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Community Re-Integration Task Force




Thank you for being a part of the MVANG Community Re-Integration 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 MVANG Community Re-Integration Task Force Meeting  

Join us this month to discuss the 2022 ACRM Annual Conference, Task Force updates, and new projects. We welcome your participation.

Save the date! This group meets quarterly on the third Monday of the month.


DATE: MONDAY, 19 September
TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern


  • Connecting military, veteran and civilian researchers who study community reintegration
    • Participation in community life: employment or other productive activity, such as volunteering, work, or school; independent living; and social relationships and activities.
    • Members contribute to dissemination products, e.g., ACRM conference symposia, workshops, fact sheets, manuscripts.
  • We welcome researchers from academia, private institutions, government (DOD, VA)
  • Open-membership task force – We encourage members to invite colleagues’ participation.



Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP

Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP


Cognosante Contract Employee
Supporting the Defense Health Agency

Rocío S. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP

Rocío S. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP


Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Speech-Language Pathology Program, School of Health Professions
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

2021 GOALS

  • Submit two to three symposia to 2021 ACRM conference and one to two posters
  • Enhance collaboration and engagement among members
  • Develop sub-groups by interest/identified gaps as possible
  • Recruit new members using ACRM incentives
  • Collaborate Across Communities (Communications, Chronic Pain, BI-ISIG)


  • Recruited Dr. Rocio Norman as co-chair October 2019
  • Submitted 8 posters, 2 educational sessions and one symposium to be presented at ACRM 2020 Annual Conference
  • Enhanced collaboration and engagement among members with email communication during pandemic




  • Systematic review: Influence of the physical environment on community reintegration for veterans and service members using the ICF as a framework.