Caitlin Conley is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the University of Kentucky. She is also a certified athletic trainer who graduated from the University of Kentucky with a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences.
Her research area focuses on patient outcomes after cartilage surgery and post-operative rehabilitation adherence. At the University of Kentucky, she works with Department faculty members on both industry sponsored projects and internal research projects. She also serves as coordinator of the Departments’ internal patient registry.
The registry presently has grown to include multiple surgeons’ practices and multiple surgical procedures. Additionally, she works in the Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration documenting the patients’ strength, function, and patient reported outcomes after cartilage surgery.