Join me in congratulating the winners of these prestigious ACRM awards!
Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award
Dr. Tatyana Mollayeva is the 2015 recipient. Dr. Mollayeva is currently a member of the Rehabilitation Science Institute’s Collaborative Program in Neuroscience, RST, RPSGT, she is a Researcher on Sleep in Traumatic Brain Injury at Toronto Rehab, and a Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Program Fellow at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.
Brain Injury-Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Early Career Poster Award
Lise Worthen-Chaudhari won for her poster entitled, Concussion symptoms in adolescents are alleviated through use of a gamified health app. Ms. Worthen-Chaudhari has her MS in Kinesiology and her Masters in Fine Arts. She is faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University.
Spinal Cord Injury-Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Early Career Poster Award
Swati Mehta, a PhD Candidate at Lawson Health Research Institute, won for her poster on Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for the Management of Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury: A Meta-Analysis.
Cancer Research Networking Group New Investigator Poster Award
Arash Asher, MD from Cedars Sinai Medical Center won for his poster on Using Isometric Hand Grip Strength Prior to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant to Predict Patient Outcomes.