Advisory Board

Dan Blocka,
President/CEO at BOUNDLESS Biomechanical Bracing,
Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC), George Brown College,

Knut Lechler
Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist, Medical Director Prosthetics,
Össur R&D, Grjothals, 1-5, Reykjavík -, Iceland, E-mail:,

Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim,
BEng, MSc, PhD, 
Creator of “Research Tools Box”,Technology Management Consultant, Virtual Teams expert,

Professor Nancy Dudek,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada, Director Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Program,

Professor Natalie Baddour,
P.Eng., Ph.D. , Professor and Chair,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tel.: 613-562-5800 x.2324, 161 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa ON Canada K1N 6N5,

Paul E. Prusakowski,
CPO, FAAOP, CEO, OPIE Software/, President (Gainesville Prosthetics), Immediate past president of NAAOP (National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics), Florida, USA.

Pablo de Castro
CPOJ social media officer, Coordinator for the OpenAIRE2020 Gold Open Access Pilot at LIBER, euroCRIS Board Member and CRIS/IR Interoperability Task Group Leader, Open Access Advocacy Librarian, Information Services Directorate | University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Email:

Sandra Ramdial,
ISPO Canada Executive Board, President, Operations Manager, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab - O & P, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto Ontario M4G 1R8, Canada., E-mail:

Marice Prior
PT, BSc PT, MA Ed,
Manager, Outpatient Rehabilitation, The Ottawa Hospital 505 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Canada, K1H 8M2, T: 613-737-7350, 75406 | F: 613-738-8431, E-mail:

Emily H. Sinitski,
Biomedical Engineer, CHFS CAREN Coordinator at Canadian Forces Health Services
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Rehabilitation Research and Development, Ottawa, Canada. Linkedin

Dr. Anton Johannesson,
PhD, Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (Sweden),
Clinical Manager Prosthetics, Össur Nordic, Uppsala, Sweden, E-mail:

Dr. Reza Rahbari Ghahnavyeh,
BSc, MSc, PhD, Toronto, Canada,  Email:,

Johnny Farah,
The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (TOHRC),
BSc Honors Physics | Dalhousie University, E-mail:, Tel: (902) 240-9308, LinkedIn Profile

Matthew Tomkin,
University of Ottawa, OCIBME, The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (TOHRC),