Dr. John DiMaggio has successfully created a unique specialty within our profession, Forensic Podiatry, Dr. DiMaggio started his Podiatry practice in Tempe, Arizona in 1974, ten years later he followed his passion and entered the police academy and served as a reserve patrol officer for 15 years getting involved in CSI type of work. In May of 2005 he relocated to Oregon to continue his work. He is a Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the International Association for Identification. He has been invited to the FBI Academy for a roundtable discussion on footwear evidence. He has written many articles and recently co-authored the first text of its type titled, “Forensic Podiatry-Principles and Methods.” He founded the American Society of Forensic Podiatry in 2003.