The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation
(OPERF) has announced that the first Tamarack Prize for Outstanding
Contribution to Orthotic Science and Practice will be awarded at
the 35th annual meeting and scientific symposium of the American
Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy). OPERF is
seeking nominations of individuals who have made a significant
contribution to the practice and understanding of orthotic science
within the last five years. Ideal candidates are those who have a
history of clinical care, scientific research, and peer-reviewed
publication in the orthotics profession and/or industry.
Nominations are due by Friday, November 14, 2008.