“Productive meetings have been held over the past few months,
leading both organizations to maintain a positive outlook for
future unification,” said a recent joint statement from Frank E.
Friddle, Jr., CO, FAAOP, president, American Board for
Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics (ABC), and J.R.
Brandt, BOCO, CO, RTO, chairman of the board for the Board for
Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC). “On behalf of the ABC
and BOC boards of directors, we are pleased to provide the
profession with an update on the continued progress toward the
unification of our two organizations.”