Monday, May 23, 2022

NUPOC Open House and Gait Society Forum

John Theodore Brinkmann

The AAOP Gait Society and Northwestern University Prosthetic and Orthotic Center (NUPOC) are co-hosting an education and networking event on Thursday, February 27th from 6:00-8:00 pm.

A free shuttle will be available in the hotel lobby for transportation to and from NUPOC. The event has been awarded 2 CEUs by ABC.

Enjoy wine and cheese with colleagues during the Education, Research, Gait, and Outcomes (ERGO) Soiree. The complimentary event will take place at NUPOC’s award-winning lakefront facilities, nine blocks north of the Hyatt. In addition to touring the research, testing, & fabrication laboratories and multimedia-rich classrooms, guests are welcome to view a series of brief poster demonstrations throughout the evening, including:

* “Low Cost” Gait Measurement Tools
* Free & Fast Validated Outcome Measures
* Clinically Relevant Research
* Blended Learning Format MPO Education
The following technologies will also be demonstrated:

* 3D instrumented gait analysis
* Video analysis (VOGA)
* Accelerometer-based analysis
* Rapid prototyping (3D printer)
* Dilatancy system for orthotic fabrication

John T. Brinkmann, MA, CPO/L, FAAOP
NUPOC Lead Prosthetic Instructor
Searle Fellow
AAOP Gait Society Chair

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC)
680 N. Lake Shore Drive
Suite #1100
Chicago, IL 60611
(815) 904-5762



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