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Wendy Beattie, CPO, FAAOP

Clinical and Program Director

Wendy Beattie 150 Rackham Bldg
734.487.2814
wbeattie@emich.edu

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Yale University 1986

Certificate in Prosthesis, University of California Los Angeles 1988

Certificate in Orthotics, Northwestern University 1988

Professional Summary

Wendy is the Clinical and Program Director of the Orthotic and Prosthetic Master’s program.   She worked in private practice for over 25 years.  She has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad, has published numerous articles, and holds two patents for prosthetic componentry.  Wendy Beattie has served as President of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.  She brings to this position a history of national leadership as well as a wealth of clinical experience.

Courses Taught

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Publications

The O&P Visionary
O&P News, June 2018 (invited submission)

Prosthetic Care of the Patient with Osteosarcoma     
Biomechanics, March 2000

Orthotic Intervention for the Hypotonic Foot
Advance for Physical Therapists, March 1998

Working with Insurers in Prescribing O//P Devices
Advance for Physical Therapists, May 1997

Biomechanics and Orthotics
Advance for Physical Therapists, May 1997

Professional Presentations

Stance Control Orthotics: Developing a level of skill (Rochester, MI 2018)
Wright & Filippis practitioner education day (Invited speaker)

Ask the Experts: Partial Foot Prosthetic management (New Orleans, LA 2018)
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium (Invited speaker)

Clinical Decision Making (New Orleans, LA 2018)
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium (Invited speaker)

Ask the Experts: Lower Limb content expert (Chicago, IL 2017)
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium (Invited speaker)

Interprofessional Clinical Education (Orlando, FL 2016)
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium (Invited speaker)

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae
The Orthotics and Prosthetics Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.0090