The Washington, DC-based American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) reported in July plans to honor Thomas V. DiBello, CO, with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 AOPA National Assembly in San Antonio, TX.
DiBello, former five-time AOPA board member and two-term past president, for 18 years headed Houston, TX-based Dynamic Orthotics and Prosthetics, which he merged in 2010 with Austin, TX-based Hanger Clinic. He is now Hanger’s Gulf Coast regional director. DiBello is also clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Austin, honorary adjunct faculty at Texas Women’s University in Denton, and chair of the Advisory Committee of the Baylor College of Medicine’s Masters Program on Orthotics and Prosthetics.
DiBello will receive with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 AOPA National Assembly in San Antonio at the General Session on Saturday, October 9.