Michael Dillon La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Michael Dillon is an Associate Professor in Prosthetics and Orthotics and currently serves as the Associate Head, School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Dillon completed his undergraduate degree in prosthetics and orthotics at La Trobe University and his doctoral studies in biomedical engineering at Queensland University of Technology. As an academic member of staff at La Trobe University, Dr. Dillon has primarily taught subjects in transfemoral prosthetics, evidence-based practice and research. His research includes a broad range of systematic review, qualitative, experimental studies in areas as diverse as biomechanics, epidemiology, quality of life, shared decision making, experience of limb loss, and outcomes after lower limb amputation. Dr. Dillon has served a variety of leadership roles including: Executive Board International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) Australia (2003-2014), President ISPO Australia (2011-2014), Head of the Prosthetics and Orthotics program La Trobe University (2016-2018), and Head of Department Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport La Trobe University (2018-2019). Dr. Dillon has extensive experience as a peer reviewer having twice been recognised in the top 1% of reviewers for Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has served as an Associated Editor for Prosthetics and Orthotics International since 2015.