June 2006

Georgia Tech hosts MAS Course The popular MAS (Marlo Anatomical Socket) transfemoral socket course sponsored by OPGA was hosted at Georgia Tech on June 10-11, 2006. Over 30 participants including some MSPO students and faculty learned hands on the techniques and nuances of this successful, revolutionary and thought provoking socket design.

Read the article written by 2005 MSPO graduate, Andrew Sawers regarding his experience in residency. The article was published in the O&P Edge June 2006 Vol 2, No. 2, entitled, “Value of Masters Degree in the ‘Real World.’

Read the article that outlines the perceptions of graduate education by Andrew Sawers, MSPO class of 2005 and Beth Brown, PhD student in the School of Applied Physiology’s PhD program. The article was published in the O&P Edge June 2006 Vol 2, No. 2, entitled, “Three Views of Advanced Degrees.”

Read the article outlining efforts to increase the academic and research capacity of the P&O profession. The article was published in the O&P Edge June 2006 Vol. 2, No. 2, entitled, “Initiative Aims to Increase P&O Academic, Research Capacity.”