Current Pedorthics September-October 2017 - Vol.49, Issue 5 - Page 12

FEATURED CONTRIBUTORS IN THIS ISSUE OF CURRENT PEDORTHICS Tanya Rivers, C.Ped Tanya Rivers is an Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. Tanya is a Certified Pedorthist with strong entrepreneur and professional abilities skilled in Diabetes, Customer Service, Wound Care, Sales, and Medical Devices. PFA Research Project Conducted by Warren D. Smith, Sevak Estepanian, Douglas Thomas, and Robert Sobel PFA responded to the Membership’s desire for research that would have direct relevance to daily practice. This is a first glimpse at research that PFA has partnered with California State University at Sacramento to conduct. Tara A. Mina, C.Ped, RYT Tara Evans Mina is a Certified Pedorthist and co-founder of Comfort Shoes by SpringsMed of Bonita Springs, Fl. She has been in the foot care industry for over a decade. Her clinical experience has specifically concentrated on the prevention and healing of diabetic wounds. She is a liaison between her patients, physicians and products. Tara is also a Licensed Nail Technician & Certified Yoga Instructor with special interest in alignment and foot health. 10 Pedorthic Footcare Association www.pedorthics.org