The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC), in partnership with The Orthotics and Prosthetics Foundation for Education and Research (The O&P Foundation), chose Bria Collins, CPO, as the recipient of the 2022 ABC Resident Travel Award.
Collins was selected for her National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) residency project, “Examining the Influence of Clinical Characteristics of New Transtibial Amputees on the Clinical Workflow for Prosthesis Delivery” and received a $2,500 cash prize to attend the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists’ 2023 Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee, March 1-4 to present her research. Collins is a clinician at Virginia Prosthetics and Orthotics.
“The O&P Foundation is grateful to ABC for its sponsorship of this award and partnership in investing in future O&P practitioners,” said Donald Katz, MHA, CO/L, FAAOP, co-chair of The O&P Foundation board of directors. “The O&P Foundation board of directors would also like to extend its appreciation to all who served as clinical and scientific reviewers for this year’s submissions. Their guidance and support ensure that all applicants receive constructive feedback to help them grow further in their research endeavors.”