Opportunities for Clinical O&P Research Support from the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association


The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, in partnership with the Center for O&P Learning & Evidence-Based Practice (COPL), is proud to announce a Request for Pilot Grant Proposals in 16 potential areas of orthotic and prosthetic research including an open topic.

There are 16 topics total with a few examples listed below:

  • Orthotic Management of Osteoarthritis
  • Sockets: Methods for Measuring Proper Socket Fit and Alignment
  • Quality of Life, Wellness, Patient Satisfaction and/or Outcomes Studies of Patients Who Have Received O&P Care vs. Those Who Have Not
  • Open Topics – Beyond the Above Priorities, Top Quality Clinical O&P Research Topics Considered
  • See the rest of the topics in the full RFP.

AOPA and COPL will give preference to grants that address evidence-based clinical application in orthotics and prosthetics. Please post this RFP and share it with your colleagues. The deadline for proposals is April 30, 2016.

Read the full eligibility and application process.