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  • Call for Thranhardt Lecture Presentations at the 33rd AcademyAnnual Meeting & Scientific Symposium

    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

    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
    - 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
    or contact Matt Beierschmitt for
    submission guidelines at (703) 836-0788 or at

    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