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2019 Outstanding Mentor Award


Claire Kalpakjian (left) Brooks Wingo (right)

The Early Career Networking Group is pleased to recognize Claire Z. Kalpakjian, PhD, MS, with the 2019 Early Career Outstanding Mentor Award. The award was presented to Dr. Kalpakjian (above-left) by Early Career Networking Group Chair, Brooks Wingo (above-right) at the ACRM 2019 Annual Conference in Chicago on 5 November.

Dr. Kalpakjian is Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan. A clinical and rehabilitation psychologist, her work focuses on improving the reproductive health care of women with disabilities by creating tools that enhance communication, knowledge, and decision making. Dr. Kalpakjian is also an editorial board member of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.