June 2015

AOPA announces Thranhardt finalists

The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) on June 3 announced the contenders for its 2015 Fall Thranhardt Award and noted the five finalists will present their research at AOPA’s annual National Assembly, scheduled for October 7-10 in San Antonio, TX.

The Thranhardt awards were launched in 1996 by a gift from J.E. Hanger in memory of Howard R. Thranhardt, CP. Go to aopanet.org for details on the finalists and their presentations.

National Assembly attendees can earn 35-plus continuing education credits at the event, which will feature five concurrent sessions for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, technicians, and business owners and managers; case studies and grand round style programming; and information on the latest regulatory rules and regulations.

Go to aopanet.org/education/2015-assembly to register, review the preliminary program, and get other specifics.

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