DOD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes, Clinical Research Award
The FY21 OPORP CRA is intended to support clinical research that evaluates orthoses and/or prostheses using patient-centric outcomes relevant to Service Members, Veterans, and other individuals with limb loss and/or limb impairment. Research supported by this mechanism is intended to generate clinically useful evidence with potential to optimize patient outcomes and inform clinical or policy decisions. The FY21 OPORP is also interested in multidisciplinary projects that address strategies to mitigate secondary injuries. Studies proposing or evaluating rehabilitation strategies must indicate how the rehabilitation may improve the orthotic or prosthetic device outcome when compared to standard of care. The FY21 OPORP CRA offers funding for two Funding Levels (Refer to Section II.D.5, Funding Restrictions). Only one Funding Level category may be chosen per application, and the choice of application category is at the discretion of the applicant. The following are generalized descriptio...