We want to hear from you! The development team requests feedback for the new website SCITrialsFinder.net . Please note that the website is currently focused on improving the user experience for individuals with SCI. In the future we will be working towards functionality to assist scientists and other stakeholders involved with SCI clinical trials. SCITrialsFinder.net will also present an analysis of it’s progress at ASIA 2020. We’ll be looking for your input there to continue to enhance SCITrialsFinder.net as a useful tool for the SCI Community. Send comments and suggestions to: feedback@SCITrialsFinder.net
The ASIA Awards Committee requests nominations for the 2020 Apple Award and Vogel Award
The Apple Award is for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation research. This annual prize is given 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 Apple Award is named in honor of David F. Apple, Jr., MD, founding member and past president of the American Spinal Injury Association. Apple Award details here.
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 Vogel Award honors Lawrence C. Vogel, M.D., a recognized world expert on SCI in children. For 30 years, Dr. Vogel has served as Medical Director of the SCI Program at Shriners Hospitals for children in Chicago and is a past-president of ASIA. Vogel Award details here.
Submit your nomination, along with a copy of the article being nominated, to the ASIA office firstname.lastname@example.org by December 5, 2019.
Diana D. Cardenas MD, MHA has been chosen to be the ASIA 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Dr. Cardenas is a physiatrist with an academic career of more than 40 years and a clinical, teaching, administrative, and research career primarily focused on spinal cord injury. She will receive the award at the 2020 Annual Scientific meeting in New Orleans, May 2-6. Read more here about Dr. Cardenas and the Lifetime Achievement award.