Allard USA announces it has hired Justina Appel, CO, BOCP, PhD, as director of education and clinical support.
Justina (Justi) will develop and enhance Allard’s continuing education programs for the O&P community and its referral sources. She will also provide clinical support and expertise on Allard’s products for O&P practitioners and technicians.
Her more than 23 years of experience in the O&P industry includes director of orthotics and prosthetics for Shreveport area Shriners Hospitals for Children, and past and current president and education program coordinator for Louisiana Association of Orthotics and Prosthetics. She has also conducted O&P seminars, lectures, and workshops, and authored and co-authored several research and journal articles, according to a media release from Allard USA.
“The most rewarding part of my career has been providing products and services to make a real difference in the daily lives of individuals with physical challenges,” she says, in the release.
“Justi’s experience, love for the O&P industry, and commitment to enhance the lives of people with physical challenges makes her the perfect fit for this role,” says Dennis Williams, CEO for Allard USA. This is consistent with Allard’s commitment to provide, “Support for Better Life” for our O&P partners and the community at large.
[Source: Allard USA]