Our Team At Vanderbilt

These staff members form our core team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. These individuals are dedicated to improving patient care through research. Our partner institutions share this commitment.

Nitin Jain
Nitin JainMD, MSPH
Nitin Jain is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the ARC trial. He is a physical medicine and rehabilitation trained physician with expertise in shoulder disorders…
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Helen Koudelková
Helen KoudelkováMA, MA
Helen Koudelková is the Project Manager and Executive Research Coordinator for the Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff (ARC) Clinical Trial. She works directly with the study’s…
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John Edward Kuhn
John Edward KuhnMD, MS
John Edward Kuhn is the Surgical Core Lead for the ARC Trial, and also a recruiting physician for Vanderbilt. He is currently the Kenneth D. Schermerhorn Professor…
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Kristin R. Archer
Kristin R. ArcherPhD, DPT
Kristin R. Archer is the Rehabilitation Core Lead for the ARC Trial. She is also an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation…
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Gregory (Dan) Ayers
Gregory (Dan) AyersMS
Gregory (Dan) Ayers is the primary statistician for the ARC Trial and a faculty member in the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dan developed…
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Run Fan
Run FanPhD, MS
Run Fan is a biostatistician in the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a data analyst for the ARC Trial, as well as the…
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Brian Richardson
Brian RichardsonPT, MS, SCS, CSCS
Brian Richardson serves as the Trial Lead Physical Therapist for the ARC Trial. He has helped develop the physical therapy forms used in the study, including the…
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Rebecca Dickinson
Rebecca DickinsonPT, DPT, COMT
Rebecca Dickinson has been a physical therapist for 20 years and has spent the last 12 years as a clinical physical therapist at the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute…
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Alese Halvorson
Alese HalvorsonBS
Alese Halvorson is currently a graduate student in Vanderbilt University’s Department of Biostatistics. She is a member of the statistical team for the ARC Trial as a data analyst…
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Anna Whitney
Anna WhitneyBS
Anna Whitney is a Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department and the primary Site Recruiter for the ARC Trial…
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Kimberly N. Williams
Kimberly N. WilliamsBS
Kimberly N. Williams is a Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator and conducts follow up for both the ARC Trial and the ROW shoulder study at Vanderbilt. She also…
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Members: Marian Derryberry, Ella Frazier-Chadwell, Walter Grooms, Diane McEndree, Michael McEndree, Suthan Subhawong, Samir K. Bhattacharyya, Thomas R. Mitchell

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