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AOPA Briefs Congress with the Message that Mobility Saves

On May 1, 2015, The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association invited Congressional members and their staff to attend a special news briefing to view the latest prosthetic technology, receive an overview of insuranceĀ challenges patients face, along with legislative, regulatory and research issues inĀ Orthotics & Prosthetics, Medicare, VA, the Department of Defense and the private sector. Below are the speakers who brought the message that “Mobility Saves”!

Charles Dankmeyer, Jr., CPO, AOPA President

Audrey El-Gamil, Senior Manager, Dobson-DaVanzo & Associates

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Boston Marathon Amputee

Peggy Chenowith, Amputee and Director of Social Media at the Amputee Coalition

Thomas F. Fise, Esq., Executive Director, AOPA

Aaron Holm, Ottobock, USA

Ian Fothergill, CPO, Medical Center O&P, Silver Spring, MD