Hanger Clinic, based in Austin, Tex, announces that it has added James Campbell, PhD, CO, FAAOP, to its team as chief clinical officer.

Campbell’s focus will be the development of clinical practice guidelines for major medical conditions, as well as to capture the medical outcomes of Hanger Clinic’s patients and translate them into value for payors, according to a media release from Hanger Clinic.

Prior to joining Hanger Clinic, Campbell spent the last 17 years working at Becker Orthopedic in Troy, Mich, most recently as executive vice president responsible for clinical services, as well as research and product development, manufacturing engineering, quality, regulatory affairs, and central fabrication.

Campbell obtained a Higher Diploma in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, and a PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Strathclyde. He is a Certified Orthotist from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, and a member of the International Society for Prosthetics & Orthotics, the release explains.

Other distinctions include a member of Board of Directors of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), for which he is set to become its president in 2016; an inventor of five US patents and an author of several book chapters and journal articles; and the editor in chief for the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics from 2000 to 2003.

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[Source: Hanger Clinic]