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Duffy Felmlee

Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.4416 Dana 408
Education

MS, University of Hartford

BS, University of Lock Haven


Teaching Focus: Felmlee is an instructor for Materials and Methodologies, Lower Limb Orthotics, and Scientific Inquiry courses, which develop the foundational clinical principles for clinicians in the areas of fabrication, adjustment, patient evaluation, and orthotic interventions. The focus of scientific inquiry is prosthetic socket cooling and thermal properties of liner interfaces.

Professional Interests: Felmlee treats patients around Connecticut and western Massachusetts through Hanger Clinic with a particular focus on stance control KAFO’s and pediatric orthotics. He is assisting the educational department of Hanger Clinic with preparatory exams for both orthotics and prosthetics. Working alongside faculty members Sandra Saavedra and Adam Goodworth, Felmlee is involved in research endeavors in the University's pediatric balance lab. Raising awareness in international orthotic treatment protocol is of particular interest to Felmlee, who will be working on coordinating opportunities locally and abroad for students and clinicians to help a large underserved population.