Kurt Collier, CP, vice president of clinical services and new business development for Freedom Innovations LLC, announced that LeRoy Oddie has joined the company as a clinical prosthetist. Oddie will provide clinical and technical product support to customers. Additionally, he will focus on the development and presentation of clinical educational programs for the organization.
“LeRoy brings extensive experience in patient care, particularly in athletics and pediatrics. He has a broad knowledge of the industry, with training and technical skills that will help our customers achieve successful clinical outcomes,” Collier said. “Further, his undeniable passion for the industry is illustrated in everything he does.”
Oddie has been immersed in the prosthetic industry since 1997, when he attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Technology’s practitioner assistant programs. Oddie developed his skills working as a prosthetic and orthotic technician for 4 years, after which he began pursuing a career in patient care. In 2004, Oddie completed a post-graduate certificate in prosthetics at California State University Dominguez Hills. He completed his residency at Abilities Unlimited Inc., and continued practicing with this group through 2007 where he worked with a wide variety of patient needs and challenges.
“Freedom Innovations allows me to apply my abilities in the patient care arena in a cutting edge environment which is based on collaborative and caring expertise,” Oddie said.
Oddie is an American Board Certified prosthetist and currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colo.