September 2011

“Georgia Tech Students To Develop and Provide Prostheses to Underserved Patients”. Atlanta’s Good Samaritan Health Center (GSHC) and Prosthetic Hope International, in cooperation with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) program, are opening the Prosthetic and Orthotic (P&O) Community Clinic at Good Samaritan. Second-year MSPO students will primarily operate the new P&O lab and will be supervised by Georgia Tech research scientist Rob Kistenberg and licensed prosthetists and orthotists. Click here to read the full article.

Tyler Manee (MSPO 2011) has been selected as the 2011 AOPA inaugural recipient of the Otto and Lucille Becker Orthotic Award. Chrysta Irolla (MSPO 2011) has been selected as the 2011 AOPA inaugural recipient of the Edwin and Kathryn Arbogast Prosthetic Student Award.

The awards are the first of their kind and are for a poster presentation.

Award benefits:

  • $500 cash
  • A plaque
  • Name on a Master award at the AOPA National office
  • Airfare to the annual meeting
  • Hotel for 3 nights
  • Registration fee for the meeting
  • Photo op and featured article on the research