Safa Herfat, PhD

Safa Herfat, PhD

Safa Herfat, PhD

Assistant Professor
Basic Science


PhD University of Cincinnati 2011


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About Safa Herfat, PhD

Dr. Herfat joined UCSF in 2012 as the Director of the Biomechanical Testing Facility and became research faculty in 2014. His research has focused on the biomechanical testing of spine & trauma fracture fixation strategies. In 2016, he increased his involvement with the UCSF Institute for Global Orthopaedics & Traumatology (IGOT), leading the organization's Disruptive Innovations initiative. He also collaborates with colleagues from UCSF and UC Berkeley on developing implantable sensors for orthopaedic applications.

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