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.
The 2020 Sell Lecture will be presented during the Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, May 2020 by Miguel Nicolelis, MD, PhD. The G. Heiner Sell Lectureship was inaugurated in 1982, following the untimely death of Dr. Sell the previous year. Dr. Nicolelis is the Duke School of Medicine Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at Duke University, Professor of Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology and Neuroscience, and founder of Duke’s Center for Neuroengineering. Read more here
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Phyllis Palma. Phyllis passed away on September 19. Phyllis was a valued member of the ASIA Rehab Standards Committee and the Steel (Pediatric) Committee.