BI-ISIG Moving Ahead NewsletterBI-ISIG NEWS


This semi-annual newsletter of the ACRM BI-ISIG, reports the news, updates, progress, and opportunities that spring from the group’s many task forces and dedicated members.



Call for Stories

We are currently seeking stories and professional updates to be included in the upcoming spring volume of Moving Ahead. We would like to feature individual accomplishments and interesting collaborations of our membership, in addition to any stories which focus on the practice of brain injury rehabilitation and research. Information should benefit the well-being of consumers, professionals, and society at large.

You can play a valuable part in making the next issue electrifying; whether you share a story or ask us to follow up on an idea, your input can make a real difference and will definitely be noted by our readership. Kindly email suggestions, text, and/or your photos, by 31 January 2018 to Moving Ahead Editor, Dr. Kristine Kingsley.


Join the Media Committee

We are always looking for dynamic, enthusiastic members to join the BI-ISIG Media Committee. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about the scope and membership of our special interest group. For more information you can email or call Dr. Kingsley at +


New Chair Appointed to Mild TBI Task Force

The BI-ISIG Executive Committee is excited to announce the appointment of a new task force chair for the Mild TBI Task Force, Dr. Noah Silverberg. Dr. Silverberg, who is American Board Certified in clinical neuropsychology, is currently working at the Acquired Brain Injury Program, at the G.F. Strong Rehab Centre; he is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Silverberg has an extensive background in clinical, research, and knowledge translation with mild traumatic brain injury in civilian trauma, sports, and military settings.

Learn more & get involved >>


Memories from ACRM Annual Conference ATLANTA 2017

Slideshow of BI-ISIG members


2018 Call for Brain Injury Proposals

Call for Brain Injury Proposals

The Program Committee invites proposals focused on research evidence and its translation into clinical practice for presentation at the ACRM 2018 Annual Conference in Dallas.

See Guidelines & Submit >>



Two ACRM Members Receive BIAA Awards

Congratulations to two BI-ISIG members recognized this year by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) for their outstanding contributions to the field. They are:

Tessa Hart


TESSA HART, PhD, recipient of the William Fields Caveness Award

Institute Scientist
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Secretary, ACRM  BI-ISIG

Dr. Hart is also a featured speaker at this year's ACRM Annual Conference in Atlanta where she and her colleagues will present:

  • SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: Defining Rehabilitation Treatments: Implications for Clinical Training, Treatment Planning, and Interdisciplinary Communication Learn More >>
  • Traumatic Brain Injury as a Chronic Health Condition: Long-Term Functional Change and Associated Comorbidities Learn More >>


Alan Weintraub


ALAN WEINTRAUB, MD, recipient of the Sheldon Berrol, MD Clinical Service Award

Medical Director
Brain Injury Program, Craig Hospital
Treasurer, ACRM BI-ISIG