OPERF | Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation

Committees

Research:

The Research Committee shall have responsibility for developing and overseeing the guidelines of the Research arm of the Corporation and shall present to and be responsible for advising the Board of Directors on all matters regarding research. The Chairperson of this committee shall be one of the at large members of the Board of Directors with a background in research.

Research Committee Chair:
Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO (Hons)
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Research Committee Members:
Elsa Arch, PhD
University of Delaware College of Health Sciences
Newark, DE
Fan Gao, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Ignacio Gaunaurd, PhD, MSPT
Miami VA Healthcare System
Miami, FL
Brian J. Hafner, PhD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Michael E. Hahn, PhD
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Andrew H. Hansen, PhD
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN
Matthew J. Major, PhD
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Sara Morgan, CPO, PhD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Andrew Sawers, MSPO, CPO, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Shane R. Wurdeman, PhD, MSPO, CP, FAAOP
Hanger Clinics
Houston, TX

Education:

The Education Committee shall have the responsibility for developing and overseeing guidelines for the Education arm of the Corporation and shall present to and be responsible for advising the Board of Directors on all matters regarding education. The Chairperson of this committee shall be a member of the Board of Directors.

Education Committee Chair:
James P. Rogers, CPO, FAAOP
Education Committee Members:
DeAnna Clough, CPO, MSPO
Gainesville Prosthetics
Gainesville, Florida
Susan Kapp, M.Ed., CPO, LPO
UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
Prosthetics-Orthotics Program
Dallas, Texas
Catherine M. Muller, CPO
CSUDH O&P Program
Aliso Viejo, California
Kathryn E. Roach, Ph.D., PT
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida