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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Footwear Options for Women and Men Veterans with Amputations
Principal Investigator:

Andrew H Hansen

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $373,215
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This project will develop a new prosthetic ankle-foot system that allows Women Veterans to more easilychange between their footwear of choice, including high heel shoes, allowing Women Veterans to more fullyreintegrate into their lives after amputation. The proposed system will also be useful for Women and MenVeterans who would like to more easily switch between footwear of different heel heights for sports and otheractivities (e.g., cowboy boots and athletic shoes). Lastly, the proposed work wi...

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