BI-ISIG AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP
ATTN: Early Career & Consumer Members
Consumer and Early Career members of the ACRM Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG): We are listening to your concerns and know how difficult it may be to obtain travel funds to attend ACRM events. Therefore, we invite you to apply for a travel scholarship to attend the ACRM 2018 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. FIVE Travel Scholarships valued at $700 each will be awarded.
Nominations due 24 AUG.
The Cantor Scholar Award is presented by the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG) to a BI-ISIG member in recognition of outstanding research that is judged to be a significant contribution to the field of brain injury rehabilitation. The award is named in honor of Dr. Joshua B. Cantor, who was well known for his research on life after TBI.
2018 AWARD RECIPIENT
The BI-ISIG Executive Committee is pleased to recognize Anthony H. Lequerica, PhD, with the 2018 Dr. Joshua B. Cantor Scholar Award. This award was established in honor of Joshua Cantor, former ACRM and BI-ISIG member. To be selected for this award is to be recognized as a professional whose work embodies the spirit of Dr. Cantor’s endeavors and achievements, which aimed to provide solace, meaning, and hope to individuals with TBI. It is clear from Dr. Lequerica’s accomplishments and his body of work, including past collaborations with Dr. Cantor, that he shares this vision. Read More >>
2017 POSTER AWARDS
Congratulations to the following winners of the BI-ISIG outstanding poster awards. These posters were presented during the ACRM 94th Annual Conference in Atlanta.
Early Career Award
This award is given to a researcher in the first 10 years of his or her career, who is first author of a poster in the area of brain injury exhibited at the annual conference and judged on its merits across several areas of topic relevance and importance, research methodology, coherence, writing quality, and overall presentation.
The 2017 Early Career Award winner is:
Exploring the Association Between Sleep and BMI in Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury
First Author: Racine Marcus Brown, PhD
James A. Haley Veterans Hospital Center of Innovation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research
David Strauss Memorial Poster Award
This award was created in 2004 in honor of David Strauss, PhD, a long-term BI-ISIG member, nationally recognized for his humanistic interests, vision, and teaching in post-acute TBI topics. This award is given to the primary author of a poster presentation at the annual conference judged as best reflecting Dr. Strauss’s areas of interest.
The 2017 David Strauss Memorial Poster Award winner is:
Prevalence of Depression and Anxiety Disorders Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Retrospective Cohort Study
First Author: Richard Delmonico
Chief of Neuropsychology, Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center
See YOUR name here next year!