NAAOP Selects Taylor Haines as the 2024 Breece Fellow

Published in Orthotics & Prosthetics on April 15, 2024

NAAOP Selects Taylor Haines as the 2024 Breece Fellow!

OPGA would like to congratulate the 2024 Breece Fellow, Taylor Haines!

"OPGA is once again proud to support this year's George and Dena Breece Fellowship," said Adam Miller, President, OPGA. "We continue to be humbled and honored for the opportunity to host Taylor in Iowa at OPGA headquarters this summer and do our part to contribute to this amazing experience. Congrats, Taylor, and we look forward to getting to know you."

Read more about Taylor below as reported by NAAOP:

NAAOP is proud to announce that Taylor Haines has been competitively selected as the 2024 George and Dena Breece Fellow. The Breece Fellowship is a paid, 10-week, Washington, D.C.-based program where Taylor will focus on orthotic and prosthetic policy and advocacy in the context of the broader rehabilitation and disability policy agenda. This year’s candidates were highly competitive, and Taylor distinguished herself as an emerging leader in the field who is full of potential. We welcome Taylor to the Breece Fellowship, which will run from May 20 through July 26 this summer.

Taylor grew up in Alaska using a below knee prostheses from a young age. She is now working and living in Portland, Oregon, as a Community Care Coordinator for Hanger Clinic. Taylor focuses on patient relations, helping new amputees in her community from amputation to ambulation. Taylor is passionate about living an active lifestyle and enjoying all that nature has to offer. She is also passionate about serving the limb loss and limb difference community and helping to make sure everyone can live their lives to the fullest. You will hear from Taylor directly in upcoming video updates. To help support the Breece Fellowship, please donate at www.NAAOP.org.

Watch the Announcement from NAAOP


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