Instructor (Adjunct Faculty I)
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Education and Training
1990 Bachelor of Science with Certificate of Proficiency in Physical Therapy. University of Delaware; Newark, Delaware.
1992 Certificate in Prosthetics. Northwestern University Medical School, Prosthetics and Orthotics Center. Chicago, Illinois.
2004 Masters of Business Administration; Health Care Services. The Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.
POST GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING
1993 - 1994 Residency in Prosthetics. Dankmeyer, Inc. Baltimore, Maryland.
1999 - 2001 Residency in Orthotics. Dankmeyer, Inc. Baltimore, Maryland.
1995 Certified Prosthetist; American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics.
2001 Certified Prosthetist Orthotist; American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics.
Active Licensed Physical Therapist; State of Maryland.
Physical Therapy, Prosthetics, Orthotics
1. Key Words in Physical Rehabilitation: A Guide to Contemporary Usage. Cammack S, Eisenberg MG, Editors. Springer Publishing Company, Inc. 536 Broadway New York, NY 10012.1995.
2. Achieving Functional Ambulation in a Patient with Chopart Amputation. Am J phys Med Rehabil2008 Jun; 87(6):510-513.
1. Clinical Consultant. Limb Loss Research and Statistics Study. Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Hygiene. Principle Investigator: Ellen McKenzie PhD. 1998.
2. Clinical Consultant. Post-Amputation Pain Study. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Principle Investigator: Srinivasan Raja M.D. 1998.
3. Clinical Consultant. Motion Analysis Study. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Principle Investigator: Barbara deLateur MD. 2002.
4. Clinical Consultant. Revolutionizing Prosthetics DARPA, APL, JHU Biomedical Engineering programs. Principle Investigator: Nitish Thakor PhD. 2009.
5. Clinical Consultant. Infinite Biomedical Technologies. Development of a prototype trans-radial prosthesis using multi-site EMG and pattern recognition for simultaneous multi-articulate wrist and hand function. 2009 - present.
INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCES
July 1997 Dankmeyer, Inc. Centro para Rehabilitation Integral de Minusvalidos del Aparato Locomotor. Quereatos, Mexico.
August 1999 Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center. Moshi, Tanzania.
April 2002 Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Military Hospital Amputee Clinic. Quito, Ecuador.
January 2005 Johns Hopkins University, Department of PhYSical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Bugando Medical Center. Mwanza, Tanzania.
December 2005 Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pakistan Institute of Medical Science. Postearthquake rehabilitation needs assessment.
April 2009 St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Amputee Rehabilitation Clinic.
1992 - Present American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. 1995 Amputee Association of Maryland Board of Directors. Treasurer.
1999 - Present American Physical Therapy Assocation
1999 - Present International Society of Orthotists and Prosthetists
1999 - Present Amputee Coalition of America
1999 - Present Association of Children's Orthotic and Prosthetic Clinics
1992- 2000 The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Limb Prosthesis Clinic. Carl Johnson M.D., Multi-disciplinary patent clinical assessment.
2000 - Present The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Multi-disciplinary Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinics; Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Barbara deLateur MD Clinic Chief. Multi-disciplinary patent clinical assessment.
2000 - Present The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Multi-disciplinary Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic; The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez MD. Clinic Chief. Multi-disciplinary patent clinical assessment.
2007 - Present The Johns Hopkins University, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MultiDisciplinary Limb Differences Clinic; Dr. Catherine Sargent MD Clinic Chief. Multi-disciplinary patent clinical assessment.
Local and National Services
1995 - present Treasurer, Amputee Association of Maryland.
1999,2000 Freedom to Move, Amputee Fitness Clinics, Organizing Committee.
1998-2001 American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Pennsylvania/Maryland/DC/Virginia Chapters, Vice President.
May 1992 The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Department of PhYSical Medicine and Rehabilitation Amputee Care Seminar. One hour.
October 1993 The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Diabetic Foot Care Seminar. One hour.
1993 - Present University of Delaware. Physical Therapy Program. Lecturer. Orthotics and Prosthetics Lectures. 15 hours per year.
October 1997 Carroll County Community College. Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Lecturer. Amputee Rehabilitation and Lower Extremity Prostheses. Three hours.
1999 - Present Johns Hopkins University. Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Resident Review Lecture. Lower Extremity Prostheses. 3 hours per year.
January 2000 University of Maryland. Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Resident Review Lecture. Lower Extremity Prostheses. 4 hours.
2001 - Present University of Maryland at Baltimore. Department of Physical Therapy. Adjunct Faculty. Orthotics and Prosthetics Lectures. 40 - 50 hours per year.
October 2002 From Amputation to Ambulation: Rehabilitation of the Lower Extremity Amputee. Lecturer. Blue Heron Seminars, LLC. 8 hours.
2003 - Present Sinai Hospital. PM&R Residents Lecture Series. Orthotics and Prosthetics. 6 hours per year.
2004 - Present The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. PM&R Residents Program Lecture Series. Orthoses for the Upper and Lower Limb. 20 hours per year.
September 2004 The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Rehabilitation of the Lower Limb Amputee: Prosthetist Perspective. 6 hours.
2005, 2006 From Amputation to Ambulation. Continuing education Seminar; Dankmeyer, Inc .. 8 hours.
2007 - Present Howard University Physical Therapy Program. Guest lecturer. Amputee Rehabilitation and Prosthetics. 24 hours.
February 2008 From Amputation to Ambulation: Part 2. Continuing education seminar, Dankmeyer, Inc. 8 hours.
March 2008 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Specialty Day. Advances in Prosthetics. One hour.
March 2008 Johns Hopkins University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds; Advances in Prosthetics. One hour.
March 2008 The American Physical Therapy Association of Maryland continuing education seminar; Advances in Lower Limb Orthoses and Prostheses. Four hours.
February 2009 Anne Arundel Community College; Continuing Education Seminar for Partner Physical Therapist Clinical Educators. Advances in Lower Limb Prostheses and Orthoses. Six hours.