Dr. Robert Huddler, Jr., who earned a doctor of physical therapy from Daemen College, received the college’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.
He is an experienced physical therapist and prosthetist with more than 25 years of experience as a practitioner and health care owner and manager. He is president of Advantage Prosthetics & Orthotics in Pikesville, Md., where he developed the Comprehensive Amputee Management Program to help facilitate patients’ transition from surgery to daily living.
A member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetics, Huddler serves as committee chair of the research division and is a peer reviewer for published journal articles. He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Huddler is a research fellow in prosthetics and orthotics and focuses his research on neuropathy and phantom leg pain and its impact on amputees.
He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in business with a specialty in healthcare administration from North Central University. He also holds certification as a prosthetist and orthotist and speaks nationally on topics related to his fields.
A Maryland native, Huddler resides in Westminster, Md.