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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

    ACRM Annual ConferenceProgress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR#2017)
    CORE: 25 - 28 OCT 2018 // HILTON ATLANTA, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE 23 - 25 OCT

    REGISTER ONLINE HERE or Register by Phone: +1.703.435.5335
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    *For the latest programming info, schedule, session and faculty details, and room locations, please see the Searchable Online Program & Scheduler and/or the ACRM App.  Although significant changes are not anticipated, the schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.


    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.



    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.





    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 sent separately from Dr. Adamson


    The ACRM Novel Research Methods Task Force focuses on bringing together Veteran and Military research groups from various research backgrounds, such as those that utilize either qualitative and quantitative assessment methodologies. Members contribute to ACRM conference, develop workshops and other products of interest and provide networking opportunities for researchers from diverse backgrounds.



    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