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. His research interests include prosthetic control systems, using nerve-muscle grafts to obtain additional myoelectric control signal, bioelectromagnetics modeling, prosthetic design, human gait, and care of the amputee.