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2018 MWCAAOP Gunter Gehl Scholarship Winner – Kate Binder

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Kate Binder, MSPO, and Michael Cavanaugh, CPO, MWCAAOP Chapter President

At the recent 2018 MWCAAOP Meeting, the following presentations were made by residents as part of the Gunter Gehl Scholarship competition.

  • Measuring functional variables of K2 unilateral transtibial amputees utilizing K3 prosthetic feet: a pilot study, Brittany Moores, MSPO
  • Characteristics of Delphi Processes in Orthotics and Prosthetics Research, Kierra Falbo, MSPO
  • Creating a Mobile Application to Assist Transtibial Amputees with Prosthetic Sock Management in Silicone Suction Suspension (3S) Socket Systems, Kate Binder, MSPO

The membership and board of directors of the Midwest Chapter of AAOP are delighted to announce that Kate Binder, MSPO, was the winner of the competition and received a $1,000.00 check. Congratulations Kate!

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Midwest Chapter 2018 Meeting

Grand Geneva

September 13-15, 2018
Grand Geneva Resort and Spa
7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

The annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists starts tomorrow.

350.00 for the full conference. 35.00 for dues.
If you are eligible for MWC AAOP membership (WI, IL, IN) then your dues will automatically be included in your registration when you register as a member.

Non members are 400.00 full conference.
One day registrations are 250.00 and are for ONE day only. If you are planning on coming for at least two days, you need to register as full conference since it will save you $$$.
Residents are 150.00
Technicians are 150.00* (If you need ABC/BOC credits, you must register as Full Conference).

Exhibitor Fees
One table, includes two exhibitors, is 700.00
Additional exhibitor is 200.00 (Max number at one table is three exhibitors, any more requires an additional table.)
Additional table is 600.00

 

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