OPERF | Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation

OPERF Award Recipients

Tamarack Prizes

  • 2017 - Jonathan Naft, CPO, LPO
  • 2013 - Thomas Gavin, CO
  • 2011 - Don Katz, CO, LO, FAAOP
  • 2009 - Gary Horton, CO, FAAOP

Fillauer Prizes

  • 2016 - Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO, FAAOP
  • 2016 - Donald R. Cummings, CP, LP, FAAOP
  • 2014 - Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO, FAAOP

2015 Research Awards

Resident Travel Award Tyler Klenow, MSOP, CPT-ACSM
Resident Travel Award Dana Schack, CP
Resident Travel Award Michael Socie
Fellowship Award Corin Shirley
Small Grant Award Elisa Arch, PhD

2015 OPERF/ABC Student Awards

Alexander Carter
Ashley Muller
Cassandra Delgado
Christian Estoquia
Yonadav Diamond
Jonathan Peurach
Kara Smith
Kathleen Carroll
Mary Littrell
Nora Doyle

2014 Research Awards

  • Small Grant Award - Brian Hafner, PhD
  • Small Grant Award - Kim Seok Hun, PT, PhD
  • Fellowship Awards - Sara Peterson, MS, CPO, FAAOP

2014 Student Awards

Allison Cerutti
David Trevisan
Nicholas Sellas, Cped
Nina Bondre, BS
Scott Bretl

2013 Research Awards

  • Fellowship Awards - Erin Boutwell
  • Resident Travel Award - Beth Halsne, CPO
  • Resident Travel Award - Marisa Berkowitz

2012 Research Awards

  • Small Grant Award - Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO (Hons)
  • Small Grant Award - Larissa Pavone, MD
  • Fellowship Awards - Christopher Baschuk, BS
  • Fellowship Awards - Shane Wurdeman, CP, MSPO
  • Resident Travel Award - Abbey Meyer, LO
  • Resident Travel Award - Megan Zachar, MSPO, CO

2011 Education Award

  • Sara Peterson, MBA, CPO, CFM

2011 Research Awards

  • Small Grant Award - Mark D. Geil, PhD
  • Small Grant Award - Kinsey Herrin
  • Resident Travel Award - John Frederick, CO/LO, BEP
  • Resident Travel Award - Brock Sande, CP

2010 Student Awards

  • Tyler Dunham - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Chrysta Irolla - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Seamus Lawler, CP - California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Patrick Stempski - University of Washington

2010 Education Awards

  • Christopher Hovorka, MS, CPO, LPO, FAAOP
  • Christopher Robinson, MBA, CPO, ATC

2010 Research Awards

  • Small Grant Award - Jason Wening, MS, CP, BEO
  • Fellowship Award - Angelika Zissimopoulos, MS
  • Fellowship Award - Daniel Abrahamson, CPO
  • Resident Travel Award - Richard Hunsaker

2009 Research Awards

  • Small Grant Award - Joan Sanders, PhD
  • Fellowship Award - Sara Hoehler, MS
  • Fellowship Award - Andrew Sawers, CPO
  • Resident Travel Award - Brian Ardnt