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Elana Renae Lapins, PhD Student

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Renae was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a third-year PhD student studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. She completed her bachelor’s in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester where she was also a setter on the varsity volleyball team. Prior to graduate school, she worked for Fluid Biomed and the University of Calgary as an undergraduate researcher performing image processing on OCT image data of their novel stent. Renae joined the Lenz lab in Summer 2023 and has been working on statistical shape modeling with WBCT data of the ankle. The goal of her work is to extend these processes to building a deep learning-based OA grading system for the ankle. Outside of the lab, Renae enjoys hiking, skiing, baking, and photography.

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