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Geriatric Rehabilitation: June Is National Safety Month

Geriatric Rehabilitation: June Is National Safety Month

Geriatric rehabilitation is a difficult yet rewarding aspect of rehabilitation research. Whether you’re pursuing rehabilitation research in this subject matter as part of medical networking continuing ed, or simply to better understand and help your aging family...
The Facts Of Stroke And Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

The Facts Of Stroke And Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

As a professional in the medical and care industries, you most likely have been exposed often to stroke patients. As a hospital administrator, care provider, physical therapist, or in any other role, you’ve seen first-hand what rehabilitation research can do for your...
Rehabilitation Medicine As A Career: What You Should Know

Rehabilitation Medicine As A Career: What You Should Know

Whether you’re finishing an undergrad, a master’s degree, or you’ve been in the workforce for years now, it’s never a bad time to revisit exactly what rehabilitation medicine is and how to make it a career that works for you and helps you reach your goals. Here at...
3 Types Of Cancer Rehabilitation

3 Types Of Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer inevitably takes a toll on individuals and families, although the financial, emotional, and physical stress of it can vary. As a medical professional — doctor, nurse, researcher, caregiver, hospital administrator, clinician, etc. — you’ve seen firsthand how...
Message From the Chair

Message From the Chair

Message From the Chair Dear BI-ISIG Colleagues,I am honored to be writing my first letter to you as Chair of the BI-ISIG. This interdisciplinary group of researchers, clinicians, students and consumers is truly unique in our field, as the BI-ISIG provides a platform...

Letter From the Editor

Dear Moving Ahead Readers: It is a great honor to serve as the new communications chair and editor of the Moving Ahead. I am thankful for Dr. Kristine Kingsley, PsyD, ABPP, who took time from her busy schedule to prepare me for this role and provide invaluable support...

Newest BI-ISIG Task Force: Mild TBI

After several years of inactivity, the Mild TBI Task Force was reformed during the 2017 Annual Conference. Dr. Noah Silverberg was appointed as the new task force chair. Dr. Silverberg is a board-certified neuropsychologist in the Acquired Brain Injury Program at the...

Tessa Hart Receives Moody Prize

 Congratulations to ACRM member, Tessa Hart, PhD, FACRM, recipient of the 2019 Robert L. Moody Prize! The award is sponsored by the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition (CERPAN) in the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical...

Member Contributions to Recent Conferences

  4th Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury By Tamara Bushnik, PhD, FACRM, Chair, 4th FICTBI, Rusk Rehabilitation and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD, CBIST, FACRM, Co-Chair, 4th FICTBI, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   From June 11...

Media Committee Seeks Social Media Associate Editor

Associate Editor, Mary E. Russell, DO, MS, CLCP Mary is the Medial Director of Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann- The Woodlands and Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at...

Current Task Force Updates

Disorders of Consciousness Task Force Drs. John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM, Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD, FACRM and their Task Force is working to provide input on increasing enrollment of patients with DOC into the TBI Model Systems National Database. Of great...

BI-ISIG Members in the Spotlight

ANGELLE SANDER IN THE SPOTLIGHT Dr. Angelle Sander is a clinical neuropsychologist who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine, where she has been working since 1998. She is Director of the...

Message From the Immediate Past Chair

Dear BI-ISIG Colleagues,By the time you read this, I will have passed the baton of Chair to Dr. Kristen Dams-O’Conner. I want you all to know how very honored I am that you entrusted me with the leadership of the BI-ISIG during these past 2 years. It was indeed “work...

BI-ISIG 2018 Awards & Scholarship

2018 Awards & Scholarships   JOSHUA B. CANTOR SCHOLAR AWARD     The BI-ISIG Executive Committee is pleased to recognize the recipient of the 2018 Joshua B. Cantor Award is Anthony H. Lequerica, PhD. This award was established in honor of Joshua Cantor,...

2018 BI-ISIG Summit Meeting Minutes

Monday, 1 October 2018 A big round of applause was granted to the out-going (and some continuing) Executive Committee. BI-ISIG Chair, Jenny Bogner, asked for a show of hands as to how many members would attend the MYM if individual TF meetings were reinstated. Most of...

Letter From the Past Editor

Dear Moving Ahead Readers:In my editorial farewell, I would like to first and foremost mention what a distinct pleasure it has been for me to serve as the Editor of Moving Ahead and the Communications Officer to our Special Interest Group (SIG).Since its inception,...

BI-ISIG 2019 Executive Committee

BI-ISIG 2019 Executive Committee   Kristen Dams-O’Connor, PhD, FACRM CHAIR Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research CenterMount Sinai Injury Control Research CenterDepartment of Rehabilitation MedicineDepartment of NeurologyIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew...
What To Expect At The 2019 ACRM Spring Meeting

What To Expect At The 2019 ACRM Spring Meeting

Here at ACRM, there are two events we look forward to every year: the Spring Meeting and the Annual Conference in the fall. The 2019 ACRM Spring Meeting is almost here, and we can’t wait to see all of you April 11–14. This event is one of the highlights of the year...