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.
Deadline Extended to February 1, 2019
The ASIA Awards Committee requests nominations for the 2019 Apple Award and Vogel Award. The Apple Award is for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation research. The Vogel Award is given for best paper by a clinician or researcher involved in pediatric SCI rehabilitation in the preceding calendar year. Submit nominations along with a copy of the article being nominated to Patty Duncan email@example.com
Complete and return all applications to Patty Duncan firstname.lastname@example.org
by February 5, 2019
Join us in Hawaii for the ASIA 2019 Scientific Meeting “SCI Summit” Registration is Open.
Book your hotel room and air travel now! Complete conference information can be found online here in the Mobile Meeting Guide.
Check out the new CDC blog post written by ASIA Advocacy Committee Chair Matt Davis. The title of the post is “Unintended Consequences for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury” https://blogs-origin.cdc.gov/safehealthcare/unintended-consequences-for-patients-with-spinal-cord-injury/