Von M. Homer, M.Sc, BOCPD,

Specialty:

Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics

Board Certifications:

  • Board of Certification Orthotics and Prosthetics

Professional Memberships:

  • Pedorthic Footwear Association, (AOPA) American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association

Medical School:

  • Temple University of Podiatric Medicine; Pedorthics Program

Residency:

  • Orthotic & Prosthetic Residency US Orthotics and Prosthetics Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg Va

Academic Appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, & Director of the Motion Analysis Center (MAC-Lab)
  • Clinical Faculty Appointment; Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Committee Memberships:

  • Publications Committee; Current Pedorthics Journal
  • National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education Committee
  • Barry University Faculty Awards Committee, 2015-present.
  • Barry University Communique Committee, 2014-present.
  • Paul and Margaret Brand Research Committee, 2013- present.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Homer V (2015). Evidence Based Practice For Pedorthic Devices That Prevent Ulcer Recurrence. Current Pedorthics, 47(1): 13-14.
  • Homer V, Harlis M, Norris M (2015). Propulsion: The Use of the Morton’s Extension in Athletics Old Remedy or Innovative Healthy Advantage. Current Pedorthics, 47(1): 9-10.
  • Homer V, Anwar Z, Saxton J, Ludwig K, Egret C (2015). Kinematic Analysis of Tibial Position Related to Peak Plantar Pressure Inside Total Contact Cast Systems. Current Pedorthics, 47(4): 37-39.
  • Jensen J, Homer V, Pena C (2015). Diabetic Amputation Prevention Project I. Current Pedorthics, 47(4): 22-27.

Scientific and Research Presentations:

  • American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics: Florida Diabetic Amputation Prevention Project; Orlando FL 2016.
  • American Society of Biomechanics: Human Movement Science Symposium; Kinematic analysis of Tibial Position related to Peak Plantar Pressure inside Total Contact Cast systems; University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Raleigh NC 2015.
  • Jensen J. Hanft J. Homer V. (2013). Offloading: Strategies for Prevention and Treatment. The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, Denver, CO.
  • Homer, V. (2013). Orthotic Management of Apropulsive Gait in Adults. The African American Orthotics and Prosthetic Coalition Biomechanics Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA.