June 2010

Faculty and students treat patients in Belize – Robert Kistenberg, MSPO 2010 graduates Nikta Pirouz and Jennifer Reese as well as MSPO class of 2011 student Chrysta Irolla all participated as part of a Prosthetics & Orthotics Mission trip to Belize, Central America.  Over the 5 working days they designed and fit patients with 6 lower limb prostheses, 1 Transradial prosthesis and evaluated a handful of patients requiring orthotic services.  The mission trip was part of the Project Hope Belize clinic in Orange Walk Town Belize, co-sponsored by Prosthetic Hope International.

P&O Workshop for College and University Career Counselors – faculty Christopher Hovorka, staff, Robert MacDonald and MSPO class of 2011 students Sheryl Nathanson and Sarah Stilley hosted career counselors from around the country as part of a workshop on careers in the Prosthetics and Orthotics profession in conjunction with the National Association of Health Professions Counselors Annual meeting in Atlanta.

P&O Workshop for High School Students – faculty Christopher Hovorka, Robert Kistenberg, staff, Robert MacDonald and MSPO class of 2011 students Sheryl Nathanson and Sarah Stilley hosted high school students from around the country as part of a workshop on careers in the Prosthetics and Orthotics profession in conjunction with the National Youth Leadership Forum in Medicine.