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  1. 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.

    (SC06) The Effects of Anti-Oxidant Supplements on Progression of MS: A Systematic Review of Human and Animal Studies for Clinicians and Patients
    Camille A Juzwik, BSc, McGill University; Jason R Plemel, PhD, University of Calgary; Curtis A Benson, BSc, University of Alberta; Michelle Ploughman, PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  2. 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.

    (RH04) Efficacy of a Behavioral Intervention for Reducing Sedentary Behavior in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
    Rachel E Klaren, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Elizabeth A Hubbard, MSc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Robert W Motl, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  3. 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.

    (EP09) High Body Mass Index and Weight in Young Adulthood Is Associated with a Younger Age of MS Symptom Onset and Diagnosis
    Katelyn S. Kavak, MS, New York State MS Consortium; Barbara E. Teter, PhD, MPH, New York State MS Consortium; Karen Zakalik, MBA, New York State MS Consortium; Mitchell Kopacz, -, Jacobs MS Center; Channa Kolb-Sobieraj, MD, State University of New York at Buffalo; Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, New York State MS Consortium

  4. 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.

    (CG01) Social Cognition Decline in Multiple Sclerosis. Evidences from Intention Recognition
    Andrea Tacchino, PhD, Italian MS Society, Genoa, Italy; Giampaolo Brichetto, MD, PhD, Italian MS Society, Genoa, Italy; Ludovico Pedullà, Dr, University of Genoa; Andrea Cavallo, PhD, University of Turin; Caterina Ansuini, PhD, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia; Luisa Sartori, PhD, University of Padua; Umberto Castiello, PhD, University of Padua; Mario Alberto Battaglia, MD, Italian MS Society, Genoa, Italy; Cristina Becchio, PhD, University of Turin

  5. 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.

    (SX02) A Pilot Study of the Effects of an 8-Week Integrative Yoga Program on Function and Quality of Life in Persons with Moderate MS-Related Disability
    Evan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Dave M Kietrys, PT, PhD, OCS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Susan Gould-Fogerite, PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Mariella Silva, BS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Donald A Barone, D.O., Rowan University-SOM; Kristen Yost, PT, DPT, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Shafeah Morrison, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  6. 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.

    Right Under Our Noses: Olfactory Pathology in Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases
    Albert Joseph, MRes, University of Oxford; Jithin George, MRCP, University of Oxford; Richard Yates, BSc, University of Oxford; Marie Hamard, MSc, University of Oxford; Margaret Esiri, FRCPath, University of Oxford; Gabriele C DeLuca, MD, DPhil, University of Oxford


  7. 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.

    (RH44) Perspectives of physical activity in persons with multiple sclerosis who are wheelchair users: Informing the design of future interventions
    Yvonne C Learmonth, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ian M Rice, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Teresa Ostler, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Laura A Rice, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Robert W Motl, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

  8. 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.

    Beverly Layton, BSN, CCRC, MSCN

    (Retired - Clinical / Research Nurse)
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL (USA)

  9. 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.

    Cathy Cordova
    Grants Manager
    IOMSN
    Worth, IL (USA)

    The Boston Home
    Dorchester Center, MA (USA)

    Theresa LaRocca
    Director of Clinical Services
    Linda Morgante MS Care Center at Maimonides Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY (USA)
  10. IOMSN Research Award

    Mary Filipi, PhD, RN, FNP-C
    Clinical Research Nurse / Nurse Practitioner
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, NE (USA)

    Gina Remington, RN, BSN, MSCN
    Senior Research Nurse
    UT Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Dallas, TX (USA)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 13:19
 

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