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Award for Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Rehabilitation

 

CONGRATULATIONS 2021 RECIPIENT

 

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Congratulations to Julie Bernhardt, AM, FAAHMS, PhD, the 2021 recipient of the ACRM Award for Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Rehabilitation. This award lectureship recognizes outstanding clinical, intellectual, and service contributions in the area of stroke. Dr. Bernhardt is Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health in Victoria, Australia.

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AWARD DESCRIPTION

ACRM is dedicated to advancing post-acute care, advocacy, and scientific efforts for survivors of stroke and their families. This award recognizes a clinician or researcher (individual or group) (e.g., a care team, a research team, a clinical group) who has advanced the field through their scientific and/or clinical efforts in the area of post-acute stroke. The Awards Committee is especially interested in nominees whose work has directly affected clinical care and/or who have successfully translated research or pre-clinical models to successful clinical application. Representatives from the ACRM Stroke ISIG Executive Committee may nominate worthy candidates for this award.

CRITERIA

  • Nominee(s) are NOT required to be a current ACRM member.
  • Nominee(s) must be actively engaged in ongoing research, service, and/or care in clinical stroke (i.e., patient-based).
  • Nominees have made significant contributions in one or more areas of clinical care through scientific and/or patient care efforts.
  • Nominations can only be made by the ACRM Stroke ISIG Executive Committee. Self-nomination is not permitted.

THE AWARD

  • The award recipient will make a presentation of their work during the ACRM Annual Conference. The presentation topic is of the award recipient’s choice, but should be related to the work for which the awardee is being recognized.
  • Award plaque

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

2020

Michelle L. Woodbury, PhD, OTR/L

2019

Steven Cramer, MD

2018

Robert Teasell, MD, FRCP (C) 

2017

Leora R. Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, CCC-SLP

2016

Pamela Duncan, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA

2015

John Chae, MD, presented the award lecture, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain on 29 October 2015 at the ACRM 92nd Annual Conference.