Trulife, Poulsbo, Washington, has appointed Harold “Harry” Browne, BOCP, as its new director of prosthetic development. In this position, Browne will present educational courses throughout the year and assist Trulife’s research and development team with the development and evaluation of new products.
Prior to joining Trulife, Browne practiced as a certified prosthetist for 26 years.
He attended Paddington College, London, England, and began his prosthetics career in 1980 at London’s Royal National Orthopedic Hospital. During his final 12 years in England, prior to relocating to the United States, he worked as an area practice manager at Wrexham Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre in Wrexham, North Wales. During that time he also presented external guest lectures at the University of Salford Manchester, P&O program, and at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopedic Hospital in Shropshire. In 2005, Browne assumed the position of director of prosthetics for the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics patient care facility. While in Pennsylvania, he also taught for the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) program at the University of Pittsburgh.