24 - 27 April 2023 ISPO 19th World Congress

Stefania Fatone

University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Stefania Fatone joined the University of Washington in January 2022 as Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Program Director of the Division of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Prior to that, Prof. Fatone was a faculty member in the Northwestern University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for two decades.

Prof. Fatone has over 20 years of experience conducting prosthetics and orthotics research and currently leads multiple research projects funded by federal agencies and professional organizations. Her research includes a broad range of experimental, qualitative, and review studies in areas such as transfemoral prosthetic socket biomechanics and design, orthotic management of upper motor neuron lesions, and partial foot amputation. She has published nearly 100 journal articles, book chapters, editorials, commentaries, and evidence notes and presents regularly at conferences nationally and internationally.

Prof. Fatone is an honorary Member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and a recipient of the Academy’s distinguished Research Award. She is the co-developer of the NU-FlexSIV and NU-FlexSIS Socket technique and previously served as co-Editor-in-Chief of Prosthetics and Orthotics International.


University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Program Items

27/04/2023 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Keynote lecture