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Vol. 7 No. 4 |
Summer 2015
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Notes
Students
VIRGINIA
CAMPUS
2017
Michael Mabry
helped
lauch and is the Chairman of a
humanitarian non-profit called
Hope To Walk. There are over
35 million people in the world
who need prosthetic devices
but have no access due to
costs and poverty. The lowest
costs one can get a prosthetic
leg for averages around
$4,000-5,000, which is out of
reach for most of the world. So
we Hope To Walk is making
prosthetic legs that are being
available to men, women, and
children regardless of cost. A
new type of leg has been
designed that can be made for
CAROLINAS
CAMPUS
2016
Meghan Hubbard
and her husband,
Brandon, welcomed a son,
Everest Allen, into the
world on July 16, 2015.
Everest weighed 7 lbs, 3oz
and was 20 inches long at
birth. Mom Meghan says
he is a healthy, happy little
boy!
Cameron Golightly
was been awarded the
AACOM McCaughin
Heritage Award for
2015-2016.
2017
Congratulations to both of
the VCOM-Carolinas
1/50th the cost of standard
prosthetics and can be built
anywhere. Hope To Walk has
begun in Honduras and the
vision is to have Hope To Walk
clinic hubs in countries all
through Central America and
eventually the world.
2018
SOMA President
David
Kruchko
and National
Liaison officer
Katherine
Kirbry
attended the
AOA House of Delegates in
Chicago, Illinois. The AOA
HOD is held every summer
with over 500 D.O. physicians
in attendance for the purpose
of amending the AOA
constitution and inaugurating
the new AOA President. The
students were able to interact
with AOA Leadership and
witness the voting procedures
for resolutions.
2019
Riley McMurtrie
is
the recipient of the
AACOM Sherry Arnstein
Award for 2015-2016
.
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