External Advisory Board

To provide guidance around our mission to explore, expand and facilitate opportunities that help advance leading-edge research, evidence-based care and quality education in O&P, the Hanger Institute formed an external Advisory Board composed of highly respected, experienced members of the healthcare community.


Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD

Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX


Judith M. Burnfield, PhD, PT

Director, Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering
Director, Movement and Neurosciences Center
Clifton Chair, Physical Therapy and Movement Sciences

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals
Lincoln, NE


Catrine Tudor-Locke, PhD, FACSM, FNAK

Dean, College of Health and Human Services
Professor, College of Health and Human Services

University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC


Douglas Smith, MD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Bethesda, MD


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