Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Contributing Lecturers

Our contributing lecturers, from a variety of specialties and backgrounds, bring a broad base of field experience to our students. Following is a list recent program contributors.

John Angelico, OTR, CP, FAAOP
Burn Masks

David Bassett, BE (Mech), CP
Thermosets / Composites

Gary G. Bedard, BSc, CO, FAAOP
Thermoplastics
Stance Control Orthoses

Jamie Benelli, CPO
Nocturnal Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

John Bowker, MD
Amputation Surgery

Bill Contoyannis, BE (Mech), MEngSc (Biomedical)
Materials Science

Brigid Driscoll, PT, CO
Neuromuscular Pediatrics

Frank Gottschalk, MD
Amputation Surgery

Tenner Guillaume, MD
Surgical Management of Spinal Deformities
Conservative Management of Fractures and Mechanical Spine Pathologies

Davin Heyd, CO
Orthotic Management of Atypical Lower limb Pathologies

Jason Highsmith, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP
Pre and Post-Operative Physical Therapy for the Patient with Amputation
Dermatologic Issues in the O&P Patient

Sara Hobbs, DPT
Patient Safety and Transfers

James Kaiser, CP
The Role of Parity and Licensure in Orthotics & Prosthetics

Tim Lewandowski, CO
Functional Electric Stimulation of Neuromuscular Pediatric Patients

Dulcey Lima, OTR/L, CO
Orthotic Management of Pediatric Cranial Deformity

Bryan Malas, MHPE, CO, CPed
Neuromuscular Pediatrics
Lower Limb Orthotic Prescription Principles
Pathologic gait

Julia A. McCay, CP/L
Safety in the Workplace

Donald McGovern, CPO, FAAOP
Orthotic Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Anis Mekhail, MD
Surgical Management of Spinal Deformities
Conservative Management of Fractures and Mechanical Spine Pathologies

Kevin Meade, PhD, CO
Biomechanics of Spinal Orthoses

Eric Neufeld, CPO
International Outreach in O&P: Introduction to ROMP Global

Michael Oros, CPO/L, FAAOP
Practice Management

Robert Picken, MS, CPO
Transfemoral Prosthetic Management

Nicole Soltys, BSBME, CP
Upper Limb Prosthetic Management
Management of the Patient with Quadrimembral Amputation

Gerald Stark, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP
Alloys

Melissa Stockwell, CP
Wounded Warriors

Kristi Turner, OTR/L, MSCS, CKTP
Upper Limb Prosthetic Training
Management of the Patient with Quadrimembral Amputation

Jason Wening, MS, CPO/L, FAAOP
Quantitative Gait Analysis

James Wynn, CPO, FAAOP
Orthotic Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis