Alexander Upfill-Brown is an Orthopaedic Surgery resident at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and current National Institute of Health T32 Regenerative Musculoskeletal Medicine Training Program fellow conducting research focused on the development of novel, compliant knee and elbow replacement implants with the Anatomics lab at UCLA. Alex has worked at the Institute for Disease Modeling in Seattle, developing predictive statistical models of infectious disease transmission to advise ministries of health and international agencies on disease eradication strategy. He also witnessed firsthand the development of multiple medical devices designed specifically for problems in lower-income country settings. Alex earned an MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He received an M.Sc. in Sociology from the University of Oxford and a B.S. in Biology from Stanford University.