Advanced Arm Dynamics (AAD), Redondo Beach, California, has promoted Rob Dodson, CPO, to clinical manager of its Southwest Center of Excellence in Irving, Texas. He has been an upper-limb prosthetic specialist at the center since 2005.
According to an AAD press release, before coming to AAD, Dodson spent three years as a prosthetist /orthotist at the Center for Independent Rehabilitative Services in San Jose, California. He completed his prosthetic residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale, and did his prosthetic and orthotic rotations at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, and Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Dallas, Texas.
“Over the past five years, Rob has been vital to the operation of our Southwest Center of Excellence,” said John Miguelez, CP, FAAOP, AAD president and senior clinical director. “He is dedicated to the unique prosthetic needs of our patients and consistently reaches above and beyond in his pursuit of clinical excellence.”
Dodson’s academic background includes a bachelor of science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University, College Station, and a bachelor of science in prosthetics and orthotics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. He has co-authored a range of research case studies published in the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics and given presentations at professional conferences and in academic settings on both a national and international level.