Call for Nominations! Submission Deadline: January 30, 2017
The Apple Award is for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation research. This annual prize is given at the ASIA meeting, for the best published paper by a clinician or researcher in the preceding calendar year. Nominations will be accepted from the field for articles which address clinical or basic science research in spinal cord medicine.
The recipient will: register for and attend the ASIA meeting at which the award will be presented, with an option to present the winning article as a poster; and attend the annual Research Day at Shepherd Center to present a talk based on the winning paper. The award includes a cash prize, complimentary ASIA registration, expenses to attend the ASIA meeting up to a maximum of $1,000 (North America) or $2,000 (outside North America), customary expenses to travel to Shepherd Center Research Day, and an engraved crystal award.
Rules and Eligibility
No self-nominations will be accepted. Nominees do not have to be members of ASIA. The following individuals are not eligible for the Apple and Vogel Awards: ASIA President, President-Elect, Past President, Research and Awards Committee Chair and Vice Chair.
How to Apply
Submit nominations, along with a copy of the article being nominated, to Patty Duncan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Apple Award for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation literature is named in honor of David F. Apple, Jr., MD, founding member and past-president of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). The award is a collaboration of three entities that have been critically important to Dr. Apple during his long career in orthopaedic surgery at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as founding medical director for 30 years. Dr. Apple is currently emeritus medical director of the journal “Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation” of which he was editor in chief from 1994-2011.
Previous Recipients of the Apple Award:
|2015||Meegan G. Van Straaten, PT, MSPH
|2014||Jacquelyn J. Cragg, MPH
Vancouver, BC, Canada
|2013||Ralph J. Marino, M.D.
|2012||Mark S. Nash, Ph.D.
|2011||Christopher D. Pritchard, Ph.D.
|2010||Anthony F. DiMarco, M.D.
|2009||James S. Krause, Ph.D.
|2008||Christopher Patrick Smith, M.D.
|2007||Mary Jane Mulcahey, Ph.D.