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ACRM Board of Governors

 

ACRM is led by members elected to serve on the board of governors. Supporting the board are volunteer standing committees as well as a business team led by the Chief Executive Officer.

Executive Committee

 

Pamela Roberts imagePRESIDENT
Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM
Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, CA
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Fofi ConstantinidouSECRETARY
Fofi Constantinidou, PhD, CCC-SLP, CBIS, FACRM, FASHA
Center for Applied Neuroscience, University of Cyprus
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner imagePRESIDENT-ELECT
Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD, CBIST, FACRM
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
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Michael Jones imageTREASURER
Michael Jones, PhD, FACRM
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA
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Deborah Backus imagePAST PRESIDENT
Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM
Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos MS Rehabilitation and Wellness Program at Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA
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Jon Lindberg, CEO, ACRMCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Jon Lindberg, MBA, CAE, Yale-GELP
ACRM
Reston, VA
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Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD, FACRMMEMBER-AT-LARGE
Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD, FACRM
James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
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Deirdre R. Dawson, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Deirdre R. Dawson, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON Canada
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Jeanne Zanca imageMEMBER-AT-LARGE
Jeanne M. Zanca, PhD, MPT, FACRM
Kessler Foundation
East Hanover, NJ
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Dawn NeumannMEMBER-AT-LARGE
Dawn Neumann, PhD, FACRM
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
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Virginia Mills imageMEMBER-AT-LARGE
Virginia Mills, MS, PT, CCM, Licensed NHA, FACRM
Wellesley, MA
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Brad Kurowski imageMEMBER-AT-LARGE EARLY CAREER
CO-CHAIR, PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Brad Kurowski, MD, MS, FACRM
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH
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Christina PapadimitriouMEMBER-AT-LARGE INTERNATIONAL
Christina Papadimitriou, PhD

Oakland University
Rochester, MI 
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Ceren Yarar-Fisher imageEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Ceren Yarar-Fisher, PT, PhD
Chair, Spinal Cord Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (SCI-ISIG)
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
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Leighton Chan, ACRM Board of Governors, Ex-Officio MemberEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Leighton Chan, MD, MPH, FACRM
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Dr. Chan is serving in his personal capacity
Bethesda, MD
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Mark KovicEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Mark Kovic, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Chair, Stroke Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group
Midwestern University
Downers Grove, IL
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Allen Heinemann imageEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP (RP), FACRM
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
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Kristen Dams-O'ConnorEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Kristen Dams-O’Connor, PhD
Chair, Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG)
Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center
New York, NY
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Jeffrey Basford, MD, PhD, FACRMEX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Jeffrey R. Basford, MD, PhD, FACRM

Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Rehabilitation Research & Clinical Translation
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN