New England Chapter


Jim Krupa, CO, President
Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of O&P
32 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone: (617) 726-2950
Fax: (617) 724-0168

Vice President

Paul Harney, CO
FDR Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics
8 Ray Ave, Burlington, MA 01803
Telephone: (781) 273-5462
Fax: (781) 273-5468


Anne Rowell, MS, OTR/L, CO
Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics
232 West Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801
Telephone: (781) 932-5828
Fax: (781) 932-5827

Chapter Boundaries

The New England geographic area, including Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Number of Members: 130
Chapter Meeting Attendance: 246

Membership Requirements

Any member of the Academy Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists in good standing within the geographical boundaries of the chapter.

Upcoming Events

The New England Chapter of the Academy
2016 Business Meeting

Hynes Convention Center, boston, MA
September 9, 2016

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • The 2014 Continuing Education Seminar, Manchester, NH, October 9 – 10, 2014.

  • The 2013 Continuing Education Seminar, Portland, ME, October 20 – 22, 2013.

  • The 2012 Continuing Education Seminar, Boston, MA, September 6 – 9, 2012.

  • The 2011 Continuing Education Seminar, Warwick, RI, October 3 – 5, 2011.

  • The 2010 Annual Meeting, Hyannis, MA, October 13 – 15, 2010.

  • The 2009 Annual Meeting, Manchester, NH, October 14 – 16, 2009.

  • The 2008 Annual Meeting, Mount Snow, VT, October 22 – 24, 2008.

  • The 2007 Annual Meeting, Hilton Hotel in Mystic, CT, November 7 – 9, 2007.

Chapter Benefits/Areas of Involvement

  • The chapter has an Athletic Fund for clients of members to help them participate in competitive athletic programs.

  • The chapter has contributed to Academy grassroots marketing efforts, to the Kurt Marshall Fund, and to the Northeast Passage.

  • The chapter offers a scholarship to chapter members to pursue the Fellow of the Academy credential. Download the application for further details.

Chapter Goals and Objectives

  • Conduct activities which promote the attainment of the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct of practitioners.

  • Collaborate with recognized educational and research organizations to enhance and further develop the O&P profession.

  • Provide continuing education to enhance the professional and ethical competency of practitioners.

Member Involvement

If you are a current chapter member and would like to become more involved, or if you are interested in becoming a member, please contact one of the chapter officers listed above.