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Reaching Beyond
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Ukraine Prosthetic Assistance Project – Report to USISPO from Jon Batzdorff

Based on conversations with the amputee veterans and prosthetists in Ukraine, it became clear that there was a need for help in the area of prosthetics and related rehabilitation. Specifically they needed assistance in fitting upper extremity and highly involved lower extremity amputees. The discussion that began in November developed into the ProsthetiKa Ukraine Prosthetic Assistance Project.

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto and Canada Ukraine Foundation agreed to lead the project, and Jon Batzdorff of ProsthetiKa agreed to organize the technical aspects and assemble a team of…

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Batzdorff's Teaching
in Tanzania

Jon Batzdorff was contacted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) / Special Fund for the Disabled to provide training in fitting above-the-knee amputees with ischial containment sockets.

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Al Ingersoll Working
in Bangladesh

Al Ingersoll, CPO, USISPO Education Chair

I was fortunate to visit Bangladesh this past year and meet with numerous people and organizations focused on the disability/rehabilitation sector. Bangladesh is well served by local organizations, (BRAC)

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Meet the US-ISPO Board


Elizabeth Mansfield (Chair)
Outsource Marketing Solutions
Baiting Hollow, NY
phone: (860) 967-4184
fax: (610) 673-7248


Jon Batzdorff, CPO (Chairman Emeritus)
Prosthetika
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
phone: (707) 528-9808


David Boone, PhD, MPH, CP/LP
Orthocare Innovations
Seattle, WA


Dianne Farabi (Executive Director)
US ISPO
PO Box 3188
Dublin, OH 43016
day phone: (614) 659-0197
fax: (614) 336-8596


Brad Mattear, L.L., CPA, CFo
Nabtesco-Proteor USA
phone: (515) 321-4821


Cody McDonald, PhC, CPO
Seattle, WA


Laura Miller, PhD, CP (Treasurer)
Northwestern University
NECAL/RIC
Chicago, IL 60611
phone: (312) 238-1183
fax: (312) 238-2081


Raymond Pye (Secretary)
Mobility Outreach International
Seattle, WA
phone: (206) 726-1636


Timothy Shride (Vice Chair)
Ottobock Health Care
Kirkland WA
phone: (612) 203-0936


Lynsay Whelan, OTR/L
Touch Bionics
phone: (614) 767-9520


Ann Yamane, MEd, CO/LO (Education Committee)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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