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Margaret Nosek imageDr. Margaret Ann Nosek (Peg), a world-renowned social activist, advocate for people (especially for women) with disabilities, a staunch defender of human rights, and a beloved member of ACRM passed away in Houston, Texas on 21 November. Dr. Nosek was a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston for 36 years. She worked closely with Justin W. Dart, Jr., in the 1980’s to lay the foundation for and vigorously support passage of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990 and received the Americans with Disabilities Act Award for her contributions.

A memorial service will be held over Zoom on Saturday, 12 December at 2:00 PM EST in celebration of the life of our beloved colleague and friend, Dr. Margaret A. (Peg) Nosek. If you would like to attend the celebration, please email her brother, Tom Nosek, at After music and readings by Rev. Christine Robinson, the mic will open to anyone who would like to say a few words about Peg, so please let Tom know if you wish to speak. Read More >>