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Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award ACRM Award

Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award



Alex Wong received the ACRM 2019 Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award


The ACRM Awards Committee is pleased to honor Alex W.K. Wong, PhD, DPhil with the 2019 Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award in recognition of his early career accomplishments reflective of the spirit of interdisciplinary rehabilitation. Dr. Wong is an assistant professor of occupational therapy and neurology at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wong will present the Deborah L. Wilkerson Award Oral Presentation during the ACRM 2019 Annual Conference in Chicago. The Award presentation will be made during the opening assemby on Wednesday, 6 November in the International Ballroom preceding the plenary presentation.



Mobile Rehabilitation for Daily Life Participation after Stroke
6 Nov // Room Williford B, 3rd Floor

The application of mobile health (mHealth) to obtain data pertinent to disease diagnosis, prevention, and management makes it possible to monitor and provide interventions for persons with physical and neurological disabilities. The author will discuss using mHealth to advance the precise measurement of processes and outcomes in stroke rehabilitation. In particular, he will share research: (1) examining the feasibility and validity of smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to assess daily functioning and other behavioral factors in adults after stroke, and (2) examining real-time relationships between self-appraised performance in daily activities and post-stroke symptoms. Read More

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