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Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M.

Education | Practice History | Society Memberships
Board Certification | Hospital/Surgical Center Affiliations
Professional Consultant | References
Scientific Articles, Posters, Book Chapters
Trade Publications | Professional Lectures


Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M.

8120 Georgia Street, Suite B
Merrillville, IN 46410

1101 East Glendale Blvd
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Office: 219-769-0977
Mobile: 219-510-3847
Fax: 219-738-1290
Email: bwilliams@breakthroughpodiatry.com

Education:

 

1987-1991

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Early acceptance in 1987
BS in Biology in 1991
DPM in 1991

1984-1987

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Pre-Med Major – Received early acceptance to Scholl College.

1984

Boone Grove High School
Boone Grove, IN
High School Diploma

Residency

One Year Podiatric Surgical residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center and Merrillville Health Center

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Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M. Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M.

Practice History

October 2011

Formation of Breakthrough Performance, LLC, separate sports consulting business

November 2005

Dba, Breakthrough Podiatry

January 1999

Completed purchase of Ambulatory Foot Care, Inc.

October 1996

Dr. Robert Williams retired from practice

May 1992

Started practice with father, Dr. Robert M. Williams.

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Society Memberships:

  • Fellow and Past President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society

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Board Certification:

1999-2019

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery

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Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M. Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M.

Hospital/Surgical Center Affiliations:

  • Illiana Surgery Center – Merrillville, IN
  • Methodist Hospitals – Merrillville, IN
  • Porter Memorial Hospital – Valparaiso, IN
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center – Hobart, IN

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Professional Consultant:

  • Tekscan - Makers of the F-Scan in shoe pressure system. 2002-2011
    www.tekscan.com
  • AMFIT - Makers of Digital Foot Scanner and CAD/CAM orthotic manufacturing equipment. 2005 - 2011

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Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M. Curriculum Vitae of Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M.

References:

Howard Dananberg, D.P.M.
Bedford Podiatry Group
21 Eastman Avenue
Bedford, NH 03110-6701
603.625.9889
Email: howiedbpg@aol.com

Jeff Demko, D.C., M.S.
425 Sandcreek Drive
Chesterton, IN 46304
219.926.8522

Rod Moore, ATC
Valparaiso University Sports Medicine
114 ARC
Valparaiso, In 46383
219.464.5236. ext. 1

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Scientific Articles, Posters, Book Chapters

Williams: In-shoe Pressure Analysis in Diabetic Off-loading – Audio Lecture; Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Fall 2005, Vol. 17, No. 3

Williams: Influence of Medial and Lateral Placement of Orthotic Wedges; Foot and Ankle Quarterly, Summer 2006, Vol. 18, No. 2

Clinical Uses of In-shoe Pressure Analysis in Podiatric Sports Medicine: Bruce E. Williams, D.P.M., James D. Yakel, D.P.M, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association • Vol 97 • No 1 • January/February 2007

Dr. Williams Authored the Chapter on Clinical Gait Evaluation of the Athlete in: Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine / Edition 1 by Matthew B. Werd (Editor), E. Leslie Knight (Editor) Pub. Date: May 2010 Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Poster Presentation at American Society of Biomechanics August, 2011 in Long Beach, California. AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR QUANTIFYING THE STIFFNESS OF RUNNING SHOES Marjorie Ballun, Bruce Williams, Craig M. Goehler, Kathleen Sevener Department of Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA, Breakthrough Podiatry, Merrillville, IN, USA

Poster Presentation at American Society of Biomechanics August, 2011 in Long Beach, California. THE EFFECTS OF SHOE ARCHITECTURE ON IMPACT FORCES DURING GAIT Stephen Harmon, Bruce Williams, Kathleen Sevener and Craig M. Goehler Department of Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA, Breakthrough Podiatry, Merrillville, IN, USA

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Trade Publications

Ortho Kinetic Review Fall, 2002 – Choosing an Orthotic Lab

Contributed to Podiatry Today Article edited by Dr. Howard Dananberg, Winter, 2002 re: Ankle Joint Equinus and Manual manipulation techniques.

Contributed to Podiatry Today Article – When Orthotics Can Help Treat Low Back Pain – Editor Nicholas Sol, D.P.M.

Ortho Kinetic Review March/April 2004
In-Shoe Insights: pages30-32.

Podiatry Today August 2004
Contributed to Key Insights on Prescribing Orthoses for Dress Shoes and Sandals.

Podiatry Today June 2005
Can Orthotic Solutions Address The Faulty Biomechanics Of Metatarsalgia? Primary guest editor.

Podiatry Management 2006
Amfit Orthotics: A Podiatrist’s Perspective

Podiatry Management February 2007
High-Tech Evaluation of the Athlete

Podiatry Today September 2008
How To Treat Turf Toe Injuries

Podiatry Today January 2010
Key Insights On Digital Casting Technique

Lower Extremity Review March 2010
A Three Point Approach to Testing Running Shoes

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Professional Lectures

August 2002, Seattle, Washington
American Podiatric Medical Association National Meeting
Gait Analysis Workshop Lecture

Cleveland, Ohio March 2003.
No-Nonsense Seminar,
Workshop on Computerized Gait Analysis.

Oakland, California. March 2003.
California College of Podiatric Medicine.
Lecture and Workshop on Computerized Gait Analysis.

San Francisco, California, May 2003.
American College of Sports Medicine
Workshop on proper casting techniques for foot orthotics and presentation on Computerized Gait Analysis.

Chicago, Illinois, June 2003.
AMFIT University,
Lecture on Computerized Gait Analysis. www.amfit.com

October 2003
Indiana Podiatric Medical Association
Improving Orthotic Outcomes Utilizing In-shoe Pressure Data, Sponsor Tekscan.

October 2003, California College of Podiatric Medicine
Lecture to Students - Improving Orthotic Outcomes Utilizing In-shoe Pressure Data

November 2003, Dallas, TX PFA
Increasing outcomes of foot orthotics. Sponsors, Tekscan and AMFIT

November 2003 American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine at OCPM
Improving Orthotic Outcomes Utilizing In-shoe Pressure Data - Sponsor Tekscan.

December 2003 - Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association, Las Vegas NV Workshops on Improving Orthotic Outcomes Utilizing In-shoe Pressure Data. Sponsor Tekscan.

March 2004 - Super Seminar, Sponsor Tekscan. Las Vegas, NV.
Using F-scan to improve diabetic orthotic outcomes.

Montreal, Canada. March 2004 - International Podiatry Conference
Workshop on Improving Orthotic Outcomes utilizing In-shoe Pressure Data.
Sponsor Tekscan.

June 2004 Indianapolis, Indiana - American College of Sports Medicine
Lecture on using F-scan In-shoe Pressure system to improve orthotic outcomes. Sponsor Tekscan.

Los Angeles, California June 2004 - The Western Podiatry Conference.
Sponsor Tekscan. Limb Length Difference and Gait Patterns. F-scan and the biomechanics of Functional Hallux Limitus

Boston, MA. August 2004 - American Podiatric Medical Association National Meeting Functional Hallux Limitus and orthotic modifications. Sponsor Tekscan.

PFOLA November 2004 Using In-shoe Pressure systems to improve orthotic outcomes. Boston, MA. Sponsor Tekscan.

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
Orlando, FL March 2005
The Best of Both Worlds: Utilizing F-scan in-shoe pressure systems with AMFIT digital foot scanner.

Southwester Foot and Ankle Symposium
Phoenix, AZ March 2005
Limb Length Difference and Gait Patterns.
F-scan and the biomechanics of Functional Hallux Limitus.

Midwest Podiatry Conference
Chicago, IL April 2005
Limb Length Difference and Gait Patterns.

Ohio Orthotist and Prosthetist Meeting
Columbus, OH May 2005
Limb Length Difference and Gait Patterns.
F-scan and the biomechanics of Functional Hallux Limitus.

Indianapolis, IN June 2005, National Athletic Trainer’s Association Meeting
Presentation of the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award from the AAPSM.

Orlando, FL August 2005
American Podiatric Medical Association Scientific Meeting
Lecture on Gait Analysis. Lecture on In-shoe Pressure Analysis.
Lecture on Manipulation of the Foot and Ankle

November 2005
Melbourne, Australia
Biomechanics Boot Camp, LaTrobe University
Functional Hallux Limitus Does Exist. Limb Length Difference Gait Patterns Sponsor: Tekscan

November 2005
Vancouver, Canada
PFOLA, Limb Length Differences and Gait Patterns
Sponsor: Tekscan

October 2005
Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Sports Medicine Seminar
AAPSM. Functional Hallux Limitus and Sports Medicine
Workshop on Technology and the Athlete
Sponsor: AAPSM

October 2005
Indianapolis, Indiana
PFA. Using In-Shoe Pressure Systems to Improve Orthotic Outcomes
Sponsor: Tekscan

February, March, June 2006
Webinars on Billing for Gait Analysis 2006
Sponsor: Tekscan

March 2006
Los Angeles, California
Tekscan Users Meeting
Sponsor: Tekscan

June 10-11, 2006
Cleveland, Ohio
Tekscan Users Meeting

August 7, 2006
Las Vegas, Nevada
American Academy of Podiatry
Sports Medicine Board Meeting and Annual Membership Meeting
Dr. Williams becomes Vice President of the Academy.
Dr. Williams presents a workshop on “Gait Analysis Evaluation of the Athlete”.

2006
Las Vegas, Nevada
APMA National Meeting
High Tech Evaluation of the Athlete
Computer Assisted Gait Evaluation
Sponsor: AAPSM

August 8, 2006
Las Vegas, Nevada
2006 APMA National Convention
Dr. Williams will be lecturing on “A Hi-Tech Evaluation of the Athlete”.

September 8-9, 2006
Vancouver, Washington
AMFIT University
Dr. Williams will be lecturing on “Foot Orthotics for Fun and Profit”.
Related sites: www.amfit.com

September 15-16, 2006
Oakland, California
AAPSM Sports Medicine Conference
California College of Podiatric Medicine
Dr. Williams will be lecturing on integrating technology into a sports medicine practice. Workshops will be available including utilizing Matscan and AMFIT technology into sports medicine practices.
Related sites: www.aapsm.org

October 13, 2006
Toronto, Canada
Ontario Podiatric Medicine Academy Conference
Lecture on Gait Patterns Associated with Limb Length Differences
Lecture on Hi-Tech Evaluation of the Athlete

October 15, 2006
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ontario Podiatric Medical Association 82nd Annual Conference
Dr. Williams will be lecturing on the use of F-scan.
Related sites: www.opma.ca

November 8-10, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia
Pedorthic Footwear Association National Meeting
AMFIT University
Dr. Williams will be lecturing on utilizing AMFIT and Tekscan, and using Matscan in improving custom foot orthotic outcomes.

2006
Cleveland, Ohio
Tekscan Users Meeting
Sponsor: Tekscan

March 25, 2007
Miami, FL
Tekscan Users Seminar
Dr. Williams How to use F-Scan and MatScan to improve your orthotic outcomes.

March 30, 2007
Chicago, IL
Midwest Podiatry Convention
Dr. Williams speaks on functional Hallux Limitus and Athlete’s. Limb Length difference patterns in Athlete’s.

April 20-21, 2007
Midwest Podiatry School in Arizona
Meeting with American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Williams speaks on high-tech evaluation of the athlete.

May 12, 2007
Tekscan in Napa Valley
ProLab Orthotic Seminar

May 18, 2007
Vancouver Washington
AMFIT University
Dr. Williams speaks on how to use AMFIT to better your orthotic outcomes.

June 30, 2007
Anaheim California
National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) meeting. Dr. Williams speaks on Gait Analysis and the Athlete

August 15-18, 2007
Philadelphia, PA
APMA National Convention Dr. Williams speaks on Gait Analysis for the Athlete

September 8-9, 2007
San Francisco, CA
Tekscan Users Meeting
Dr. Williams speaks on how to use F-Scan and MatScan to improve your orthotic outcomes.

September 26, 2007
Learn how to assess an athletic shoe for good stability and motion control -- and how shoes can drastically increase injury rates of athletes.

November 2-3, 2007
AAPSM meeting with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine - New York, NY
Dr. Williams will be lecturing at this meeting

February 8-10, 2008
Chicago AAPSM Shoe Recommendation Committee Meeting

March 6-9, 2008
Joint Commission Meeting in New Orleans – No Lectures

March 28-29, 2008
Midwest Podiatry Conference – Look for AAPSM Tract on Friday and Shoe Evaluation
Lecture on Saturday

April 11-12, 2008
AAPSM Meeting at Barry University in Miami, FL.
Dr. Williams will present the shoe evaluation lecture and a lecture on back, hip and leg pain in athletes
 
June 20, 2008
Dr. Williams will be presenting lecturers and workshops at the NATA meeting in
St. Louis, MO

July 24-26, 2008
Dr. Williams will be presenting a lecture at the APMA National Scientific Meeting in
Honolulu, Hawaii

October 4-5, 2008
Dr. Williams will be presenting lectures and a workshop at the Gait & Foot
Function Analysis Seminar in Washington DC presented by Tekscan

February 21, 2009
Dr. Williams will be lecturing at the Joint Commission Meeting on Sports Medicine in Kansas City, MO
Topic: How to evaluate a running shoe
Sponsored by the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

March 28, 2009
Visiting the Iowa Podiatry School representing the AAPSM, working with students and local doctors of sports medicine

April 3 - 4, 2009
Midwest Podiatry Conference Conducting a workshop on evaluating athletic shoes; physical exam workshop on the injured athlete; case studies on injured athletes

April 24, 2009
California College of Podiatric Medicine on behalf of the AAPSM

May 8 - 9, 2009
Seattle, Washington: Tekscan for an F-Scan Users Meeting on how to interpret In-Shoe Pressure Data

June 19, 2009
National Athletic Trainers Association Meeting in San Antonio Texas representing the AAPSM and lecturing on Athletic shoes and Pediatric Sports Injuries

July 29 - August 1, 2009
Toronto, Ontario for the APMA National Scientific Conference : workshops and lectures on In-Shoe Pressure Evaluation, as well as a lecture/workshop on "The Mechanics of Athletic Shoe Function and their Effects on Athletic Performance"

September 25 - 26, 2009
Dr. Williams will be at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine representing the AAPSM

November 6 - 7, 2009
Dr. Williams will be in Orlando, Florida for a Tekscan Users Meeting on F-Scan and In-Shoe Pressure Evaluation

January 2010. Orlando, Florida.
SAM Meetings.
Top 10 Innovations in athletic shoes.

June 2010
Phoenix, AZ
Tekscan users meeting

June 2010
Ohio State Podiatry Conference
Sagittal Plane Biomechanics

October 2011
Chicago , IL
Tekscan users meeting

October 2011
Orlando, Florida
American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine Pediatric Sports Injuries. Sagittal Plane Biomechanics.
Using Sagittal Plane Mechanics to optimize Foot Orthotic Outcomes.

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Merrillville, IN 46410
219.769.0977

1101 E. Glendale Blvd.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
219.462.7881


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