|Moderator: Dudley Childress, Ph.D. - Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL |
|9:00 - 9:10 a.m.
|9:10 - 9:30 a.m.
||Bone Anchored Amputation Prostheses - Rickard Branemark, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. - Director, Centre of Orthopaedic Osseointegration, Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgren University Hospital of Sweden, Gothenburg, Sweden |
|9:30 - 9:50 a.m.
||Challenges in Achieving Direct Skeletal Attachment - Kevin Healy, Ph.D. - (Slide Presentation) - Associate Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA|
|9:50 - 10:10 a.m.
||Robotics Research and the Prosthetics-Orthotics Industry - Gil Pratt, Ph.D. (PDF - 660 KB) - Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Co-director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Leg Laboratory, Cambridge, MA |
|10:10 - 10:30 a.m.
||Wheeled Mobility - Rory Cooper, Ph.D., - Research Scientist, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Director, VA Rehab. R&D Center of Excellence; Professor and Department Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA |
|10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
|10:45 - 11:05 a.m.
||Weight-supported Walking - Bruce Dobkin, M.D. , Department of Neurology, Reed Neurological Research Center, Los Angeles, CA |
|11:05 - 11:15 a.m.
|11:15 - 12:15 p.m.
||Panel Discussion |
Margaret Stineman, M.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Murray Goldstein, D.O. - Medical Director, United Cerebral Palsy Research & Educational Foundation, Washington, DC
Thomas E. Strax, M.D. - Professor and Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ
Robert Dean, Jr., Ph.D., D.Sc. - President, Synergy Innovations, Inc., Lebanon, NH