Samuel Haughton Lecture Friday 20th Jan 2017

20/01/2017 in Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf & Country Club, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Professor David Fitzpatrick,

Anatomy, Mechanics & Design – A Bioengineering Triumvirate

Prof. Fitzpatrick received his BAI degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, in 1985. He subsequently received his D.Phil degree from the University of Oxford in 1990 for doctoral work entitled “Mechanics of the Knee Joint.” After receiving his doctorate, he worked within the orthopaedic industry, initially as a Development Bioengineer with Howmedica International Ltd. in Limerick, Ireland, followed by a career path within DePuy International Ltd. in Leeds, UK, including managing product development and basic research programmes for knee, upper limb, trauma and spinal product lines. As Senior Development Manager, he was directly responsible for the development of a worldwide knee product development strategy and for the close liaison with clinicians involved in the design and development of knee, spine and upper limb devices.

This being the twenty-third presentation of the Samuel Haughton Lecture since its beginnings in 1995.

Meeting chaired by Fergal O’Brien

Bronze Medal Winner: