The faculty and support staff in the George Brown P&O program, all have plenty of experience in the field, most still working part time in other roles in the field and seek to try and develop student’s interest and skill set in both areas of orthotics and prosthetics.  Coming from varied background, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their role, providing a standard of learning that will only serve students as they develop their skills and pursue their careers.


The Faculty and Support Staff

Coordinator: Gord Ruder, B.Sc., M.Sc., C.O.(c), F.C.B.C.

Full-time: Amy Richardson, B.Sc., M.Sc., C.P.(c)

Part-time: Dan Blocka, B.Sc., C.O. (c), F.C.B.C.

Administrative Assistant: Meredith Hepburn ( Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

Technical Program

First Year

Kyla Lau R.T.P.(c)., B.Sc. - Ottobock Canada

Kevin Fraser  C.Ped(C), C.Ped.Tech(C), BA - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dave Ritchie C.Ped. tech(c) - Sunnybrook Health Science Centre

Second Year

Michael Lue-Kim R.T.P.O.(c)., B.Sc. - Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

Christa Bell C..O.(c), B.Sc -  Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Paul Hanas  R.T.P.(c) - West Park

Roger Castro RTO(c)  - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Clinical Program

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