Dr. James (Jimmy) Buffi received his BS in mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame in 2008 and completed his PhD in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University in 2014. His doctoral research focused on developing a musculoskeletal modeling and dynamic simulation framework for baseball pitching. This included the development of an anatomically accurate, physics-based, computer model of the human body. He studied in the Applied Research in Musculoskeletal Simulation (ARMS) Laboratory under Dr. Wendy M. Murray. He has collaborated with Dr. J.J. Trey Crisco of Brown Universiy, Mr. Tom Kepple of C-Motion, Inc., as well as Dr. Eric Berkson and Ms. Donna Scarborough of Massachusetts General Hospital. Throughout his life, Dr. Buffi has been an athlete and a passionate sports fan. He has played, officiated, and/or coached baseball, basketball, football, tennis, soccer, and golf.