. Rankine, L., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Effects of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biomedical Engineering in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Oct.31st, 2009, Shriners hospital for Children, Chicago.
20. Jones, T., Liu, XC, Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Altered Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after Posterior Spinal Fusion. 24th The North American Spine Society (NASS). 11/10-14, 2009, San Francisco, CA.
21. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Harris, G. Effectiveness of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis with Wedge on the Clubfoot. 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 03/6-9, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.
22. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Klingbeil, F., Brandsma, BA., Marquez, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Dabrowski, E. Does the Anatomical Foot and Ankle Motion Really Change Following Orthotic Intervention in Children with Spastic CP? GCMAS Combined EMACS, May 12-15, 2010, Miami, Florida.
23. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S. Effect of Novel CAD Designed Pedorthosis for Children with Clubfoot. GCMAS Combined EMACS, May 12-15, 2010, Miami, Florida.
24. Rizza, R., Liu, XC, Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C. Implementation of a New Torque Device in Ox-Tails. Presented at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 16-19, 2010, Naples, Florida.
25. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Van Valin, S., Harris, G. Impact of a New Dynamic Pedorthosis on the Clubfoot Function. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), June 26-30, Las Vegas, 2010.
26. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Klingbeil, F., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Dabrowski, E.. Effects of Orthotic Intervention on the Multi-Segment Foot in Children with CP. The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA), June 26-30, Las Vegas, 2010.
27. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Lyon, R.. Design and Measurement of an In Vitro Torque Device in Ox-Tails. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
28. Trawicki, M., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Improvements in Three-Dimensional Back Contour after Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
29. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S.. Effect of CAD Designed Pedorthosis with Build-in Wedge for Children with Clubfoot. 12th ESM Conference on Dynamic Load Distribution in Biomechanics, August 14-17, 2010, Providence, RI.
30. Klingbeil, F., Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Dabrowski, E. Comparisons of Multiple Segment Foot Motion Between Different Orthotic Interventions in Children with Spastic CP. 64th AACPDM, Sept.22 -25th, 2010, Washington, DC.
31. Rankine, L., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Effect of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
32. Tomasiewicz, HG., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J. Development of Zebrafish as a Natural Model System for Studying Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1st -3rd, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
33. Rusy, L., Hainsworth, K., Nelson, T., Czarnecki, M., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Berens, R., Weisman, S. Poster: A Randomized, Double Blind, Controlled Trial of Perioperative Gabapentin Use to Decrease Opioid Consumption in the Pediatric Idiopathic Spinal Fusion Patient. Poster: SRS, September 2010. *Winner of the Louis A. Goldstein Award for Best Clinical Poster Presentation at the 2010 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting.
34. Tomasiewicz, HG., Liu, XC, Tassone, C., Thometz, J. An Idiopathic Scoliotic Model in Zebrafish. Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, January 13-16, 2011, Long Beach, California.
35. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Tassone, C., Klingbeil, F., Lyon, R., Thometz, J., Tarima, S., Dabrowski, E. Effects of the Use of Orthotics on Anatomical Foot and Ankle Motion in Children with Spastic CP. Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, January 13-16, 2011, Long Beach, California.
36. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., North, P., Lerch-Gaggl, AF., Jensen, E. In-vivo Torque Effect on Growth in Rat Tails. Annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, January 13-16, 2011, Long Beach, California.
37. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Van Valin, S., Tarima, S. Impact of Individualized Pedorthosis on Plantar Pressures and Functional Outcomes for Children with Clubfoot. Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS), April 26-29, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland.
38. Liu, XC., Marquez, C., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Tarima, S. Correlations Between MRI Measurements and 3D Motion in a Six-Segment-Foot Model in Children with CP. Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS), April 26-29, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland.
39. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Marquez-Barrientos, C., Tarima, S., Johnson, P., Lim, C., Paulsen, L. Development of a New 3D Topographic Device for Monitoring Scoliosis Progression in Children. ORS Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012. San Francisco, CA.
40. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R.,Van Valin, S. Pedorthosis in the Treatment of Clubfoot. ORS Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012. San Francisco, CA.
41. Liu, XC., Zvara, K., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Klingbeil, F., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J. Follow-up in Foot and Ankle Joint Motion after Orthotic Intervention in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy. Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS). May 10-12, 2012, Grand Rapids, MI.
42. Marquez-Barrientos, C., Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J. Agreement Between Visual Foot Motion Assessment and Quantitative Motion Measured by 6 Segment Foot Model. Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS). May 10-12, 2012, Grand Rapids, MI.
43. Tomasiewicz, HG., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J. A Line of Zebrafish with Increased Incidence of Spinal Deformities. 9th International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1-4, 2012, Poznan, Poland.
44. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Lyon, R., Tarima, S., Lim, C., Paulsen, L. A New 3D Topographic Device for Monitoring Scoliosis Progression in Children. 9th International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1-4, 2012, Poznan, Poland.
45. Lim, C., Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Correlation of Idiopathic Scoliosis Assessments Between Newly Developed Milwaukee Topographic System and Quantec. 9th International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), July 1-4, 2012, Poznan, Poland.
46. Tomasiewicz, H., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Liu, XC. A Line of Zebrafish with Progressive Spinal Curvature. 47th Scoliosis Research Society. September 5-8, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.
47. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Tassone, C. Does Topographic Measurement Predict Axial Vertebral Rotation by Stereoradiography? The 10th Meeting of International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), June 29-July 2, 2014, Sapporo, Japan.
48. Rizza, R., Liu, XC., Yang, Z., Clarke, W., Tassone, C. Surgical Pillow Design by Optimal head and Pillow Alignment. The 2015 Design of Medical Device (DMD) Conference, April 13-16, 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
49. Channing Tassone, Marissa Selthafner, Kaitlin Hong, Xue Cheng Liu and John Thometz. Spine stabilization exercises improves shoulder and pelvic asymmetry in persons with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The 1st Joint Meeting of SOSORT-IRSSD, Banff, Canada, May 25-28, 2016.
50. Channing Tassone, Marissa Selthafner, Kaitlin Hong, Xue Cheng Liu and John Thometz. Improvement in Shoulder and Pelvic Symmetry In Persons With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Through Spine Stabilization Exercises. 2017 APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 15-18, 2017.
51. Tassone, C., Khazzam, M., Freeto, B., Liu, XC., Lyon, R., Schwab, J., Thometz, J. The Use of Flexible Intramedullary Nail Fixation in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), e-Poster, San Diego, CA, 05/3-6, 2006.
52. Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J., Tassone, C., Hunter, E. Instrumentations with Different Mechanical Properties on the Pig Spine During Growth. International Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities, Ghent, Belgium, 06/21-24, 2006.
53. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Jones, T., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Alteration of Mobility and Trunk Muscle Activation During Walking and Bending in AIS Patients with Posterior Fusion. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), Liverpool, UK, 07/08-13, 2008, Liverpool, UK.
54. Tomasiewicz, HG., Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J. Development of Zebrafish as a Natural Model System for Studying Scoliosis. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), 07/1-3, 2010. Montreal, Canada.
55. Rankine, L, Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., Thometz, J., Lyon, R. Effect of Trunk Position on Spinal Topography Measurements Using Newly Developed System. International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD), 07/1-3, 2010. Montreal, Canada.
56. Linford, E., Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Thometz, J. Pressure Analysis in Children with Residual Clubfoot Wearing a Newly Designed Pedorthosis 8th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (IPOS), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 12/7-10, 2011.
57. Liu, XC., Thometz, J., Marquez-Barrientos, C., Tassone, C. Correlation Between Stereoradiography and 3D Topographic Measurements. International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Treatment (SOSORT), Chicago, IL. 05/8-11, 2013.
58. Reid, S., Tassone, C., Thometz, J., Liu, XC. Impact of Manual Therapy in Children with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Treatment (SOSORT), Chicago, IL., 05/8-11, 2013.
59. Liu, XC., Embrey, D., Marquez, C., Lyon, R., Tassone, C., Schwab, J., Zvara, K., Klingbeil, F. Two-year Follow-up of Ankle and Foot Joint Motion Inside Orthotics for Children with Spastic CP. Annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference (GCMAS) 05/14-17, 2013. Cincinnati, Ohio.
60. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Tassone, C. Does 3D Back Contour Changes Following Spinal Fusion in Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis? SOSORT, 05/8-10, 2014. Wiesbaden, Germany.
61. Thometz, J., Liu, XC., Rizza, R., Rosol, D., Tassone, C., Tarima, S., North, P. Static vs Dynamic Torque on Asymmetric Remodeling of the Caudal Vertebral Growth Plate. Annual ORS Meeting, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, 03/5-8, 2016. Orlando, Florida.
62. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Gundlach, B., Tarima, S. Serial EDF Casting in Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis. The 1st Joint Meeting of the International Research Society of Spinal Deformities and the Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT-IRSSD), 05/25-28, 2016. Banff, Canada.
63. Liu, XC., Tassone, C., Thometz, J. The Reproducibility of 3D Spinal Reconstruction of Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis Using EOS. AAOS, 03/14-18, 2017. San Diego, California.
64. Tassone, C., Liu, XC., Thometz, J. Comparison of EDF casting with Risser Body Casts in Infantile Scoliosis. 12th SOSORT, Book of Abstract: P 181, 05/5-7, 2017. Lyon, France.
65. Jonathan Horng; Xue-Cheng Liu; John Thometz, Channing Tassone; and Benjamin Escott. Potential for comprehensive evaluation of scoliosis using Formetric 4D. 14th International SOSORT Meeting, Abstract proceeding, San Francisco, 04/18-20, 2019
66. Katherine Lukas, Channing Tassone, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, Benjamin Escott, Sergey Tarima. Effect of Brace Type on Spine Curvature in Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Phoenix, Arizona, Feb 8-11, 2020.
67. Jonathan Horng, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, and Channing Tassone. Does Thoracoplasty Improve 3D Back Contour of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients? Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Phoenix, Arizona, Feb 8-11, 2020.
68. Effect of PSSE on Postural Sway in AIS Using Center of Pressure; Xue-Cheng Liu, Marissa Selthafner, Ford Ellis, Channing Tassone, John Thometz, and Benjamin Escott. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
69. Evaluation of Plantar Pressures and Center of Pressure Trajectories in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; Jonathan Horng, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, Channing Tassone, and Allison Duey-Holtz. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
70. Comparison of Two Types of Casting in Early-onset Scoliosis; Channing Tassone, John Thometz, Benjamin Escott, Cordell Spellman, and Xue-Cheng Liu. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
71. Boston vs. Providence Brace in Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; Katherine Lukas, Channing Tassone, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, Benjamin Escott, and Sergey Tarima. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
72. Effect of Adjunct Thoracoplasty on Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients’ 3D Back Contour;Jonathan Horng, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, and Channing Tassone. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
73. Effect of Casting in the treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis; Rachel L. Lenhart, Channing Tassone, Xue-Cheng Liu, John Thometz, Cordell Spellman, Benjamin Escott. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
74. Comparisons of Trunk Rotations and Deviations During Walking Before and After PSSE;Caitlin Murphy, Marissa Selthafner, Xue-Cheng Liu, Channing Tassone, John Thometz. IRSSD 2021 Virtual Congress, January 22-23, 2021 Milwaukee, WI
 
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