June 2005

Faculty Appointments – Robert Kistenberg, Prosthetics Instructor of the MSPO Program was elected Chair of the U.S. National Member Society of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). Christopher Hovorka was elected to the board of directors for the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).

Grant Award – Christopher Hovorka of the Georgia Tech MSPO program and Mark Geil, Ph.D., Director of the Georgia State University Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health were awarded a grant to develop an online continuing education course in Management of the Neuropathic Foot. The grant was provided by the Department of Education and the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.