Don Katz, Alumnus of the Prosthetics-Orthotics Program
“As our knowledge base grows in orthotics and prosthetics, we need to have those who are going to be motivated to learn that much more — not only about what we do, but why we do it, and how it helps patients.”

Don Katz is an alumnus of the Prosthetics-Orthotics Program and a leader in his field. For many years, Don has been at the forefront of research on the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. Professionally, he has served as president of The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and sat on the board for nine years. Don lectures to students in the Prosthetics-Orthotics Program and mentors graduates during their orthotic residency.  Currently, Don serves as Assistant Administrator at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, a world leader in the treatment of pediatric orthopedic conditions.