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mbhaskar65
05-24-2006, 02:14 AM
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is proud to announce
the Call for Thranhardt Lecture Presentations to be presented at the
33rd Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, March 21-24, 2007 in
San Francisco, CA

The Howard R. Thranhardt Lecture Series is an education fund that was
established in 1995 by J.E. Hanger Southeast in memory of Howard R.
Thranhardt, CP. The fund provides a $1,000 honorarium for one hour of
education programming at the Academy Annual Meeting.

Based upon the submitted abstracts four presentations will be chosen as
potential recipients of the Thranhardt Lecture Series honorarium. These
presentations will be delivered at the Annual Meeting and voted on by
the attendees. The winners will be determined based upon content,
delivery, clinical, and scientific relevance of the presentation. Two
$500 honoraria will be awarded to the selected presentations.

The 4 abstracts that are selected for the Thranhardt Lecture Series
will, with the author' s permission, be forwarded to the JPO Editorial
Review Board for consideration for inclusion in a future issue of the
JPO.

Requirements for Submission of Abstract:

1. All abstracts must be original work, attributable to the author.

2. Presentations should be 20 minutes in length.
Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 14, 2006
Thranhardt Abstract Content:
- The purpose of the abstract is to define the precise content
of the presentation to the audience. Thranhardt abstracts must adopt the
IMRD (introduction, materials and methods, results discussion, and
conclusion) format.
- The results of the study should be included in the abstract.
It is not satisfactory to state that the results will be presented or
discussed.
- It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure
accuracy of content, spelling and presentation. Abstracts will be
published exactly as submitted.
- All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Clinical Content
Committee, which reserves the right to accept or reject abstracts for
inclusion in the program.
Submitting Your Abstract:To obtain specific abstract submission
details and a Call for Thranhardt Lecture Presentations abstract form
visit http://academyannualmeeting.org
or contact Matt Beierschmitt for
submission guidelines at (703) 836-0788 or at mbeierschmitt@oandp.org.






Manisha S. Bhaskar
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
Director of Marketing
526 King Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-0788, ext. 210
FAX (703) 836-0737
www.oandp.org