WASHINGTON, DC—The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) is honored to announce the establishment of the Carlton Fillauer Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Prosthetics Science and Practice. This award, sponsored by the Fillauer Companies Inc., will recognize prosthetists who have actively engaged in clinical care, research, and publication. The $5,000 unrestricted cash prize will be presented biennially.
Ideal nominees or applicants are those who have a history of clinical care, scientific research, and peer-reviewed publication in the prosthetics profession.
To qualify for award consideration, applicants/nominees must:
The 2014 Carlton Fillauer Prize will be presented at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium in Chicago, February 26 - March 1, 2014. The recipient of the Carlton Fillauer Prize will be invited to make a brief presentation at the opening session of the Annual Meeting.
Complete the application and submit to the address included in the application by November 15, 2013.
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