The 2018 Vogel Award Recipient is Dr. Joanne Baerg for a paper titled “Cervical spine imaging for young children with inflicted trauma: Expanding the injury pattern”. The paper appeared in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery in May, 2017.
Co-author Rosemary Vannix traveled to Rochester to accept the award during the 2018 Scientific Meeting. Additional co-authors include Arul S. Thirumoorthi, Asma Taha, Amy Young and Alexander Zouros.
Dr. Baerg is a Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University and a Pediatric Surgeon at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She graduated from University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine in 1990 and has been in practice for 28 years.
The Vogel Award is given for the best paper by a clinician or researcher involved in pediatric SCI rehabilitation in the preceding calendar year. The award honors Lawrence C. Vogel, MD, a recognized world expert on SCI in children. For the past 30 years, Dr. Vogel has served as the Medical Director of the SCI Program at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago. He is a past president of ASIA.
Previous Recipients of the Vogel Award:
|2017||John Shin||New York, NY|
|2016||Alicia January, PhD||Chicago, IL|
|2015||Feng Tian, PhD|