The Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC) has collaborative education and research interactions with faculty throughout Northwestern University (including our affiliation with Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation); and with other Feinberg-affiliated institutions. NUPOC integrates Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) education and research within a premier university medical setting.
NUPOC moved to our custom-designed research and education facility on September 1, 2010.
The NUPOC Mission Statement
Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC) for Education and Research is dedicated to helping people affirm their lives with hope, independence and enthusiasm by advancing technology and knowledge about prostheses and orthoses.
NUPOC is committed to:
- The education and training of professional prosthetists, orthotists, rehabilitation engineers, and other rehabilitation professionals
- The design and application of prostheses and orthoses
- Improving human interactions with prosthetics and orthotics systems
NUPOC conducts its research and education within a clinically-oriented environment that fosters provision of effective prosthetic and orthotic treatments that enhance the independence and quality of life for individuals who live with a physical disability.
Learn more about us via the links below.
- Directors’ Letter
Meet NUPOC directors
Get the latest NUPOC news, announcements, breakthroughs, and awards
- NUPOC Newsletter
Subscribe to receive our semi-annual newsletter, NUPOC News. Access NUPOC News archives, Update Profile, and Unsubscribe pages. All who are interested in prosthetics and orthotics are invited to subscribe to NUPOC News.
Access the archives of Capabilities, NUPOC's publication for individuals and institutions that are interested in prosthetics and orthotics
Learn how your generosity can help NUPOC conduct meaningful research and provide premiere educational programs
Discover the significant events that have shaped NUPOC, including important people, major events, and research
Reconnect with our center and fellow alumni
- Contact Us
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Northwestern University is a federal contractor that actively participates in affirmative action planning in the areas of recruitment and retention. For each employment and promotional opportunity, Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities to maintain a University community that is based on equal opportunity, reflects the diversity of American society, and improves opportunities for women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
All employment searches are conducted in compliance with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and the affirmative action plan of the University.