Edward Lowman Award

Edward Lowman Award

 

The Lowman Award was established in 1989 in honor of Edward Lowman, MD, who recognized the importance of multidisciplinary teams in rehabilitation. A nominee must be an ACRM member whose career reflects an energetic promotion of the spirit of interdisciplinary rehabilitation.

 

Amy Houtrow

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH

Congratulations 2017 AWARD RECIPIENT

ACRM is pleased to honor Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, with the 2017 Edward Lowman Award. Dr. Houtrow is chief of the Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, vice chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, director of the Spina Bifida Program and associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

 ABOUT AMY HOUTROW

Dr. Houtrow is a pediatric rehabilitation medicine physician at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC where she serves as Medical Director of the Rehabilitation Institute. She is Associate Professor of PM&R and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as Vice Chair for Quality, Vice Chair for Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and the Program Director of the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Houtrow received her MD from Michigan State University, completed combined residencies in Pediatrics and PM&R at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati, pursued her MPH in health policy at the University of Michigan, and graduated with distinction with her PhD in medical sociology from UCSF.   She has dedicated her career to improving the health and function of children with disabilities.  In addition to her clinical, programmatic and educational endeavors, Dr. Houtrow is a health services and outcomes researcher for children with disabilities.

 


AWARD REQUIREMENTS

  • Nominee must be someone whose career reflects an energetic promotion of the spirit of interdisciplinary rehabilitation
  • Nominee must be an ACRM Member

 

NOMINATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Nomination letter must include nominee contact information  (name, email address, phone number)
  • NIH biosketch or CV for nominee
  • Statement of qualifications describing why the positions and activities outlined in the biosketch or CV qualify the nominee for a particular honor (maximum 500 words)
  • Your name and contact information, including email

 

SUBMITTING A NOMINATION

Nomination instructions and deadlines

Submit a nomination to the Awards Committee by emailing Terri Compos, Community Relations Manager.

 


AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

2017

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH

2002

Dale Strasser, MD
Judith Falconer, PhD

2016

Allen W. Brown, MD

2001

James F. Malec, PhD LP, ABPP-CNRp, FACRM

2015

Hubert Vuagnat, MD

2000

James F. Malec, PhD, LP, ABPP-CNRp, FACRM

2014

No award given

1999

Jacquelin Perry, MD

2013

Elliot Roth, MD

1998

Marcus J. Fuhrer, PhD

2012

Jeffrey Basford, MD

1997

John L. Melvin, MD, FACRM

2011

Gale Whiteneck, PhD, FACRM

1996

Robert Hogan, MS

2010

Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD, FACRM

1995

Theodore Cole, MD, FACRM

2009

No award given

1994

R. Edward Carter, MD

2008

James A. Sliwa, DO

1993

Justus F. Lehmann, MD, PhD

2007

No award given

1992

Rex H. Newton, MD

2006

Henry Betts, MD, FACRM

1991

Lauro Halstead, MD, MPH

2005

No award given

1990

June S. Rothberg, PhD, RN

2004

No award given

1989

Wilbert E. Fordyce, PhD

2003

Martin Grabois, MD, FACRM