Submission Deadline – August 15! The Allied Health Professional Research Award of ASIA is to encourage clinicians with an interest but limited experience in research to be mentored by an experienced researcher to develop a study from proposal to completion. Click here for criteria and submission details.
Submission Deadline: September 10, 2019 at 11:59:59 pm ET
The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) invites Researchers, Clinicians, and other SCI Professionals to submit Abstracts for Oral, Poster/Short Talk Presentations, and Courses to be presented at the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, May 3-6 in New Orleans. Begin the Submissions Process Here
The 2019 revision of the International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI) was recently released at ASIA’s Honolulu meeting.
Click here to learn more about the changes …..
Congratulations to the 2019 Fellows of the American Spinal Injury Association who were announced and honored during the SCI Summit, April 5, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Fellowship in the American Spinal Injury Association (FASIA) is bestowed by the Board of Directors in recognition of distinguished accomplishments within the fields of spinal cord injury research, clinical practice, education and advocacy, and for a longstanding active membership of service to the society. Read more here.
The 2019 Vogel Award Recipient is Dr. Peter New for a paper “A narrative review of paediatric non-traumatic spinal cord dysfunction.” The Vogel Award is given for the best paper by a clinician or researcher involved in pediatric SCI rehabilitation in the preceding calendar year. Read more about Dr. Peter New and the Vogel award here.
Morgan Callahan, MD and Rachel Cowan, PhD are recipients of ASIA’s 2019 Apple Award. Their paper titled “Relationship of Fitness and Wheelchair Mobility With Encounters, Avoidances, and Perception of Environmental Barriers Among Manual Wheelchair Users With Spinal Cord Injury” appears in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in October, 2018. The Apple Award for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation literature is presented annually during the ASIA annual scientific meeting in recognition of the best published paper by a clinician or researcher in the preceding calendar year
Join us April 2-5 for State of the Science (SOS) courses on Neuroimaging,
Clinical Implementation, and Spinal Cord Learning. The Hawaiian location offers unique excursions and experiences for attendees and families. The program includes longer breaks of 2 to 3 hours at different times each day to allow for time to be spent exploring the area and enjoying all that Waikiki has to offer! Complete conference information is here in the online meeting guide.
Jacob G. Long, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS, a physical therapist at the Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, Mississippi has been named the 2019 Neilsen-ASIA Research Award recipient. Mr. Long will receive $25,000 to fund his study, “Does the speed of robotic leg movements during tilt-table verticalization affect orthostatic hypotension in persons with subacute SCI?” He will receive his award during the 2019 SCI Summit in Hawaii. Read here about Dr. Long and the Neilsen Foundation Research Award.