Upper-Limb Prosthetics Society



Officers

Chair

Pat Prigge, CP, FAAOP
Advanced Arm Dynamics, Inc
11671 Fountains Drive, Suite 220
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: (763)420-2767
Fax: (763)322-1982
Email:

Vice-chair

Joseph Brenner, CP, FAAOP
Brenner Orthotic & Prosthetic Labs.
32975 W Eight Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI
Phone: (248) 615-0601
Fax: (248) 615-0606
Email:

Treasurer

Christopher Baschuk, MPO, CPO, LP
Handspring Clinical Services
4 Riverside Drive
Middletown, NY 10941
Phone: (800) 593-9318
Fax: (845) 344-6829
E-mail:

Secretary

Andrea (Annie) Hess, CP
Ottobok
San Jose, CA 95128
Email:

See the Officers Bios

ULP Society Milestones

  • Expansion and improvement of our website to better provide information to our members and the community at large
  • ULP Society focused issue of the Academy Today.
  • An issue of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO) with ULP society submissions focused on modern socket designs and related topics - published July 2008.
  • Created ULP Society member only site for the exchange of ideas, articles, case studies, with sections including an upcoming upper limb prosthetic events section, Recal Legacy link and a PubMed RSS feed based on upper limb prosthetics/amputation keywords.
  • Application prepared for a "State of the Science" Conference.
  • Expansion of the ULP society board to include committees focused on Research, Education, and Steering

ULP Society Goals

  • Develop ULP specific curriculum for the OLC in order to provide a ULP specific education track there.
  • Provide speakers for the Academy Webinar Series launched in June of 2012.
  • Continue growth of the ULPS networking website to boost the exchange of ideas, articles and case studies. The site includes an events section, a link to The Recal Legacy database link and a PubMed RSS feed based on upper limb prosthetics/amputation keywords.
  • Bring to fruition the society tagline of "progress through synergy" through enhanced research, education, steering, and communication efforts.
  • Take the primary role in revising the ISO standards and terminology for upper limb prosthetics.
  • Increase the membership to include more occupational therapists and engineers by offering content that will be appealing to those disciplines.

Upper - Limb Prosthetics Society Resources


See the Upper-Limb Prosthetics Society Member list here


Go to the NEW Upper Limb Prosthetics Society member only networking website here. (if you are a member and have not received an invitation, please join at the site). Non-members are welcome to browse for a complimentary 2 weeks before having to join the Society.


Society Membership Application

If you are a current member of the Academy, you may join the Upper-Limb Prosthetics Society by submitting the Society Membership Application by mail or email, or by calling the Academy at (202) 380-3663.