August 2007

MSPO Program welcomes the class of 2009. The Orientation Week activities concluded in the annual white coat ceremony in which the faculty and staff as well as the MSPO class of 2008 welcomed the incoming MSPO students. The students received the keynote address by the president of the Georgia Society of Orthotists and Prosthetists, James Young, CP/L, FAAOP, were welcomed by the director of the MSPO program, Christopher Hovorka, the outgoing chair of the School of Applied Physiology, Robert Gregor, PhD and incoming chair, Richard Nichols, PhD. All incoming students recognized and adopted the practitioner’s oath.

Ron Roiz, MSPO class of 2007 writes of his experience in securing a position as a resident in Orthotics at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Read the article in the August 2007 issue of the O and P Edge Magazine here.