February 27, 2014


Public Health Lecture to Discuss Prosthetics

“Fourroux Prosthetics” will be the topic of a free public health lecture at Northeast Alabama Community College on Tuesday, March 18, at 9:00 am in the Health Education Building (Room 110) on the NACC campus. The lecture will be presented by Adan Vazquez and Caitlin Ratliff, interns at Fourroux Prosthetics.

Adan Vasquez

These Fourroux representatives will be giving an educational presentation about prosthetics. The presentation will include information on educational career paths, the field of prosthetics, and an overview of how prosthetic limbs function. A Q&A session will follow.

Adan Vazquez, M. Ed, CP LP, is a Ft. Payne High School graduate. He earned an Associate Degree in Science at Northeast Alabama Community College, a Bachelor in Exercise Science Degree from Auburn University, a Master of Education in Biomechanics Degree from Auburn University, and a Certification in Prosthetics from Northwestern University.

Caitlin Ratliff

Caitlin Ratliff earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art Degrees from the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. She will receive a Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics Degree from Alabama State University in the fall 2014.

This health lecture is free to the general public and to all faculty, staff and students at NACC.

For more information about the health care lecture series, contact Susan Webb, Director of High School Relations and Event Planning at NACC, ext. 2248, or by email at

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