New Fellowship Award!
The Anthony F. DiMarco MD Fellowship Award is an annual award of $750.00 given to a clinical resident or fellow in training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the goal of fostering research in spinal cord injury, engaging individuals in training and enhancing membership in ASIA. Submitted abstracts will be forwarded to the Awards Committee for final award selection. The Recipient of this award will be notified ahead of the annual meeting so he/she can prepare an oral presentation for the conference. For the purposes of this award, a research project may include basic research, translational research, human neuroscience research, research in secondary complications, clinical trials research, engineering research, imaging or case studies in all areas of spinal cord injury.
Dr. DiMarco is a Professor of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiology and Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University. For more than two decades, Dr. DiMarco has been a leader in researching the restoration of respiratory muscle function in persons with spinal cord injury. He has received more than $17 million in funding as a Principal Investigator by the National Institutes of Health and the Food & Drug Administration over the past 25 years. Dr. DiMarco holds nine patents on new technology to restore respiratory muscle function in spinal cord injury.
Award Rules and Eligibility
Submission deadline for this special call for abstracts will be Midnight on Friday, October 17, 2018. The applicant must be an ASIA member (including trainee membership $50/ year). Please submit all abstracts to the ASIA office firstname.lastname@example.org
After reviewing all submitted abstracts, the Awards Committee will determine and notify the winner. The award includes a cash prize and award, with a presentation at the annual meeting required.
Please keep your abstract to a character limit of 3300 (with spaces) for the body of the abstract/course, which roughly translates to 300 words.
If you have any questions about this award or your submission, please email Patty Duncan email@example.com