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CFP: Orthotics/Prosthetics History (no deadline noted; website)
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Call for Contributions/Papers
The O&P Awareness Initiative of the Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance
We are seeking contributions to enhance all of the Initiative's three
We especially welcome scholarly contributions from anthropologists,
Examples of the kinds of resources we are seeking to highlight in the
- abstracts of O&P-related anthropological, historical, sociological,
If you have a contribution to offer, please contact Jeffrey S. Reznick,
All resources included in the Initiative are intended for educational
Jeffrey S. Reznick, Ph.D.
---*More about the O&P Awareness Initiative and OPAF*Designed to grow over time as needs and resources are identified, theO&P Awareness Initiative of OPAF is currently conducted in cooperationwith the following:* American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP);* American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC);* American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA);* Friends of the US National Library of Medicine (FNLM) ;* Medical Museum of University of Iowa Health Care;* National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE);* US National Library of Medicine (NLM);* Northwestern University's Prosthetics Research Laboratory andRehabilitation Engineering Research Program;* OANDP.COM - The Global Resource for Orthotics & ProstheticsInformation;* Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitaton (RWSIR) Library andArchive;* University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Historical Collections; and* Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center at theLibrary of CongressThe Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance Fund (OPAF) is a nonprofitorganization, a 501(c)(3) public charity, established and incorporatedin January 1995 by the Orthotics and Prosthetics National Office.Dedicated initially to providing financial and in-kind support to the1996 Paralympics, the Fund now generates its own initiatives throughpartnerships with individuals, organizations, and institutions engagedin:* raising public awareness of physical disability, and* improving the quality of rehabilitation medicine, science, andtechnology.OPAF aims primarily to enable individuals with physical disabilities -especially those served by members of the orthotics and prostheticscommunity - to enjoy the rewards of personal achievement, physicalfitness, and social interaction.Additional information about OPAF is available at www.opfund.org =============================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List CFP_at_english.upenn.edu Full Information at http://www.english.upenn.edu/CFP/ or write Erika Lin: elin_at_english.upenn.edu ===============================================Received on Fri Jul 12 2002 - 17:47:02 EDT