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Bria Collins Selected for ABC Resident Travel Award

Feb 08, 2023 | Megan Matijevich

ABC, in partnership with The Orthotics and Prosthetics Foundation for Education and Research (The O&P Foundation), would like to congratulate Bria Collins, CPO, as the recipient of the 2022 ABC Resident Travel Award.  

Bria was selected for her National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) residency project and received a $2,500 cash prize to attend the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy) 2023 Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee, March 1-4 and present her research.

Bria Collins, CPO

Virginia Prosthetics and Orthotics

Examining the Influence of Clinical Characteristics of New Transtibial
Amputees on the Clinical Workflow for Prosthesis Delivery 

The ABC Resident Travel Award Program supports prosthetic and orthotic residents’ travel to the Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium so that they may present their NCOPE directed study report or project.

“The O&P Foundation is grateful to ABC for its sponsorship of this award and partnership in investing in future O&P practitioners,” said Donald Katz, MHA, CO/L, FAAOP, co-chair of The O&P Foundation board of directors. “The O&P Foundation board of directors would also like to extend its appreciation to all who served as clinical and scientific reviewers for this year’s submissions. Their guidance and support ensure that all applicants receive constructive feedback to help them grow further in their research endeavors.”