Elizabeth Condie retired as Reader at the National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics, The University of Strathclyde, Scotland UK in 2010. She is a Fellow and Past Vice-President of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. For 6 years, until 2012, she was Chairman of the University of Strathclyde Ethics Committee. She has an international reputation in the field of amputee rehabilitation research and has led interdisciplinary projects in this field for more than 20 years. More recently, her research interests have expanded into the field of orthotics and she has been responsible for several international research initiatives involving health care professionals and academic staff. She has lectured and published extensively on these and other rehabilitation-related subjects both in the UK and internationally. She is currently "Task Officer" for the International Society for prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) for short, postgraduate courses on the rehabilitation of stroke patients, a member of the Independent Tribunal Service and is the Lay Advisor to the Continuing Professional Development Board of the Association of Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of the UK.