April 2013

Congratulations to the Outstanding Capstone Research Award Winner, Darren Bolger (MSPO 2013) for his research entitled, “A tale of two legs: maintaining dynamic stability in A-P and M-L directions in persons with unilateral transtibial limb loss”. Darren received a check in the amount of $250, an engraved crystal plaque and his name will be engraved in the outstanding capstone research award plaque that chronicles all past award winners and which will be displayed in the School of Applied Physiology. The award was presented at the conclusion of the annual Prosthetic and Orthotic Research Symposium, held at the Georgia Tech Stamps Student Center Commons Theater on Friday, April 19.

Congratulations to Chrysta Irolla (MSPO 2011) on the publication of a research manuscript in which she was the primary author and which appears in the April 2013 issue of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics. The full reference is:
Irolla C, Rheinstein J, Richardson R, Simpson C, Carroll K. Evaluation of a graduated length prosthetic protocol for bilateral transfemoral amputee prosthetic rehabilitation. J Prosthet Orthot Apr 2013:25:2:84-88.