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Communications Task Force


This task force gathers important announcements and information relevant to career development in the rehabilitation field and disseminates them through social media, eblasts, ACRM and CDNG newsletters, and the website. This includes information on:

  • Grant resources and grant writing
  • Job interviewing tips
  • Work/ life balance
  • Tips for promotion and tenure
  • Getting started with research
  • Initiating collaborations
  • Finding good mentors
    … and more!

This task force also develops communications to help promote ACRM, inform CDNG members about opportunities to collaborate and connect across ACRM communities, and recruit members.

Dr. Laura Excell and Dr. Minda Markle, Co-Chairs of the CDNG Communications Task Force invited members of the Career Development Networking Group to share their ideas and suggestions at their Communications Task Force meeting. The goal of the TF meetings is to collaborate with other members of the Networking Group in developing effective and innovative communication strategies to benefit all members of the CDNG.

Contact: Dr. Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP

Contact: Dr. Laura Excell, PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC



To learn more about the work of this task force and ways to get involved, please reach out to the task force leadership.



Thank you for being a part of the CDNG Communications Task Force! We love that the ACRM attracts the most passionate interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation pros from around the world. What an honor to collaborate with such driven individuals. We hope to meet with you at our upcoming networking group meeting to discuss current projects and opportunities for contribution and collaboration.

ACRM CDNG Communications Task Force Meeting

Join us this month to discuss the 2024 ACRM Annual Conference, Task Force updates, and new projects. We welcome your participation.

Save the date! This group meets the first Monday of the month.


DATE: Quarterly, First Monday of the Month
TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern

Meeting ID: 822 2355 0530
Passcode: 569409

We hope to see you there!



Pey-Shan Wen, PhD, MHS, OTR/L

Pey-Shan Wen, PhD, MHS, OTR/L


Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions
Georgia State University

Laura Excell,  PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC

Laura Excell, PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC

Past Chair

Clinical Psychologist, Nurse Practitioner,
Nurse Herbalist
CEO, Innerworking

Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP

Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP

Past Chair

Licensed Psychologist/Neuropsychologist
Board Certified, Rehabilitation Psychology



  • N. Erkut Kucukboyaci, PhD
  • Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD
  • Alison Cogan, PhD, OTR/L
  • Dawn Neumann, PhD