Melissa Stockwell (right) fits a client with her new prosthetic leg Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in the Scheck and Siress lab at UIC.

Stockwell, a three-time world champion Paralympic triathlete, works at a prosthetics lab helping fit amputees with artificial limbs. The first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq war, she also founded a non-profit, dare2tri paratriathlon club.

( Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune )

Stockwell, a three-time world champion Paralympic triathlete, works at a prosthetics lab helping fit amputees with artificial limbs. The first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq war, she also founded a non-profit, dare2tri paratriathlon club.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook