Jennifer L. Halpern, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
M.D., Medicine , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.A., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Office Address
Medical Center East, South Tower, Suite 4200
Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute
Nashville, TN 37232
Research Description
Dr. Halpern joined the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute in 2007. Her Clinical interests include tissue engineering and cancer biology.

She received her BA at Princeton University in molecular biology in 1995. She received her MD from Vanderbilt University Medical School in 1999. Her Orthopaedic residency was completed at Vanderbilt in 2006 after which she completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at Vanderbilt in 2007.
Research Keywords
tissue engineering, cancer biology
Herceg ME, Tsiatis AC, Halpern JL, Holt GE, Schwartz HS, Keedy VL, Cates JM. Cyclooxygenase 2 expression in soft tissue leiomyosarcoma. Anticancer Res. 2009 Aug; 29(8): 2913-7. PMID: 19661295, PII: 29/8/2913, ISSN: 1791-7530.

Adelani MA, Stover DG, Halpern JL, Schwartz HS, Holt GE. Caveat arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty [print-electronic]. 2009 Aug; 24(5): 728-34. PMID: 18639434, PII: S0883-5403(08)00470-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2008.04.030, ISSN: 1532-8406.

Mansour AA, Even JL, Phillips S, Halpern JL. Eye protection in orthopaedic surgery. An in vitro study of various forms of eye protection and their effectiveness. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 May; 91(5): 1050-4. PMID: 19411452, PII: 91/5/1050, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.H.00460, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Holt GE, Halpern JL, Lynch CC, Devin CJ, Schwartz HS. Imaging analysis of the in vivo bioreactor: a preliminary study. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res [print-electronic]. 2008 Aug; 466(8): 1890-6. PMID: 18506563, PMCID: PMC2584254, DOI: 10.1007/s11999-008-0295-3, ISSN: 1528-1132.

Moore DR, Halpern JL, Schwartz HS. Allograft ankle arthrodesis: a limb salvage technique for distal tibial tumors. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2005 Nov; 440: 213-21. PMID: 16239810, PII: 00003086-200511000-00038, ISSN: 0009-921X.

Holt GE, Halpern JL, Dovan TT, Hamming D, Schwartz HS. Evolution of an in vivo bioreactor. J. Orthop. Res [print-electronic]. 2005 Jul; 23(4): 916-23. PMID: 16023008, PII: S0736-0266(04)00245-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.orthres.2004.10.005, ISSN: 0736-0266.