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.