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AC News Flash Featuring Danielle Melton, MD

Apr 8, 2024 |

This episode of the  features Cass Isidro and Dr. Danielle Melton. Dr. Melton, is a new Amputee Coalition board member and director of the Amputee Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She expresses her excitement about joining the board and aligning her work in trauma rehabilitation with the Coalition’s mission.

Dr. Melton shares her long-standing commitment to the organization and the importance of educational resources provided for patients with limb loss and limb difference. The recently released prevalence study was discussed. Data revealed a significant increase in the number of individuals affected, now estimated to be over 5.6 million Americans living with limb loss and limb difference. She emphasizes the importance of accurate data for healthcare providers and advocacy groups, highlighting the Limb Loss and Preservation Registry.