D. Casey Kerrigan

D. Casey Kerrigan (dckerrigan@oeshshoes.com) is the founder of OESH Shoes. She was the first woman tenured professor and also chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville (UVa), and a professor of sports medicine and of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Before joining UVa, she was an associate professor at Harvard Medical School where she founded the Harvard Motion Analysis Laboratory at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2014
The Race to Build a Better Shoe
For years, shoes have been made around the same stock designs without an appreciation of the forces during walking and running that are related to lower extremity injury—including debilitating knee osteoarthritis. And while for the last 30–40 years especially, the... Read more