Research Interest

  • Biomechanics
  • Diabetic foot
  • Medical device design
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Wound healing

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Plantar shear stress distribution in athletic individuals with frictional foot blisters.
Yavuz M, Davis BL, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2010 Mar-Apr 100 2 116-20
Prediction of plantar shear stress distribution by artificial intelligence methods.
Yavuz M, Ocak H, Hetherington VJ, Davis BL, J Biomech Eng 2009 Sep 131 9 091007
Forefoot plantar shear stress distribution in hallux valgus patients.
Yavuz M, Hetherington VJ, Botek G, Hirschman GB, Bardsley L, Davis BL, Gait Posture 2009 Aug 30 2 257-9
Temporal characteristics of plantar shear distribution: relevance to diabetic patients.
Yavuz M, Tajaddini A, Botek G, Davis BL, J Biomech 2008 41 3 556-9
Peak plantar pressure and shear locations: relevance to diabetic patients.
Yavuz M, Erdemir A, Botek G, Hirschman GB, Bardsley L, Davis BL, Diabetes Care 2007 Oct 30 10 2643-5
Plantar shear stress distributions: comparing actual and predicted frictional forces at the foot-ground interface.
Yavuz M, Botek G, Davis BL, J Biomech 2007 40 13 3045-9

Honors & Awards

  • Clinical Scholar
    UTSW (2016)
  • Marvin Levin Scholarship
    American Diabetes Association (2016)
  • Clinical Biomechanics Award, American Society of Biomechanics
    (2012)
  • Young Scientist Award
    American Society of Biomechanics (2012)
  • Cleveland Clinic Graduate Student Fellowship Award
    (2008)