July 2016

Orthotist-prosthetist Newberry dies

James Newberry Jr, BOCP, BOCO, BOCPD, a practitioner and board member for the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) died June 27. He worked for more than 40 years at Mahnke’s Orthotics Prosthetics in Oakland Park, FL, where he was a practitioner, owner, and most recently, director of orthotics/prosthetics.

Newberry served the BOC in numerous capacities, including chair of its board of directors and interim executive director.

He was also a facility accreditation site surveyor, a video practical exam reviewer, and a test development volunteer for the BOC’s orthotist, prosthetist, and pedorthist exams.

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