David Gushue, Ph.D.

David Gushue, Ph.D, ARCCA Director of Biomechanics

David Gushue, Ph.D.

2288 Second Street Pike, PO Box 78
Penns Park, PA 18943

Dr. Gushue is the Director of Biomechanics specializing in the study of the forces and mechanics associated with injuries to the human body.

Dr. Gushue applies this work to all segments of the human body involved in collisions and other impact-producing events.

While at the University of Rochester, Dr. Gushue was involved in research programs related to knee injuries and prosthetic devices. In addition he participated in studies related to shoulder and spine biomechanics.

Dr. Gushue is the lead biomechanic working with the National Hockey League to research, develop and test designs to improve player safety.

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering,
University of Rochester

M.S. Biomedical Engineering,
University of Rochester

B.S. Bioengineering,
with a minor in Neuroscience,
Syracuse University

Member of the
Society of Automotive Engineers.

Accident Reconstruction

  • Other Vehicles
  • Passenger Vehicles
  • Testing


  • Brain Injury
  • Fatality
  • Human Factors
  • Low Speed Impact
  • Orthopedic
  • Spinal Cord Injury


  • Seats
  • Seat Belt & Airbag
  • Structures

Failure Analysis

  • Transportation
  • Workplace