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Finalists present their findings as part of Thranhardt Lecture Series

September 8, 2017

LAS VEGAS — Four finalists of the award-winning Thranhardt Lecture Series presented their “best of the show” studies at the 2017 American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association World Congress.

“This lecture series is made possible by a gift J.E. Hanger in memory of Howard R. Thranhardt, who lives in our memory as one of the great leaders of the orthotic and prosthetic profession,” Thomas V. DiBello, CO, LO, FAAOP, director of scientific affairs for Hanger Clinic, said during his introduction of the presentations. A panel of experts will select two winners, who will be announced during the general session on the last day of the congress. Each winning presenter will receive $500.

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