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Our exceptional team of people is the real secret to our success.  Learn more about the individuals who comprise Dayton Artificial Limb.

Tracy Slemker, CPO FAAOP President and Founder

Tracy SlemkerTracy is a visionary problem solver whose desire to create solutions has led to the birth of multiple companies, including Dayton Artificial Limb Clinic, Prosthetic Design Inc., and Montgomery Motorsports Inc.

Tracy is a licensed and certified Orthotist/Prosthetist and has been caring for patients since 1987.  He was awarded “Practitioner of the year 1995 for Creativity” by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, the American Board for Certification, The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, and the Ohio chapter of The American Academy.  He also holds numerous U.S. patents, has authored several articles for publication, and has delivered dozens of professional presentations.

Beginning with the introduction of CAD/CAM and advanced materials into our field, Tracy has embraced new technologies and continues to facilitate their clinical and technical integration to improve the patient experience and outcome.  He has pioneered the creation of repeatable and reliable production processes and spurred many tooling and component advancements.

His passion for improvement is seemingly limitless.  He shares this energy not only with patients and staff, but also with the education community through NCOPE residents, engineering co-ops, MBA interns, and physical therapy students with an intense focus on learning efficiency, documentation, and process improvement.

Tracy enjoys bicycling, shooting, and motorcycle racing.  He lives in Clayton, Ohio with his wife of 25 years, four children, and four dogs.

 

Luci Busch, Senior Director of Clinical Services

Luci BuschLuci is a highly-credentialed licensed prosthetist who has worked in the industry since 1988 and has been with Dayton Artificial Limb since 1996.

She is a Registered Technician in Prosthetics (RTP), Board of Certification Prosthetist (BOC-P), American Board of Certification Prosthetist (CP), and Licensed Prosthetist (LP) through the State of Ohio Board of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Pedorthics.  She is a member of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics, and the National Association of Professional Women.  She is also the co-inventor of a U.S. patent for a method and associated system for recording and retrieving fabrication & fitting data associated with a prosthetic component.  And she was recognized by The National Association of Professional Women as the 2010-2011 Woman of the Year for excellence and dedication within her profession.

Since the late 1980s, Luci has witnessed the prosthetics industry transform from being a craft to becoming a modern engineered science utilizing computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, and modular components.  Her professional passion is to deliver personalized uncompromised service to every patient and to make every patient know that they are important to her.  She adds, “I am honored that physicians trust me to take care of their patients.  And I consider it a privilege to care for them.”

Luci lives in Clayton, Ohio with her dog Tres, a Jack Russell with a right rear amputation.  She has 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and a passion for nature, reading, & cooking.

 

Brad Poziembo, Licensed Prosthetist

Brad PoziemboBrad came to Dayton Artificial Limb in 2010 to complete his prosthetic residency and gain expertise with elevated vacuum technology. 

Brad received his undergraduate education from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor of science degree in Biology in 2005.  He then continued to complete an A.A.S. Prosthetic Technology degree in 2007 and an Orthotic Technology degree in 2008.  Brad completed his Orthotic Practitioner Program in 2009 at Northwestern University and began the Prosthetic Practitioner Program at Century College in 2010.

He originally chose to enter the field of prosthetics after meeting a volunteer prosthetist in Guatemala who explained the physical and mental challenges that amputees must overcome and how his job allowed him to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives.  Now Brad continues to be inspired by his own opportunity to interact with patients and directly affect their quality of life.

In his free time, Brad enjoys playing soccer, traveling, and studying horticulture.

 

 

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