2013 Award Winners PDF Print E-mail
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  1. CMSC Lifetime Achievement Award
    Marie Namey, RN, MSN, MSCN

  2. Patient and Family Education Award for Best Poster
    The Patient and Family Education Award for Best Poster is presented each year for the best poster presentation depicting excellence in patient and family education. This award is judged by a panel of CMSC members representing various disciplines caring for persons with MS.

    Examination of "Free From Falls": An MS Society Comprehensive Fall Prevention Program
    Debra I Frankel, MS OTR, National Multiple Sclerosis Society; Sara Anne Tompkins, Ph.D., Colorado State University

  3. Patient and Family Education Award for Best Platform
    The Patient and Family Education Award for Best Platform is presented each year for the best platform presentation depicting excellence in patient and family education. This award is judged by a panel of CMSC members representing various disciplines caring for persons with MS.

    Patient Preference for Risk Benefit Trade-Off of Disease Modifying Therapy Attributes
    Leslie S Wilson, PhD, University of California San Francisco; Aimee Loucks, PharmD, Kaiser Permanente; Gregory Gipson, PharmD, University of California San Francisco; Christine Bui, MS, University of California San Francisco; Emmanuelle Waubant, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco; Douglas S. Goodin, MD, University of California, San Francisco; Bruce Cree, MD/PhD MCR, University of California, San Francisco; Mary Owen, NP, University of California, San Francisco; Amy Schwartzburg, NP, University of California, San Francisco; Charles E McCulloch, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

  4. Research Award for Best Poster
    The Research Award is presented for the best poster describing research into comprehensive care in multiple sclerosis results of which will add to evidence based practice and improve the quality of life of those affected by multiple sclerosis.

    Ancestry Is a Key Determinant Of Vitamin D Status In Children With Demyelination

    Lauren Sham, BSc, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto; Brenda Banwell, MD, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto; E Ann Yeh, MD, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto; Heather Hanwell, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

  5. Research Award for Best Platform
    The Research Award is presented for the best platform describing research into comprehensive care in multiple sclerosis results of which will add to evidence based practice and improve the quality of life of those affected by multiple sclerosis.

    Validity Of MCID Values For The Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12
    Robert W Motl, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Yvonne C Learmonth, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Lara A Pilutti, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Deirdre Dlugonski, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Rachel E Klaren, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  6. The Labe C. Scheinberg Award
    This award is given in memory of Labe C. Scheinberg, MD in recognition of the most outstanding work in neurorehabilitation in MS, presented at the CMSC Annual Meeting by the Foundation of the CMSC.

    The FES-I Predicts Falls and ABC Scores In People With Multiple Sclerosis
    Rajarshi Mazumder, BS, Oregon Health and Science University; Michelle H Cameron, MD, PT, Oregon Health and Science University

  7. The Whitaker Prize for MS Research
    The Whitaker Prize is presented to a young and emerging scientist whose work is judged to have a substantial promise to increase the understanding of the pathophysiology, immunology, genetics, and/or epidemiology of multiple sclerosis. The Whitaker Prize is presented in memory of John Whitaker, MD, a pioneer and role model in MS research.

    Best Poster by a Young Investigator
    Interhemispheric Relationships In Multiple Sclerosis: Evaluation By MEG, EEG, and MRI
    Ioan Belovarski, BS, UNM Health Sciences Center

    Other Authors:
    Erik V Burton, MD, UNM Health Sciences Center; Jeffrey D Lewine, PhD, UNM Health Sciences Center; Corey C Ford, MD, PhD, UNM Health Sciences Center


    Best Platform Presentation by a Young Investigator
    Fingolimod inhibits cytotoxic T cells: A novel immunomodulatory effect of the unphosphorylated compound

    Achilles Ntranos, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Other Authors: Inna V Grishkan, BS, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Dionne P Robinson, BS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Olivia J Hall, MSc, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sabra L Klein, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Peter A Calabresi, MD, FAAN, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Anne R Gocke, PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


    Best Overall Research by a Young Investigator
    Stat1 Regulates Neural Stem-Cell Function By Transcriptional Regulation of Sox9
    Jaime Imitola, MD, Harvard Medical School

    Other Authors:
    Wassim Elyaman, PhD, Harvard Medical School; Marta Olah, PhD, Harvard Medical School; William Orent, PhD, Harvard Medical School; Samia Khoury, MD, Harvard Medical School; Sarah Starossom, PhD, Harvard Medical School
  8. The IOMSN Linda Morgante Hope Award
    The IOMSN Linda Morgante Hope Award is presented each year for the poster which best represents a spirit of optimism and possibility related to clinical care or education for patients with MS and their families.

    Beyond MS: A Workshop for Families Living With MS
    Andrea Dowdall, MSW, MEd, MS Quality of Life Project; Marilyn Howell, MFT, MS Quality of Life Project; Angelina Carretta, BA, CSUMB; Grant Helm, BA, MS Quality of Life Project
  9. The June Halper Award
    The June Halper Award for Excellence in MS Nursing is presented for leadership and creativity in the care of people with MS and their families. The award signifies energy of purpose to provide or promote the most up-to-date comprehensive care possible.

    Mary Kay Fink, RN, MSN, APN, MSCN
    West County MS Center (Chesterfield, MO)
  10. The IOMSN Thumbs Up Award
    The Thumbs Up Award is presented to a person(s) who has been instrumental in advocating and promoting MS nursing.

    Katie Hacias
    Associate Program Director
    The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (Chicago, IL)
  11. IOMSN Research Award

    Marijean Buhse, PhD, RN, NP-C, MSCN

    Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 16:31
 

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