Dr. Rami Hashish is a Principal and the Director of Biomechanics at the National Biomechanics Institute. Dr. Hashish holds dual doctorate degrees: a PhD in Biomechanics from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Washington School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Hashish holds a Diploma in Traffic Crash Reconstruction for the Forensic Engineer from Northwestern University, and is a certified Slip and Fall Tribometrist by Excel Tribometers. Dr. Hashish specializes in determining injury potential and mitigation across a variety of settings, including, motor vehicle accidents, slip, trip, & fall events, criminal offenses, workplace environments, and athletic participation.
In addition to his role at NBI, Dr. Hashish is Adjunct Clinical Faculty in USC’s Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy and serves on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) committee as part of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. As an instructor in musculoskeletal and systems anatomy at USC, Dr. Hashish has participated in more than 100 human cadaver dissections. Dr. Hashish has more than 45 peer-reviewed publications, serves as an editor for the Journal of Ergonomics, and on the editorial review board for various high impact medical and biomechanics journals.
Prior to joining NBI, Dr. Hashish served as a Senior Consultant in Biomechanics at Exponent, as the Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at UrbanMed in Los Angeles, California, as a Contributing Columnist for The Huffington Post, as a Medical Expert for Runner’s World, and as Medical Correspondent for Dignity Health.
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