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    Meet us in Atlanta! ACRM Conference Fall 2017

    THUR 26 OCT  7:00 AM – 8:00 AM:  Military and Veterans Networking Group Meeting     REGISTERED YET?

    This is your opportunity to get involved with the NEW ACRM Military / Veterans Affairs Networking Group (MVANG) at the ground-floor. Help identify the critical rehabilitation issues this group will address, recruit colleagues in the field, or step into a leadership role as chair of a task force.

    The new ACRM Military / Veterans Affairs Networking Group offers networking opportunities between non-government ACRM members and VA personnel, and functions as an advisory group to the ACRM Board of Governors and CEO to maximize VA participation in ACRM.  Please contact the networking group co-chairs to learn more and get involved.


    NONSTOP Content for Military/VA Rehabilitation

    Check out the exciting program of NONSTOP content specifically for rehabilitation professionals serving military and VA populations. It's all coming to the ACRM Annual Conference.

    Click to View the NONSTOP Content for Military/VA coming to the ACRM Annual Conference


    REGISTER ONLINE HERE or Register by Phone: +1.703.435.5335
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    *Although significant changes are not anticipated, all schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.

    MVANG NEWS

    Linda Resnik

    Linda Resnik

    Linda Resnik Receives Paul B. Magnuson Award

    ACRM member, Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, received the prestigious Paul B. Magnuson Award in recognition of her extraordinary commitment to veterans with limb loss, contributions to the design and evaluation of prosthetic devices and controls, and her pioneering developments in the measurement and evaluation of rehabilitation care delivery. It is the highest honor awarded by the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D) service and will be presented at the ACRM Annual Conference Awards Gala on 27 October 2017 in Atlanta.

    Dr. Resnik is a research career scientist with the Providence VA Medical Center in Rhode Island and an active member of the ACRM Military/VA Networking Group.


    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

     

    Joel ScholtenCo-Chair:  Joel D. Scholten, MD
    Washington DC VA Medical Center
    Risa Nakase-RichardsonCo-Chair:  Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD, FACRM
    James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
    Secretary:  Linda M. Picon, MCD, CCC-SLP
    Veterans Health Administration

     

    One of the most valuable benefits of ACRM membership is the opportunity to participate in the many interdisciplinary special interest groups (ISIG) and networking groups.

    Click the JOIN NOW button to learn more or contact Member Services at +1.703.435.5335 for personal assistance.

     

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    TASK FORCES

    Community Re-Integration Task Force

    Co-Chair: Christina (Tina) Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD
    Co-Chair: Gail Powell-Cope, PhD

     

    Novel Research Methods Task Force

    Chair: Maheen Mausoof Adamson, PhD

    Join us for the task force's inaugural meeting!

    • Date: Monday, 21 August
    • Time: 11:00 am EDT
    • Meeting Room:
      • US/Canada: +1.888.387.8686
      • International: +1.720.259.0759 (Call-in toll number )
    • Guest Passcode: 395121#

    Agenda will be send separately from Dr. Adamson

     


    MVNG 2016 POSTER AWARD WINNERS

    Congratulations to the 2016 Military and Veterans Affairs Networking Group Poster Award winners! These posters were displayed at the ACRM 93rd Annual Conference in Chicago.

     

    Best Poster Award

    Leah Gause, PsyD
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System

     

    Early Career Poster Award

    Marc Silva
    James A. Haley Veterans Hospital