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John Stanley Coulter Award ACRM Award

John Stanley Coulter Award

2018 Award Recipient


Mark Nash received the ACRM 2018 John Stanley Coulter Award

ACRM is pleased to honor Mark S. Nash, PhD, FACSM, with the 2018 John Stanley Coulter Award. Dr. Nash will present the award plenary, Disparities of Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment and Intervention in Persons with Disabilities: At the Fork in the Road? during the ACRM 2018 Annual Conference in Dallas.

Dr. Nash is a tenured Professor of Neurological Surgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Founding Principal Investigator of Applied Physiology Research for the Miami Project, Director of Research in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Co-Director of the NIDILRR South Florida SCI Model System at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Nash is an ACSM Fellow and has published more than 125 scholarly manuscripts, monographs, and chapters. His research focus has addressed causes and interventions for cardiometabolic dysfunction after SCI, which has earned extensive support from the U.S. Departments of Education, Defense, and Health & Human Services, and the Craig Neilsen Foundation. He has delivered 250 worldwide lectures and keynotes, has been a grant reviewer for the NIH, CDC, DoD, DoE, and VA, and sits on Advisory Boards for six domestic and foreign nations. Many of his 45 mentored graduate students, national/ international in-service research trainees, and post-doctoral fellows, have gone on to professional prominence.

Dr. Nash is Chair of the Cardiometabolic Guideline Panel for the PVA-sponsored Consortium on Spinal Cord Medicine, Chair of Research & Awards for ASIA, and the current Chair of the International SCI Extended Data Set on Voluntary Exercise. He received the 2012 David Apple, MD Award from ASIA.