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Women in Neurodegenerative Disease Rehabilitation
Science Award

 

2019 RECIPIENT
PAST RECIPIENTS
AWARD CRITERIA
HOW TO NOMINATE

 

This award is given by the ACRM Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group (NDNG) to acknowledge world-class rehabilitation research conducted by a female scientist in the rehabilitation research field of multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s, dementia, Alzheimer’s or related neurodegenerative disease.

2019 RECIPIENT

Sandra Kletzel imagePlease join us in congratulating Sandra L. Kletzel, PhD, the recipient of the 2019 Women in Neurodegenerative Disease Rehabilitation Science Award. Dr. Kletzel is an early career investigator at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital focused on developing neuroscience-based cognitive rehabilitation treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

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PAST RECIPIENTS

2019: Sandra Kletzel, PhD
2018: Sonya Kim, PhD
2017: Pamela W. Duncan, PhD, FAPTA, FAHA

 

AWARD CRITERIA

  1. Candidate must be female
  2. Candidate must be a current ACRM member
  3. Candidate must currently be or previously have been a Principal Investigator (or Co-Principal) on at least 1 research grant/project involving research with persons who are living with Neurodegenerative-related disease
  4. Candidate must have 2 or more peer-reviewed neurodegenerative-related publications as First or Senior author
  5. Candidate may self-nominate, or be nominated

The award consists of a certificate presented to the honoree during the Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group Business Meeting at the ACRM Annual Conference.

 

NOMINATIONS PACKAGE MUST INCLUDE:

  • A statement of no more than 500 words outlining the nominee’s accomplishments in Neurodegenerative Disease rehabilitation research. Although not an eligibility criterion, description of any service to the ACRM or any other professional organization representing Neurodegenerative Disease should be included in the statement.
  • Nominee’s CV
  • Two letters of support outlining the nominee’s accomplishments in Neurodegenerative Disease rehabilitation research.
  • Candidate’s best peer-reviewed publication related to ND.
  • Name and email of the person making the nomination

 

HOW TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION

  • Compile all required documents into one PDF and email the nomination to Michele York, Chair, NDNG Awards Task Force, by 1 March.