2010 CMSC Annual Meeting Award Winners
- CMSC Lifetime Achievement Award
Kenneth P. Johnson, MD
- 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.
S101 – Transitioning a Patient from Research to Clinical Care: A Model for Handoff for Multiple Sclerosis Trial Centers
K.M. Oddis; G. Mitchell; R. Heyman; D. Punjack; M. O’Leary
Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
- 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.
P15 – Teleconference-Delivered Fatigue Management: Efficacy and Effectiveness
M. Finlayson; K. Preissner; C. Cho; M. Plow
Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
- 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.
S30 – Development of a Comprehensive Fatigue Assessment Battery for Multiple Sclerosis
L. Dawes; K. McCloy; S.J. Forwell
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- 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.
P24 – Effectiveness of Urinary Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
M. Lopes de Carvalho; R. Motta; M. Causa; G. Brichetto
AISM Rehabilitation Centre, Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society, Genova, Italy
- 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.
P23 – Validity, Reliability, and Sensitivity of Three Gait Measures in Multiple Sclerosis
S. Bennett;1,2 N. Fisher;2 L.E. Bromley;2 C. Decker;2 W. Howley;2 M. Rundell2
1Neurology, Jacobs Neurological Institute, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; 2Rehabilitation Science, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
- 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.
TH1 and TH17 Pathways Determine Opposite Results of Interferon Beta Treatment of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis and Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
R. Axtell; B. De Jong; K. Boniface; R. de Waal Malefyt; C. Raman; L. Steinman
- 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.
S59 - Developing a Wellness Program for People with Multiple Sclerosis: Description and Initial Results
D.L. Hart;1 R.I. Memoli;2 B. Mason2
1Consulting and Research, Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc, White Stone, VA; 2Rehabilitation, CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, NJ
- 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.
Dorothea Cassidy Pfohl, RN, BS, MSCN; Lina Corriveau, RN, MSCN
- 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.
Sallyann Henry, PhD; Francine Tremblay, RN
- IOMSN Research Award
Elsie Gulick, PhD, RN, FAAN
- International Journal of MS Care / Robert J. Herndon Award
For an outstanding article in the IJMSC 2009-2010
Effect of Physical Comorbidities on Risk of Depressing in Multiple Sclerosis
Ruth Ann Marrie, MD, PhD; Gary Cutter, PhD, Tuula Tyry, PhD; Denise Campagnolo, MD; Timothy Vollmer, MD
Disease and Demographic Characteristics Associated with Unemployment Among Working-Age Adults with Multiple Sclerosis
Kurt L. Johnson, PhD; Alyssa M. Bamer, MPH; Robert T. Fraser, PhD