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Congratulations to these Early Career recipients of the 2016 Poster Awards presented at the ACRM Annual Conference in Chicago. Each award is sponsored by an ACRM interdisciplinary special interest group or networking group.


SCI-ISIG Early Career Poster Award

Racial Differences in Weight Gain After Spinal Cord Injury
First Author: Huacong Wen, Graduate Student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham


Measurement Networking Group Early Career Poster Award

Assessing the Impact of Executive Dysfunction in the Home Environment Using the Multiple Errands Test Home Version (MET-Home)
First Author: Suzanne Perea Burns, MOT, OTR/L, Texas Woman’s University


Military & Veterans Affairs Networking Group Early Career Poster Award

Prevalence and Predictors of Tobacco Smoking 1-year After Traumatic Brain Injury: A VA TBI Model Systems Study
First Author: Marc Silva, Neuropsychologist, James A Haley Veterans Hospital


BI-ISIG Early Career Poster

Cognition and Mood in a Clinically Fatigued Sample of Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury
First Author: Lauren Nelson, Clinical Research Coordinator I, Brain Injury Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group Early Career Poster Award

The Effects of a Rhythmic Movement Program on Mobility in Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis
First Author: Cassandra Herman, UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative