Industrial and Government Agency Collaborators play a key role in consortium research activities by establishing exceptional research infrastructures and providing opportunities to investigate the clinical impacts of advanced patient care technologies. The group of logos depicted below represents the group of founding industrial and government agency collaborators.
Extremity Amputee Centers of Excellence (EACE)
In 2015, the Defense Health Board (DHB) described the BADER Consortium as “central to the EACE Amputee Research Centers’ research capabilities and current efforts.” The report also stated the BADER Consortium “significantly enhanced and facilitated” the research capabilities of the centers.
Medical Treatment Facilities
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Center for the Intrepid, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Eastern Colorado VA, Providence VA Medical Center, Tampa VA Medical Center
University of Delaware, Mayo Clinic, Harvard University, University of Texas Austin, University of Colorado Boulder, Christiana Care Health Services, University of Michigan, New York University, University of Iowa
Thanks to a BADER Consortium partnership with Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics and the physical therapy clinic at the University of Delaware, civilians with limb loss have the opportunity to optimize the fit and function of their prosthetic devices.