Prof. Rami Abboud, Dundee
Professor R J Abboud BEng, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE, ILTM, Hon FRCS (Eng)
Tayside Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology (TORT) Centre
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
University of Dundee.
Professor Rami Abboud is the Head of Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery, Director of the Master of Orthopaedic Surgery (MCh Orth) Course, Director of the Institute of Motion Analysis & Research (IMAR), and Deputy Director of the Medical Education Institute (MEI) at the University of Dundee, where he leads a multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic surgeons, bioengineers, and allied health professionals. He has been actively involved and played an instrumental role in the development, progress and resulting successes of the Department, which he joined in 1988. His personal work experience and research activities at IMAR have to date been focused on motion analysis and biomechanics, especially of the lower limb and the foot and ankle. IMAR’s main goal is to promote excellence in teaching and research and to provide a comprehensive clinical service in the fields of orthopaedics, motion analysis, gait analysis, foot pressure analysis, sports and biomechanics.
Professor Abboud’s dedication towards teaching, training and research was recently recognised on 18 January 2012 by the award of the Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; a rare accolade that is awarded to up to 30 living non-medically qualified internationally recognised figures in their particular speciality. Professor Abboud was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Foot Journal on 1 January 2013.