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Army grant will fund study of prosthetic function of veteran amputees


Researchers at the University of Tennessee recently announced they have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Army to study the effectiveness of a microprocessor-controlled prosthetic foot for military veteran amputees with limited mobility. The study, conducted through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will be led by Audrey Zucker-Levin, PhD, PT, MBA, GCS Emeritus, professor of physical therapy, director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory and CHP assistant dean of research; and Phyllis Richey, PhD, associate professor of preventive medicine, physical therapy and pediatrics.

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