Sophia is currently studying POP at Eastern Michigan University. With a background in biomechanics, kinesiology and sports science, Sophia found that a future in prosthetics and orthotics could offer her more flexibility to pursue what she loved – movement, health and building. Once she shadowed a POP professional, she was hooked. Sophia likes the amount of thought and consideration that goes into creating the designs for a patient. As a graduate assistant, she gets to work with patient models, shadow at hospitals and develop a network of POP mentors in the program. Sophia appreciates the structure of the POP learning environment and never feels weird carrying a prosthetic leg around campus.