Women in Neurodegenerative Disease Rehabilitation Science Award

Women in Neurodegenerative Disease Rehabilitation Science Award


The award is given 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 (ND).



  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.



  • 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



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