Local Resident Appointed To Boston Medical Center

in News Releases, University Affairs
October 25th, 2001

Contact: Vanessa deGier, | vdegeir@bu.edu

Boston, Mass. — Christopher Locke, DPM, has been appointed the positions of attending physician in the Department of Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and instructor in surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Locke, a doctor of podiatric medicine, will specialize in foot and ankle surgery with the Foot Care Specialists of BMC.

Before accepting these appointments, Locke was a resident at the Yale-Connecticut Health Care System, where he underwent multidisciplinary training in forefoot and rearfoot reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on limb salvage procedures.

He received his doctor of podiatric medicine from Des Moines University in Iowa in 1998, where he was honored with a Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award and was president of his class. Locke received his bachelor of arts in anatomy and physiology from California State University, Sacramento.

His major research interests include utilizing gait analysis equipment to study the effects of surgical procedures for changes in pressure areas of the foot. Locke will continue his research in this field at BMC. He is also interested in new technologies and developments for wound care. Locke will be involved with implementing a proven cost-effective standardized algorithm for care of diabetic lower extremity wounds.

Locke is currently residing in Boston, MA. He was raised in Clearlake, CA, where his parents, Toni Locke and Stan Locke still reside.

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