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AOPA: Send us your ideas for pilot programs

March 3, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, in partnership with the Center for O&P Learning & Evidence-Based Practice, has unveiled its 2017 requests for proposals for research. AOPA plans to give $15,000 each to four pilot programs in 16 potential areas of interest, including the effectiveness of custom vs. off-the-shelf ankle foot orthoses (AFOs), and the effect of prosthetic components on community activity level. “AOPA is dedicated to advancing the O&P evidence base, and...

AOPA, grants, orthotics, prosthetics, research


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On the Move

What HME and goats have in common

June 27, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

I got an email from Cindi Petito the other day asking for votes for LOTTUS Designs so she could qualify for a $250,000 grant. I thought it was interesting and planned to check in with her down the road to see if she won. Then I received a similar email from Jaqui Painchaud of Grampa's Garden - she's also on the hunt for votes. Around that same time, I saw a local goat farm, the Flying Goat Farm in Acton, Maine, was also hunting up votes. My interest piqued, I decided to do a little investigating....

Grampa's Garden, grants, hme, LOTTUS


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