Brittany Stryker, BSHS’06, OTD’06, has been named the 2016 Alumni Merit Award (AMA) recipient for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. She was recognized with AMA recipients from other Creighton schools and colleges at the President’s Alumni Dinner on Sept. 16 during Homecoming 2016.
A 2006 Doctor of Occupational Therapy graduate, Stryker is a leader in the OT profession and an advocate for Creighton’s OT program and for children with orthopedic needs. Specializing in neuromuscular, idiopathic and congenital scoliosis, she is currently owner and practice manager for Orthopedic Motion, Inc., an orthotic and prosthetic practice serving every hospital in Las Vegas. Stryker is one of only four providers in the country certified in the LA Brace, one of the most innovative bracing systems, and is credentialed in the treatment of plagiocephaly, braciocephaly, scaphiocephaly and craniosynostosis.
Stryker leads a values-driven professional life and enriches the lives of those in her community. She founded KIDDOS (Kids in Dire Difficult Orthopedic Situations) to assist infants who have hip abduction. She has partnered with local fire departments and the Safe Kids Foundation to ensure infants are provided safe car seats, and she has served with Project MediShare for Haiti and Project SAVEarth.
Stryker values her Creighton education and goes above and beyond with her support. She sponsors rotation students, coordinates volunteer services with the OT program and provides scholarships for students through her foundation. In 2014, she and her husband, Adam, BSBA’03, created the Adam and Brittany Stryker Endowed Scholarship, the first fully endowed scholarship for Creighton occupational therapy students.
Stryker received the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Young Alumni Appreciation Award in 2010 and became a member of the SPAHP Alumni Advisory Board in 2013.
She lives in her hometown of Las Vegas, Nev., with her husband, their son, Parks, and newborn daughter, Perrin Rose.
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