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Introducing the CIRM-NG Newsletter

Introducing the CIRM-NG Newsletter

Introducing the CIRM-NG Newsletter   We are very excited to launch the first issue of the ACRM Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Networking Group (CIRM-NG) newsletter, which is a platform to promote communication and to share information related...

CIRM Research Award

Featured Researcher   The ACRM Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Networking Group is pleased to recognize Yi-Yuan Tang, PhD, with the 2021 CIRM Research Award. Dr. Tang is the Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of...

CIRM Consumer Members

Featured Consumer Members   Allan Tyson – Races for Recovery: Finish lines are never final!     Allan Tyson sustained a TBI on 13 October 2003. He is now a Peer Counselor for Rusk Rehabilitation’s Brain Injury Day Treatment Program...

CIRM Instructional Course

CIRM Instructional Course Learn how Alexander Technique Interventions Can Complement and Enhance Rehabilitation Research and Interdisciplinary Clinical Practice     In this 4- hour instructional course, Monika Gross, BFA, MAmSAT, MATI RSME and Rajal G....

CIRM Symposia

CIRM Symposia   The Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine focus area was well represented by symposia presenters at the ACRM 2021 VIRTUAL Annual Conference. Here are some highlights:   The Neural Basis of the Brain-Body Connection    ...

Special Symposium Yiyuan Tang

Special Symposium: Brain Mechanism & Clinical Applications of Mindfulness Meditation for Neuroplasticity & Neurorehabilitation     In this special symposium, the leading mindfulness meditation researcher in the world, Dr. Tang, Yi-Yuan, presented to...

Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program Workshop – ACRM 2021 Integrative Rehabilitation Research Mentoring & Career Development (DIRRMCD) Fellowshipfor early career researchers from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds     During this one-day workshop, funded by...

Research Presentations by R13 NCCIH Fellows

Research Presentations by R13 NCCIH Fellows The CIRM-NG  has been awarded an R13 by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), (Project Title: Evidence-based complementary integrative medicine: Cultivating diversity in research and clinical...

Poster Presentations & Award

Poster Presentations & Award   Congratulations to Joshua Baker, Yasser Salem and Hao Liu for receiving the Excellence in Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Poster Award for their poster, The Effect of Tai Chi on Sleep Quality: A Systematic...

CIRM-NG Task Force Updates

CIRM-NG Task Force Updates   Evidence-Based Guidelines Task Force Completed a large scoping review on integrative health and traumatic brain injury. Kim, S., Mortera, M., Wen, P., et al.  The Impact of Complementary and Integrative Medicine following Traumatic...

How to Join ACRM and CIRM-NG

How to Join   The opportunity to participate in more than 20 specialized interdisciplinary special interest groups (ISIG) and networking groups and to engage in their task forces, is one of the most valuable benefits of ACRM membership. Membership is available at...

Call for CIRM Proposals

ACRM 2022 Call for CIRM Proposals     The ACRM Annual Conferencereturns to Chicago in 2022 IN-PERSON + VIRTUAL   CORE CONFERENCE: 8 – 11 NOVPRE-CON: 6 – 8 NOV Do not miss: ACRM.org/2022 #ACRM2022   SAVE THE DATES & plan to present your evidence-based...
Message From the Chair: Thomas Bergquist

Message From the Chair: Thomas Bergquist

Message From the Chair: Thomas Bergquist   I am very honored and humbled to be the new chair of the Brain Injury – Interdisciplinary Special Interest group (BI-ISIG). I pride myself on being approachable, so right from the start I want to encourage everyone...

Letter From the Editor: Mary E. Russell

If 2021 needed to one-up 2020, it has certainly started off on full throttle! I am honored to be a part of the BI-ISIG executive committee as the Communications Chair.  I have a great team working with me who are able to help get Moving Ahead off the ground.  ACRM has...

BI-ISIG Task Force Research Awards

These awards are given to fund high-quality projects to be led by BI-ISIG Task Force members that will have a meaningful impact in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. Congratulations to the following recipients. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force Title:...

Members in the Spotlight

2021 Annual Conference Special Lecture Series We have an exciting line-up for #ACRM2021 and our special lectures are no exception! Attendees have access to these recorded sessions with CME/CEUs through March 2022. Didn’t attend the Conference? No problem! Buy...

2021 BI-ISIG Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients

Mentor-Match Program The inaugural BI-ISIG Mentoring Program, in collaboration with the Career Development Networking Group (formerly Early Career Networking Group), took place in 2020.  Participating Mentors and Mentees recently received evaluation surveys, and we...

BI-ISIG 2020-2021 Media Committee

Associate Editor Ghazala T. Saleem, EdD, MS, OTR/L is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science at University at Buffalo, State University of New York. She received her research doctorate in movement sciences from Teachers College, Columbia...

BI-ISIG 2020-2021 Executive Committee

CHAIR Thomas F. Bergquist, PhD, LP, ABPP, FACRMMayo Clinic College of MedicineDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationRochester, MNbergquist.thomas@mayo.edu CHAIR-ELECT Angelle M. Sander, PhDDivision of Clinical...
Letter from the Stroke ISIG Chair & Past Chair

Letter from the Stroke ISIG Chair & Past Chair

Letter from the Chair & Past Chair             Hello from the Stroke ISIG Chair & Past Chair! We hope all are well and staying safe in these unprecedented times! Despite the pandemic, the Stroke ISIG continues to be a strong community...