Elizabeth L. Yanik Rowlands, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

The primary aim of Dr. Yanik’s research is to identify opportunities for prevention of musculoskeletal disease. Her current research focuses on understanding risk factors for the development of rotator cuff disease, including the contributions of genetic and occupational risk. She also collaborates broadly across the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to support clinical research efforts by providing expertise on study design, measurement, and statistical analyses. She holds a secondary appointment in the Division of Public Health Sciences in the Department of Surgery.