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BOC to sunset new certifications

May 4, 2016

The Board of Certification/Accreditation’s board of directors recently approved a plan to end its acceptance of new applications for orthotist, prosthetist and pedorthist certifications after July 31, 2016.

According to a press release from the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), the organization will continue to provide assistance to BOC-certified professionals as they work to meet continuing education requirements, renew certifications and deliver quality patient care.

Lydia Middleton leaves AAOP

May 4, 2016
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists recently announced Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE, has left the organization. She held the position of executive director…

Michael Fillauer named CEO of Fillauer

May 3, 2016
Fillauer Companies Inc. recently announced Michael Fillauer, CPO/L, as its new chief executive officer.“I am honored to lead Fillauer and excited about new…

OPAF to host wheelchair tennis training, clinics

May 3, 2016
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation will host a series of wheelchair tennis trainings and clinics in 2016, according to a recent press release. The clinics…

Hugh Herr named as finalist for European Inventor Award 2016

May 2, 2016
The European Patent Office recently announced Hugh Herr, PhD, a U.S. biophysicist, as one of three finalists for the European Inventor Award 2016 in the category of…
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