The 2017 Apple Award is being awarded to Philip Popovich, PhD for his paper titled “Gut Dysbiosis impairs recovery after spinal cord injury.” The Apple Award is for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation literature. Details here
Sara Kate Frye, MS OTR/L ATP, of University of Maryland Rehab Institute and Meegan Van Straaten, PT, MSPH, of the Mayo Clinic will each receive the 2017 Neilsen Foundation Allied Health Professional Research Award. Read More.
ASIA has joined forces with the Coalition To Preserve Rehabilitation and other organizations by signing a letter of support for legislation to repeal the Medicare therapy caps. The move follows a bill to end Medicare therapy caps that has been re-introduced in both houses of congress. (Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 (H.R. 807 and S. 253) Read the CPR Letter to congress