Tim Drew

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Senior Lecturer

Biography

Dr Tim Drew is a Non-Clinical Lecturer within the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery and is also the Distance Learning Coordinator. Dr Drew is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and holds a PhD in Medical Physics from Dundee University, which he completed in 1993, and is a state-registered scientist and chartered engineer. He has extensive experience of the design of medical and laboratory instrumentation, both within the NHS and University sectors. His research interests include the design, development and evaluation of orthopaedic implants and instrumentation.

Research

Lectures and conferences

Conference Papers

 

[1] Evaluation of a new cerclage wiring system using super elastic material, Rajput R, Ramadhas R, Drew TS. Presented: Scottish Orthopaedic Meeting, Stirling (2000).

[2] Load threshold during walking, Rao DV, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 2nd Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 23rd - 24th April (2004) Staffordshire University, England, UK.

[3] Clinical audit and research for healthcare professionals, Drew TS, Christie IS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), 5th - 8th September (2004) Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

[4] The assessment of insole materials for clinical applications, Oparka R, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Arnold GP, Abboud RJ. Presented: Health Foundation Conference, 14th September (2004) Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

[5] The first steps: protecting feet from childhood, Oparka R, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: 3rd Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 29th - 30th April (2005) Staffordshire University, England, UK.

[6] A combined bench-top and in-shoe analysis of insole materials, Oparka R, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Arnold GP, Abboud RJ. Presented: 3rd Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 29th - 30th April (2005) Staffordshire University, England, UK. This paper won the Conference Award Paper.

[7] Are expensive training shoes worth the cost? Grummitt S, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 3rd Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 29th - 30th April (2005) Staffordshire University, England, UK.

[8] The assessment of mechanical properties of insole materials under normal simulated use, Birudavolu CR, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 4th - 5th November (2005), Swindon, England, UK.

[9] Shoes influence lower limb muscle activity and may predispose the wearer to lateral ankle ligament injury, Kerr R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 4th - 5th November (2005) Swindon, England, UK. This paper won the Limbless Association Conference Award Paper.

[10] Assessing plantar pressure and comfort in various running shoes, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 4th - 5th November (2005) Swindon, England, UK.

[11] Are expensive training shoes worth the cost - phase 2, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 4th Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 12th - 13th May (2006) Staffordshire University, England, UK.

[12] The effect of shoes on lower limb muscle activity, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 4th Clinical Biomechanics Conference, 12th - 13th May (2006) Staffordshire University, England, UK.

[13] The use of in-shoe pressure analysis in the evaluation of running shoes, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: EMED Scientific Meeting 2006, 25th - 28th July (2006) Munich, Germany.

[14] The development of a simple biomechanical model for the rotator cuff, Wadha M, Drew TS, Abboud RJ, Wigderowitz CA. Presented: 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, 29th July - 4th August (2006) Munich, Germany.

[15] How long do insoles last: a simulation study, Birudavolu C, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, 29th July - 4th August (2006) Munich, Germany.

[16] The effect of shoes on ankle injuries, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, 29th July - 4th August (2006) Munich, Germany.

[17] Do running shoes go the distance? Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 3rd - 4th November (2006) Stoke, England, UK.

[18] The effect of shoe sole thickness on lower limb muscle activity, Wallace D, Parish E, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: International Society of Prosthetists and Orthotists, 3rd - 4th November (2006) Stoke, England, UK.

[19] Running the extra mile, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: Leiden International Medical Student Conference “Key to the Future”, 15th - 17th March (2007) Leiden, the Netherlands.

[20] Shoes: do they protect or damage our feet? Parish E, Wallace D, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: Leiden International Medical Student Conference “Key to the Future”, 15th - 17th March (2007) Leiden, the Netherlands.

[21] Running the extra mile, Clinghan R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Presented: 18th European Students Conference, 7th - 11th October (2007), Berlin, Germany.

[22] A comparative study between blades and studs in football boots, Ramanthan AK, Bentley JA, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 11th ESM International Conference on Load Distribution, 28th July - 31st July (2008) Dundee, Scotland, UK.

[23] The effect of vibration on bone-cement interface in cemented hip arthroplasty to withstand load transferred between the bone and cement, Talih S, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Presented: 11th ESM International Conference on Load Distribution, 28th July - 31st July (2008) Dundee, Scotland, UK.

[24] Do shoes expose wearers to lateral ankle injury? Kerr R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Gibbs S, Abboud RJ. Presented: 8th Clinical Movement Analysis Society (CMAS), 30th - 31st March (2009) Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

[25] Serious trampoline related injuries in children; a biomechanical model of multiple users, Menelaws S, Drew TS, Paterson B, Bogacz A. Presented: Spring scientific conference of the college of emergency medicine, 20th - 22nd April (2009) Brighton.

[26] The effect of a new bi-planar hinge construct on a normal animal spine: scoliosis creation with retention of flexibility. Burke JG, Drew T, Clutton RE, Gibson JNA. Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine. 2010.

[27] Reversal of scoliosis following implantation of a novel implant. JNA Gibson, TS Drew, E Vettorato, G Schoffmann, RE Clutton, JG Burke. British Orthopaedic Research society, annual congress, Dublin 2011.

[28] Growing the spine straight: mechanical testing of a prototype anti-scoliosis device. Drew TS, Gibson JNA, Burke J. Proceedings of the British Orthopaedic Research Society, Cambridge, 2011.

Teaching

Contribute to teaching on the following courses:

  • BMSc in Applied Orthopaedic Technology
  • MSc/Diploma in Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology
  • MSc/Diploma/Cert in Orthopaedic Science
  • MSc in Motion analysis
  • Master of Orthopaedic Surgery (MCh Orth, Dundee)

Publications

[1] A numerical model of an intensive care ventilator-humidifier system, Drew TS, Vardy S, Tarnow-Mordi W, Lerski R. Medical Engineering and Physics vol. 18 pp251-261 (1996).

[2] A microprocessor-controlled psychomotor tester for minimal access surgery, Hanna GB, Drew TS, Clinch P, Hunter B, Shimi S, Dunkley MP, Cuschieri A. Surgical Endoscopy vol. 10 pp 965-969 (1996).

[3] Psychomotor skills for endoscopic manipulations - differing abilities between right and left handed individuals, Hanna GB, Drew TS, Clinch P, Shimi S, Dunkley MP, Hau CM, Cuschieri A. Ann Surg. (1997):225:333-338.

[4] Technology for psychomotor skills testing in endoscopic surgery, Hanna G, Drew TS, Cuscheri A. Semin Lap Surg. (1997):4:120-124.

[5] A two-staged method of radiological and multimodal neurophysiological localization of thalamic and pallidal targets, Forster A, Drew TS, Tulley M, Latimer M, Varma TRK. XII meeting of the world society for stereotactic and functional neurosurgery (1997).

[6] Total radiated power, infra red output and heat generation by cold light sources at the distal end of endoscopes and fibre optic bundle of light cables, Hensman G, Hanna GB, Drew TS, Moseley H, Cuscheri A. Surg Endo. (1998):12:335-337.

[7] Improved control of gas humidity in neonatal intensive care ventilators, Drew TS, Vardy A. Physiol Meas. (1998):19:427-440.

[8] Core cutter for harvesting cortical bone grafts for reconstructions of the ossicular chain, Mills RP, Drew TS. Ann R. Coll Surg Engl, (1999) 81:2, 124-6

[9] A new method of fixation in osteoporotic bone, a preliminary report, Drew TS, Allcock P. Journal of Injury, (2002) 33:685-689

[10] Pilot study of a device for measuring instrument forces during endoscopic sinus surgery, White P, Nassif R, Saleh H, Drew TS. Acta Otolaryngol, (2004) 176-178.

[11] Do you get value for money when you buy an expensive pair of running shoes? Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. British Journal of Sports Medicine (2008).

[12] The Pedar system: normal in-shoe pressure values during gait, Putti AB, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Clinical Biomechanics (2008), 23:688.

[13] The use of in-shoe pressure analysis in the evaluation of running shoes, Arnold GP, Cochrane LA, Drew TS, Abboud RJ. Clinical Biomechanics (2008).

[14] Development of force measurement system for clinical use in minimal access surgery
George B. Hanna, Tim Drew, Graham Arnold, Morkos Fakhry,Alfred Cuschieri
Surgical Endoscopy, Volume 22, Number 2 / February, 2008

[15] Mechanical vibration as a means of optimising cement micro interlock in cemented hip arthroplasty, Drew TS, Talih S, Theaker E, Henderson S. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume, (2008), Vol 91-B, Issue SUPP_II, 294.

[16] Shoes influence lower limb muscle activity and may predispose the wearer to lateral ankle ligament, Kerr R, Arnold GP, Drew TS, Cochrane LA, Abboud RJ. Journal of Orthopaedic Research (2009).

[17] Does mechanical vibration optimize macro interlock in cemented arthroplasty? Talih S, Drew TS, Henderson S, Theaker E, Abboud RJ. Current Orthopaedic Practice: June (2009) - Volume 20 - Issue 3 - p 285-290.

[18] Trampoline-related injuries in children: a preliminary biomechanical model of multiple users. Simon Menelaws, Andrew R Bogacz, Tim Drew, Brodie C Paterson. published online July 28, 2010 Emerg Med J

[19] The effect of Varying Footwear Configuration on the Peroneus Longus Muscle Function following Inversion”. The Foot. A K Ramanathan, D T Wallace, G P Arnold, T S Drew, W Wang, R J Abboud Foot (Edinb). 2011 Mar;21(1):31-6. Epub 2010 Dec 10.

[20] The influence of shoe sole's varying thickness on lower limb muscle activity. AK Ramanathan, EJ Parish, GP Arnold, TS Drew, W Wang, RJ Abboud. Foot and Ankle Surgery. Volume 17, Issue 4 , Pages 218-223, December 2011

[21] Permanent Deformation of Posterior Leaf-Spring Ankle-Foot Orthoses: A Comparison of Different Materials. E Kerr, K Moyes, GP Arnold, TS Drew. Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics (2011), 23 (3), pp. 144-148..

[22] Mechanisms of cervical spine injury in rugby union: a systematic review of the literature. Kuster D, Gibson JNA, Abboud RJ, Drew T. B J Sports Med. 2012; BJSM Online F, published on February 29,2012 as 10.1136/bjsport-2011-090360.