Todd A. Kuiken received a B.S. degree in biomedical
engineering from Duke University (1983), a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering
from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (1989) and his
M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School (1990). He was
the Frankel Research Fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
in 1992. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (1995) and is a board
certified Physiatrist. Dr. Kuiken was an attending physician at
the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and an Assistant Professor
in the Department of PM&R at Wayne State University Medical School from
1995-97. He also served as the Director of Orthopedic Rehabilitation.
Dr. Kuiken currently is the Director of Amputee Services at the
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He is an Assistant Professor
in the Department of PM&R and the Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Northwestern University. He is also the Associate Dean,
Feinberg School of Medicine, for Academic Affairs at the Rehabilitation
Institute of Chicago.
Prosthetics control systems, using nerve-muscle grafts to obtain additional myoelectric control signal, bioelectromagnetics modeling, prosthetic design, human gait, and care of the amputee.