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Rebecca Spragg, MSPO, CPO

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Spragg 245-A Rackham Bldg
734.487.0487
rspragg@emich.edu

Education

Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics, The Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2006

Professional Summary

Becca joined EMU in 2017 following several years in the clinical field. Becca is an ABC Certified Prosthetist Orthotist focusing on pediatric care. She specializes in the treatment of plagiocephaly, scoliosis, and congenital limb differences and amputations.   She continues to work in clinical care while teaching at EMU and enjoys the connections between patient care and education.  Becca is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists Prosthetists and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics.

Courses Taught

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Spragg, R. (2018) Challenging case study: designing lower extremity prostheses for a patient with quadrilaterl congenital abnormalities.Presented at the ACPOC Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI.
 
Spragg R. (2016)  Use of preoperative molding helmets for craniosynostosis . Presented at the STARsummit Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
 
Spragg R. (2015)  Treatment of torticollis with mastoid extensions . Presented at the STARsummit Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
 
Spragg R, Steele N. (2012)  Methods for evaluation of head shape deformities in infants . Educational program on pediatric orthotics presented by Wright & Filippis.

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Plagiocephaly and Torticollis - treatments and outcomes
  • Clinician Burnout - the role of self-care in the medical field 
  • Scoliosis - early detection through community outreach and education
The Orthotics and Prosthetics Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.0090