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FOCUS SPEAKERS:
Ryan Russell and Katy Sullivan

About Ryan Russell

Area Practice Manager, Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics

Ryan Russell is a Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist and a Native to Southern California. He has 14 years of experience in the Prosthetic field after getting his start in the United States Air Force. He was introduced to Orthotics while in the military and with that on the job training it sparked his inspiration and decided to continue on to get a degree in Prosthetics from California State University Dominguez Hills. He has worked for Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics since 2006 and is now the Area Practice Manager for Northern Los Angeles County. His work as a Prosthetist has been featured on Fox LA, the History Channel’s ‘Modern Marvels’, ‘The Doctors’ and ABC’s Good Morning America.

 


About Katy Sullivan

Amputee Empowerment Partners of Southern California, Hanger Orthotics & Prosthetic

Katy Sullivan is a bilateral above knee amputee who is an actress and athlete that lives in Los Angeles. She grew up on the stage and received a BFA in acting from Webster University’s Conservatory. She worked in many theatres in Chicago, and most recently appeared in THE LONG RED ROAD at the Goodman Theatre directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, before making the journey west to try her luck at TV and film. She has appeared in numerous television shows and independent films including a documentary that chronicles her quest to make the US Paralympic Track team. She is probably best known for her character on NBC’s MY NAME IS EARL. She became a member of the US Paralympic Track team in 2007 and continues to compete in track. She just returned from New Zealand where she placed 5th in the World in the 100m.

More about Katy:

» KatySullivan.com

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