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Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

As with any rehabilitation process, the stages of rehabilitation after limb loss can be a long and arduous process. The loss of a lower limb has a severe impact on a person’s mobility, and affects many aspects of daily living. The goal of rehabilitation medicine...
Message From the Chair Kristen Dams-O’Connor

Message From the Chair Kristen Dams-O’Connor

Message From the Chair, Kristen Dams-O’Connor   Dear BI-ISIG Colleagues, It has been an honor to serve this incredible professional community, and it’s hard to believe I’m writing my last message to you as the Chair of the BI-ISIG. Things have changed quite a bit...

Letter From the Editor Monique R. Pappadis

Dear Moving Ahead Readers: This has been a year for the history books! We all have been affected by the global pandemic, COVID-19, which disproportionally affects both our most vulnerable and marginalized populations. Many acute hospitals and rehabilitation facilities…

COVID-19 Special Article

In the Times of a Pandemic… Submitted by Kristine T. Kingsley, PsyD, ABPP-Rp It was mid-January. The season had been unusually warm. “Very little black ice to grapple with this winter,” I thought to myself; spring must be around the corner, the days are...

COVID-19 Q&A with Incoming BI-ISIG Executive Committee Members

COVID-19 Q&A with Incoming BI-ISIG Executive Committee Members   Angelle M. Sander, PhD, FACRM2020-2022 BI-ISIG Chair-ElectNeuropsychologistBaylor College of Medicine and TIRR Memorial HermannHouston, TX- inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and research...

Research Spotlight

Enhancing the Transition from Hospital to Home for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury and Families Patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) aged 18-64 are often discharged from acute hospital care without inpatient rehabilitation despite having...

BI-ISIG Task Force Funding Winners

Chronic Brain Injury Task Force The Chronic Brain Injury Task Force was awarded funding from the BI-ISIG for their proposal entitled, When Your Patient is Living with Brain Injury: Tips for Primary Care Physicians and Community Healthcare Professionals. Lenny Hawley,...

Current Updates for Selected Task Forces

Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force The Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force is happy to report that we have completed writing the Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual and Textbook – 2nd Edition.  Amy Rosenbaum, PhD, FACRM and Rebecca Eberle, MA, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS,...

2020 Joshua B. Cantor Scholar Award

  The BI-ISIG Executive Committee is pleased to recognize the recipient of the 2020 Joshua B. Cantor Award is Dawn Neumann, PhD, FACRM. This award was established in honor of Joshua Cantor, former ACRM and BI-ISIG member. Award recipients are recognized as a...

ACRM Awardees & Fellows

Congratulations to our BI-ISIG members who are 2020 ACRM Award winners!   ACRM FELLOWS Four of the 2020 Fellows of ACRM are BI-ISIG Members. They are:    ...

2020 BIAA Awards

BI-ISIG Members Honored With 2020 BIAA Awards   WILLIAM FIELDS CAVENESS AWARD WINNER   Angela Colantonio, PhD, OT. Reg. (Ont.), FCAHS, FACRMDirector, Rehabilitation Sciences InstituteProfessor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational...

Scholarship Recipients

Hot off the Press: Meet the 2020 BI-ISIG Annual Conference Scholarship Recipients Scholarships are awarded to early career professionals within five years of completion of training (i.e., terminal degree or fellowship training) or consumers. They must plan to attend...

BI-ISIG 2019-2020 Media Committee

Associate Editor    Mary E. Russell, DO, MS, CLCP 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...

BI-ISIG 2019-2020 Executive Committee

CHAIR Kristen Dams-O’Connor, PhD, FACRMMount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center & Injury Control Research CenterDepartment of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of NeurologyIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York,...
Welcome to the TNG

Welcome to the TNG

Welcome to the inaugural Technology Networking Group (TNG) POWER UP Newsletter! We hope that this newsletter can serve as a resource for our members and as a way to learn about new opportunities. The Technology Networking Group (TNG) is an international networking...

2020 Conference Highlights for Technology

2020 Conference Highlights for Technology   Here is just a sample of more than 60 presentations focused on Technology that are coming to the ACRM Annual Conference. See the Online Program for full details.     INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES   IC1: Defining...