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Forchheimer Prize

At every ISPO World Congress, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics recognizes the most outstanding paper on objective clinical assessment, clinical evaluation or clinical measurement published in Prosthetics and Orthotics International during the years prior to the congress with the Forchheimer Prize.

The prize has been established by the Forchheimer family to honour the memory of Sylvia and Alfred Forchheimer. 

The 2019 Forchheimer Prize was awarded to:

Long-term results of early myoelectric prosthesis fittings: A prospective case-control study
Prosthetics and Orthotics International, vol. 42, 5: pp. 527–533 (2018)
Lis Sjöberg, Helen Lindner, Liselotte Hermansson



Previous Awardees

Author Elisa Bettoni, Giorgio Ferriero, Hadeel Bakhsh, Elisabetta Bravini, Giuseppe Massazza, Franco Franchignoni:

Prosthetics and Orthotics International, vol. 40, 2: pp. 158-169 (2016). 

Giorgio Ferriero (representing the winning authors of the Forchheimer Prize) and ISPO President 2015-17 Rajiv Hanspal