The expert faculty members in the Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics Program have gained recognition for excellence as clinicians, teachers, researchers, and leaders in the profession. Their knowledge, expertise, and dynamic teaching create a rich environment for learning and professional growth.
Susan L. Kapp, M.Ed., CPO, LPO
Associate Professor and Director
Education: B.S., Texas A&M University, 1979; CPO, Northwestern University, 1980, 1990; M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
Interests: Lower-limb prosthetic management, outcome measures, and innovative technologies in health professions education
Jackie Adolph, CPO, LPO
Education: B.S., Washington University in St. Louis, 2004;
B.S., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2010
Interests: Pediatric orthotics and prosthetics, lower extremity orthotic management for neurological disorders, evolving technologies in prosthetics and orthotics
William A. Carlton, CO, LO
Education: CO, Shelby State Community College, 1981; B.S., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1983
Interests: Spine orthoses for fractures, stroke orthotic management, and diabetes
Leslie Gray, M.Ed., CPO, LPO
Education: B.S., UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2002; M.Ed., University of Texas at Brownsville, 2007
Interests: Lower extremity prosthetic management, gait, emerging technologies, and classroom and clinical instruction
Miguel N. Mojica, CPO, LPO
Education: B.S., CPO, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1987
Interests: Lower extremity orthotic management for neuromuscular and neurological disorders, and orthoses for the upper extremity
Fan Gao, Ph.D.
Education: B.E., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1996; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2004, 2005
Interests: Assessment and treatment of movement disorders and disability due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and limb loss
Kirsten Tulchin, M.S.
Education: B.S., Trinity College, 1998; M.S., Marquette University, 2001
Interests: Biomechanical and functional evaluation of patients with hip pathology, idiopathic scoliosis and lower limb deficiency, foot and ankle biomechanics, and community ambulation using wearable sensors.