Free Webinar

Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons), and Ryan Caldwell, CP/L, presented a free online webinar, "Subischial Socket with Vacuum-Assisted Suspension for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation". This webinar was hosted by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. 

In Memory:
Dudley S. Childress

Dudley S. Childress, PhD (1934~2014)

NUPOC regrets to announce the death of Dudley S. Childress, PhD, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. For four decades, Dr. Childress was a key figure in rehabilitation engineering and an internationally recognized leader in the field of prosthetics and orthotics research. Dr. Childress mentored approximately 50 graduate students, who represent his enduring influence on the field of rehabilitation engineering research, particularly in the area of prosthetics and orthotics. See also, "Dudley Childress, Rehabilitation Engineering Pioneer, Passes Away".

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, September 20, at 2:00pm at the Lake Street Church in Evanston, IL.

NUPOC Directors

Read a message from our directors, Steven A. Gard and John W. Michael.