Saba Pasha, PhD, MS, is a researcher in the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
She was a postdoctoral scholar at Pennsylvania State University and Hershey Hospital Stroke Center, and previously served as a research assistant at The University of Montreal/St. Justine University Hospital (2008-2012) and Concordia University (2006-2008).
- Education and Training
Orthopedic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
BSc, Mechanical Engineering - University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
PhD, Biomedical Engineering - Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
MSc, Mechanical Engineering - Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
- Titles and Academic Titles
Director of Orthopedic Engineering
- Departments and Services
- Research Interests
- 3D postural analysis of scoliosis
- Mechanism of the lumbosacral curve development
- EOS X-ray outcomes
Pasha S., Ho M., Ho-Fung V., Davidson RS. Reliability Assessment of the EOS® Imaging in Clinical Evaluation of Lower Limb Deformity. University of Pennsylvania Orthopedic Journal. 2015. 25: 45-47.
Grigoriou E., Pasha S., Dormans JP. EOS Imaging: Insight into this emerging musculoskeletal imaging system. University of Pennsylvania Orthopedic Journal. 2014. 24: 70-3.
Pasha S., Aubin C-É., Labelle H., Mac-Thiong J-M., Parent S. 2015. The biomechanical effects of the spinal instrumentation and fusion on the spino-pelvic parameters in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Clinical Biomechanics Journal. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j. Epub ahead of print.
Pasha S., Aubin C-É., Parent S., Labelle H., Mac-Thiong J-M. Biomechanical Loading of the Sacrum in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. 2014. Clinical Biomechanics Journal, 29 (3), 296–303.
Pasha S., Aubin C-É., Parent S., Labelle H. Mac-Thiong J-M., Three-dimensional spinopelvic relative alignment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. 2013. Spine, 39(7): 564-570.
Posters and Presentations
Pasha S., Cahill P. J., Flynn J. M. 2015. 3D spino-pelvic parameters associated with postural balance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Orthopedic research society. Philadelphia.
Pasha S., Ho-Fung V., Davidson R., 2015. Low dose upright assessment of lower limb deformity. International Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society.
Pasha S., Aubin C-É., Labelle H., Mac-Thiong J-M., Parent S. 2014. Mathematical method in estimation of the 3D position of the center of mass in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Technology (IMAST).
- Awards and Honors
2014, Travel award, Postdoctoral Association, University of Pennsylvania
2012, Travel award, Virtual Physiological Human Study Group, Barcelona, Spain
2007-2008, International Graduate Students Award, Concordia University
- Editorial and Academic Positions
2014, Ad Hoc reviewer for American Society of Mechanical Engineering
2014-present, Reviewer for orthopedic research society
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2014-present, Scoliosis Research Society
2014-present, Orthopedic Research Society
2013-present, Setting scoliosis straight foundation
- Awards and Honors