July 2009

Christopher Hovorka, MS, CPO, LPO, FAAOP and Geza Kogler, PhD, CO, LO traveled to South Africa to participate in the 22nd Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics conference in Cape Town, South Africa. They also participated in the 9th Biennial Footwear Biomechanics Symposium in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Congratulations to Shane Wurdeman, MSPO, CPO (MSPO 2006) who was accepted into the joint PhD program in Biomechanics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Omaha. He will begin his studies there this fall.

Congratulations to Ronald Roiz (MSPO class of 2007) of his acceptance to the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School. Ron will begin the program this August.

The ground breaking research on the physiology of amputee running conducted by PhD candidate, Mary Beth Brown, Mindy Millard Stafford, PhD and Andy Allison (MSPO 2008) was cited in OandP.com. Read the article here. The full research article appears in the June edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology. Read the article here.