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ACRM Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Networking Group

CIRMNG Executive Committee

 

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB, FACRM

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB, FACRM

CHAIR & PROGRAM COMMITTEE LIAISON (FOUNDING CHAIR)

Research Scientist and Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
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Julie Faieta, PhD, MOT, OTR/L

Julie Faieta, PhD, MOT, OTR/L

CHAIR-ELECT

Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh

Joan van Rotterdam, B Sc, Grad Dip, MS, PhD

Joan van Rotterdam, B Sc, Grad Dip, MS, PhD

SECRETARY

Chiropractor/Researcher
University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
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Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

FOUNDING MEMBER

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation School of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusExit Visual Builder
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Allan Tyson, MA

Allan Tyson, MA

CONSUMER REPRESENTATIVE & COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Peer Counselor
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation
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Mary Lou Galantino, PT, MS, PhD, MSCE, FNP, FAPTA

Mary Lou Galantino, PT, MS, PhD, MSCE, FNP, FAPTA

MEMBER AT LARGE

Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy and Holistic Health Minor Coordinator
School of Health Sciences, Stockton University
Adjunct Scholar and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Megan Carey Vaughan, SLPD, CBIS, CTP

Megan Carey Vaughan, SLPD, CBIS, CTP

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Speech-Language Pathologist
Affiliation: Central Virginia Veterans Affairs Health Care Systems
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Reza Ehsanian, MD, PhD

Reza Ehsanian, MD, PhD

CAREER DEVELOPMENT NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Rehabilitation Research Center (RRC)
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

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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Matt Erb, PT

Matt Erb, PT

SOCIAL MEDIA & WEBINAR OFFICER

Founder, Embody Your Mind
Faculty, Center for Mind-Body Medicine
Integrative Physiotherapist, Simons Physical Therapy

Pey-Shan Wen, OTR/L, PhD

Pey-Shan Wen, OTR/L, PhD

WEBINAR PRODUCTION OFFICER and WEBINAR OFFICER

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

Marianne H. Mortera, PhD, OTR/L

Marianne H. Mortera, PhD, OTR/L

PAST CO-CHAIR

Visiting Assistant Professor 
New York University
NYU Steinhardt
Department of Occupational Therapy
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Nicole Sasson, MD

Nicole Sasson, MD

PAST CO-CHAIR

Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service Veterans Affairs,
New York Harbor Health Care System
Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University School of Medicine, Rusk Institute
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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.
  • William Reed, Task Force Co-Chair – Manual medicine