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ACRM Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Networking Group

CIRMNG Executive Committee

 

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB

CHAIR

Research Scientist and Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
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Marianne H. Mortera, PhD, OTR/L

Marianne H. Mortera, PhD, OTR/L

CO-CHAIR

Adjunct faculty, Occupational Therapy
New York University and Long Island University
Independent healthcare provider and consultant, Therapeutic Resources
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Nicole Sasson, MD

Nicole Sasson, MD

CO-CHAIR

Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service Veterans Affairs,
New York Harbor Health Care System
Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University School of Medicine, Rusk Institute
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Ariana Vora, MD

Ariana Vora, MD

CO-CHAIR

Staff Physiatrist
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
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Patricia C. Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

Patricia C. Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

CHAIR-ELECT & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation School of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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Sophia Chan, DPT, MAOM, Lic Ac, ATC, CSCS, MS-III

SECRETARY

Osteopathic Medical Student
University of New England

Allan Tyson, MA

Allan Tyson, MA

CONSUMER REPRESENTATIVE

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Jacqueline Anne Tibbett, PhD, LMT

Jacqueline Anne Tibbett, PhD, LMT

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Postdoctoral Associate, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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Philip R. Appel, PhD, FASCH

Philip R. Appel, PhD, FASCH

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Director, Psychological and Neuropsychological Services
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Shilpa Krishnan, PhD, PT

Shilpa Krishnan, PhD, PT

EARLY CAREER NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy
Emory University School of Medicine
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Xiaolei Hu, MD, PhD

Xiaolei Hu, MD, PhD

INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Physiatrist, Neuroscientist, Department of NeuroRehabilitation
NUS University Hospital of Northern Sweden
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Open Position

FAMILY LIAISON OFFICER

Please contact CIRMG Chair, Sonya Kim or Chair-Elect, Patricia Heyn to inquire about serving in this role.

LEADERSHIP EXPERTISE IN CIRM

  • Sonya Kim, Chair – Board Certified in Biofeedback
  • Patricia Heyn, Chair-Elect – Multisensory therapy, neurocognitive exercise and rhythmic movement, and diet for brain health (green tea/EGCG)
  • Nicole Sasson, Co-Chair – New York State Certified Acupuncturist
  • Ariana Vora, Co-Chair – Certified in Ayurveda and Acupuncture; certified in American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine
  • Allan Tyson, Consumer Representative – Guide and trainer for athletes with disabilities, Achilles International
  • Carmen E. Capo-Lugo, Task Force Co-Chair – As a researcher, focuses on the use of medicinal arts rooted and developed in the African diaspora as a tool to enhance health and improve physical function.
  • Jacqueline Tibbett, Member-at-Large – Licensed Massage Therapist and PhD in Physiology.