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2010 CMSC Annual Meeting Award Winners

  1. CMSC Lifetime Achievement Award
    Kenneth P. Johnson, MD
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    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
  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.

    Dorothea Cassidy Pfohl, RN, BS, MSCN; Lina Corriveau, RN, MSCN
  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.

    Sallyann Henry, PhD; Francine Tremblay, RN
  11. IOMSN Research Award
    Elsie Gulick, PhD, RN, FAAN
  12. 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



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