Dr. Joseph Smith, Orthotist and Prosthetist

Joseph Smith, CPO, FAAOP

Education:
Southern Connecticut State University: B.S. Biology
Northwestern University Orthotics and Prosthetics Center: C.P.
Northwestern University Orthotics and Prosthetics Center: C.O.

  • Director of Prosthetics 2003-Present
    Infinite Technologies Orthotics and Prosthetics

    Co-director, Craniofacial Orthotist 2002-Present
    Eastern Cranial Affiliates, LLC

    Consulting Practioner, Children’s Specialty Clinic 2001-2005
    Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

    Consulting Practioner, Prosthetic Clinic 2001-2005
    Kings County Hospital

    Consulting Practioner, Orthopedic Clinic 2001-2005
    Brookdale Hospital

    Consulting Practioner, Vascular Clinic 2001-2005
    Brookdale Hospital

    Staff Prosthetist/Orthotist 2001-2003
    East Coast Orthotics and Prosthetics

    Clinical Director of Orthotics and Prosthetics 2000-2001
    New England Orthotics and Prosthetics Systems

    Consulting Practitioner, Orthopedic Clinic 2000-2001
    Worcester V.A. Hospital

    Consulting Practioner, Vascular Clinic 2000-2001
    Worchester V.A. Hospital

    Staff Orthotist/Prosthetist 1996-2000
    Advanced Prosthetics

  • Memberships

    Co-Chairman 2002-Present
    American Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists

    Craniofacial Society Member 1999-Present

    American Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists Member 1996-Present

    American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association Member 1996-Present

    American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics Member 1996-Present
    Amputee Coalition of America

    Responsibilities

    Consulting Member 2002-Present

    CAPPSkids plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis Society

    Traveling Prosthetist 1997-2001
    A.S.P.I.R.E.

    NCOPE Prosthetic Residency Director 2004-Present
    Infinite Technologies Orthotics and Prosthetics

  • Certified Prosthetist, American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics 1998-Present

    Tracer CAD Computer Image Design 2002-Present

    Otto Bock C-Leg Prosthetic Certification 2002-Present

    Charleston Brace Certification 2001-Present

    Boston Brace Certification 2001-Present

    I-Limb Certification 2010-Present

    Proprio Foot Certification 2011-Present

    Rheo Knee Certification 2011-Present

    ProDigits Certification 2010-Present

    BeBionic Hand Certification 2011-Present

    Orion Knee Certification 2012-Present

Dr. Joseph Terpenning Orthotist

Joseph Terpenning, CO, FAAOP

Education:
Siena College-B.S. Biology
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Northwestern University Orthotics and Prosthetics Center: C.O.

  • Director of Orthotics 2003-Present
    Infinite Technologies Orthotics and Prosthetics

    Co-Director, Craniofacial Orthotist 2002-Present
    Eastern Cranial Affiliates, LLC

    FDA 510(K) Compliance Consultant 2001-Present

    Craniofacial Orthotics 2001-2003 
    The Terpenning Group, LLC

    Craniofacial Orthotics 2001-2003
    Orthotic Solutions, LLC

    Staff Orthotist 2000-2003
    Orthotic Solutions, LLC

    Consulting Orthotist 2000-2006
    Arlington Hospital Pediatric Outpatient Clinic

    Rotational Practioner 1999-2003
    INOVA Fairfax Hospital

    Honors

    Fellow 2007
    American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists

    Best of the Residency Research Series 2000

  • Memberships

    Co-Chairman/Founder 2002-2008
    American Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists

    Craniofacial Society Member 1999-Present

    American Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists Member 1999-Present

    American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association Member 1999-Present

    American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics

    Responsibilities

    Lecture Moderator 2007

    Contributing Author 2004
    “Orthotic Treatment of Deformational
    Plagiocephaly, Brachycephaly, and Scaphocephaly”
    American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetist

    Online Lecture Module
    Contributing Expert 2004

    Clinical Standards of Practice for the Orthotic
    Treatment of Positional Plagiocephaly Consensus Meeting

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Director 2002-2004

    NCOPE Residency Liaison Network Member 2000-Present

    Orthotic and Prosthetic Political Action Network

    Consulting Member 2002-2006
    CAPPSkids Plagiocephaly and Craniosynostosis Society

  • Certified Orthotist, American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics 2000-Present

  • Publications

    Terpenning, JF. Orthotic Cranioplasty: Material and Design
    Considerations. J. Prosthet. Orthot. 2004; 16: S46-S49

    Terpenning, JF. Static Orthotic Cranioplasty as a Nonsurgical Alternative
    for the Treatment of Deformational Plagiocephaly. J. Prosthet. Orthot. 2001; 13:45-49

    Terpenning, JF. Static Orthotic Cranioplasty as a Nonsurgical Alternative
    for the Treatment of Deformational Plagiocephaly.
    AOPA Best of the Residency Research Serie, 2000

    Lectures

    “Orthotic Cranioplasty: Material & Design Considerations”
    1 Professional Development Course, Management of Deformational Plagiocephaly
    October 26, 2007

    “Orthotic Management of the Post-operative Craniosynostosis Patient”
    Co-presented with Charles Thorne, MD
    1 AAOP National Scientific Symposium
    March, 2006

    “Material Considerations for Orthotic Cranioplasty”
    1 AAOP National Scientific Symposium
    March, 2004

    “Diagnosis and Management Issues Affecting Patients with Plagiocephaly”
    1 AAOP New York Chapter Annual Educational Seminar
    August 16, 2002

    “Diagnosis and Management of Positional Plagiocephaly: An Instructional Course”
    Co-presented with Dr. Sterling Clarren, MD, and Dr. John Kolar, PhD.
    2 AAOP National Scientific Symposium
    March 23, 2002

    “Orthotic Cranioplasty as an Effective Nonsurgical Treatment for Patients with Plagiocephaly”
    1 ACPOC Annual Meeting, April 13, 2002
    2 Inova Fairfax Hospital Learning Center, March 2, 2001
    3 AAOP National Scientific Symposium, March 9, 2001
    4 New York University Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, April 2, 2001

    “Principles and Techniques of Post-Operative and Acute Care Spinal Management”
    1 Inova Fairfax Hospital Learning Center, Fairfax, VA
    presented monthly from January 1999 to March 2000

    Online Education Series
    “Deformational Plagiocephaly” 2008
    American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
    Online Learning Center
    (http://www.oandp.org/olc/deformational_plagiocephaly/)

    “Orthotic Cranioplasty, Material & Design Considerations”
    American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
    Online Learning Center

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Audrey Wood

Audrey was born in Texas but has lived in Virginia since she was 7 years old.  She received her Associates in Nursing and worked at the hospital in the Operating Room and on the Orthopedic floor before joining the team at Infinite Technologies in 2012. In 2014, Audrey obtained her Nutrition certification as well as her Group Fitness Certification.   Audrey continues to help direct the billing team and practitioners with the ever changing insurance policies, but has expanded her role into Infinite Life.  With her knowledge in how the body functions and experience with insurance, she is set on making sure everyone lives the best life they can as easily as possible. Contact her at Audrey@infinitetech.org.

Amy Braunschweiger Certified Orthotist Clinical Director

Amy Braunschweiger, CO

Amy grew up in Northern NJ and moved to the DC area to attend the George Washington University’s School of Engineering.  She started working for Infinite Technologies in 2008 while finishing her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at GWU.  After graduating she attended Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine for Orthotics and received her graduate degree in the spring of 2010. Working in the O and P industry has allowed Amy to combine her love of biotechnology with her passion for helping people.  She has worked closely with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the INOVA inpatient and outpatient facilities as a consulting practitioner. Amy completed her residency in 2011, specializing in pediatric orthotic treatment, and she is now an ABC Certified Orthotist.  In 2012 she was promoted to Clinical Director, overseeing the patient care techniques and overall performance of the practitioners. In her free time Amy enjoys many outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and kayaking.

Scott Singleton CTo

Scott Singleton, CTo

Scott joined Infinite Technologies as our Laboratory Manager in the Fall of 2014. Originally from Lower Burrell, PA, Scott attended the Harmarville Training Institute and obtained his Degree as a Certified Technician. He did his residency for an Orthotic and Prosthetic company in Washington, DC and for the past 10 years, he has worked as an Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician. Although he enjoys working on all devices, he has a special interest on making orthotic and prosthetic devices for the pediatric population. On his free time, Scott enjoys boating.

Hans Wulf, Jr., CFo

Hans Wulf, Jr., MPO,CP

In February 2012, Hans Wulf Jr. left his town of Bloomingburg, NY to join Infinite Technologies as a Certified Orthotic Fitter. Hans graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from SUNY-College at Cortland, and fell in love with the orthotics and prosthetics field after shadowing a friend for the day. After 2 years as a Certified Orthotic Fitter, Hans went back to school at Northwestern University’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Center (Feinberg School of Medicine) and received his Masters in Orthotics and Prosthetics. He joined our team again in January 2015 as a Resident Orthotist/Prosthetist. Since his return, he has been excited about having the ability to work with all different types of patients and he still enjoys the immediate satisfaction his patients receive when he fits them with an orthotic or prosthetic device. In his free time, he likes basketball, soccer, and wearing lederhosen to work.

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Katie Bisutti, CO

Katie is a Certified Orthotist who joined the Infinite Technologies Team after relocating from Maryland. She was born and raised near Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Massachusetts to complete her orthotic residency and spent over six years working with children and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has a passion for working with children and has a particular area of interest in cranial remolding.
Katie graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She earned both her Orthotic and Prosthetic Certificates from Northwestern University. She completed both of her residencies at Tuft’s Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA. She is an ABC Board Certified Orthotist and is currently working toward gaining her Prosthetic certification.
In her spare time Katie enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys volunteering within the adaptive sports community and hopes to some day organize her own clinic.

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Cameron Willman, MSPO

Cameron Willman has just recently joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2018 as a Prosthetist/Orthotist. Cameron discovered his passion for prosthetics and orthotics through an internship while completing his Bachelors in Exercise Science at Missouri State University in 2015. He continued to pursue the field and earned his Masters of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017, completing research in post-amputation wound management. Cameron has been caring for orthotic patients with a foot and ankle surgeon for the past year, and is excited to resume working with a wide variety of amputees at Infinite Technologies. When not working with patients, Cameron enjoys working out at the gym, hiking trails in Virginia, and exploring the Forgotten Realms with his Dungeons and Dragons party.

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Paige Allen

Paige was born and raised in Stafford Va. After receiving her Associates of Arts and Sciences from Germanna Community College, she transferred to George Mason University where she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Since she was younger, she has been exposed to this field and many of the devices used by family members. She has always seen herself becoming a certified prosthetist and orthotist. In the meantime, she enjoys her newly found hobby of yoga, spending time with her family, and traveling to different cities to try their signature foods. She joined Infinite Technologies in 2017.

 

Laura Hnatt

Laura was born in central New Jersey and moved to Virginia in 2005. She completed one year at Johnson and Wales University for Hotel Management but quickly realized that her passion was truly in the medical field. She took a course at Germanna for Medical Billing and Coding to further her knowledge in all aspects of the medical field but wanted to have more direct contact with patients. She has worked at Physical Therapy for 6 years and was able to witness the benefits of working with orthotics. She also worked at Quantico for 6 years, assisting Marines and family members with special needs and was able to witness the benefits of prosthetics. During her down time, she enjoys being with her family, fishing, and golfing.

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Scarlett Simpson

Scarlett was born and raised in Nokesville, Virginia. She joined Infinite Technologies in May 2018 after she received her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from George Mason University. Scarlett became interested in orthotics and prosthetics after working with amputees while interning at a physical therapy clinic. She plans on going back to school to receive her Master’s in Orthotics and Prosthetics. In her free time, she enjoys powerlifting and spending time outside.

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Rose Davis

Rose grew up in North Carolina and moved to Stafford Virginia in 2015. She received her medical assistant and phlebotomy certification from Montana State university’s online program. She then went on to became a radiology technician-limited through Glacier Valley Medical Education in 2016. Rose has a desire to expand her knowledge in the medical field, which is what lead her to Infinite Technologies. She will be attending nursing school in the fall at Germanna Community College so she can continue pursuing her love for making a difference in peoples lives.

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Grace Davidson

Grace was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.  She moved to the U.S. when she was 17, and graduated from High school in Northern Virginia. After Graduation, Grace moved to San Diego to study web development. She soon learned the nice California weather distracted her from her studies, so she moved back to Virginia.  She is currently working towards her Business Administration degree.  She joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2017 as front desk receptionist, and quickly grew to take on orthotics billing.  She is diligent at staying on top of making sure we have everything needed to be able to get the best coverage possible for your insurance.

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Kasey Brown

Kasey was born in Memphis, Tennessee and moved to Fairfax, Virginia when she was 15. She graduated from Chantilly High School in 2012. In her free time she likes being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. Kasey joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2017 as front desk receptionist, and has quickly grown to take on prosthetic billing. By staying up to date on all insurance coding and changes, she makes sure that we are able to provide you with the best prosthetic device that suits your daily life.

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Caitlin Whitaker

Caitlin grew up in Purcellville Virginia and moved to the Fairfax area to attend George Mason University where she is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics. She joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2018 as a front desk receptionist. When she is not working or attending class Caitlin spends her weekends hiking with friends, attending local concerts, and spending time with family.

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Carmela Mitchell

Carmela is 2017 University of Mary Washington alumni with a major in Political Science. Infinite Technologies peaked her interest because of her desire to learn more about the medical field. She hopes to eventually work in public policy to help shape medical legislation in Washington. Although she may look small, Carmela is a 2014 DIII National Women’s Rugby Champion as a Flanker and Hooker. Did we also mention she can leg press over 200 Lbs? In her free time she loves going to concerts in D.C. and roaming around Georgetown for expensive baked goods and coffee.

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Jimmy D’Amico

Jimmy joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2018 as the Front Desk Receptionist. Jimmy has chosen to work in the healthcare field because he loves helping others. When not working, he loves to spend time with his family and friends. His hobbies include skateboarding, collecting shoes, and hanging out with his dog. He believes in making every day the best one yet.

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Kristina VanBuskirk

Kristina is a Northern Virginia native. She graduated from high school in 2009 and from Northern Virginia Community College in 2014. She enjoys working with children and being with friends. Kristina joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2018. She has spent most of her time as the front desk reception assistant but is eager to learn all facets of Infinite Technologies with the goal of providing superior service to patients.

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Kersten Walsleben

Kersten grew up in Damascus, MD. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a minor in Biology. She hopes to become a certified prosthetist and orthotist. In her free teime, she enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with her family and her dogs. She joined the Infinite Technologies team in 2018

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Patrick Corey

Patrick grew up in Northern Virginia, graduating from Hayfield Secondary in 2002. He received his EMT – B certification in 2011 and EMT – A in 2013. Patrick joined Infinite Technologies in 2018 as a Technician. He looks forward to using his past job experience in both medical and mechanical knowledge to help clients succeed. Patrick and his wife, Suzanne, live in Northwestern Virginia with their daughter Shaelynn and Jack Russell Terrier, Roxy. In his free time, Patrick volunteers with Warren Co. Fire and Rescue, plays softball, bowls, enjoys traveling and is an accomplished drummer.