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2011 CMSC Annual Meeting Award Winners

  1. CMSC Lifetime Achievement Award
    Robert P. Lisak, 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.

    The Internet and Treatment Information Seeking by People with Multiple Sclerosis
    Anneliese J. Synnot,1 Sophie Hill,1 Deidre Beecher,2 Cinzia Colombo,3 Graziella Filippini,2 Paola Mosconi,3 Richard Osborne,4 Sue Shapland,5 Michael Summers6

    1
    Centre for Health Communication and Participation, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; 2Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis Review Group, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico "Carlo Besta," Milan, Italy; 3Istituto diRicerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy; 4Public Health Innovation, Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; 5MS Australia, Perth, WA, Australia; 6MS Australia, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  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.

    Combined Exercise Training Improves Walking Mobility in Multiple Sclerosis
    Madeline L. Weikert,1 Douglas C. Smith,2 Jeannette Elliott,3 Deirdre Dlugonski,1 Jacob Sosnoff,1 Robert W. Motl 1


    1
    Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; 2School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; 3Disability Resources and Educational Services, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, 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.

    Anatomical Specificity of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and The Timed 25-Foot Walk
    Daniel Ontaneda,1 Ken Sakaie,2 Xiaofeng Wang,3 Jian Lin,2 Thomas Cronin,1 Michael D. Phillips,2 Mark J. Lowe,2 Robert J. Fox1

    1
    Mellen Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 2Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 3Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  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.

    The Psychometric Properties of The Four Square Step Test in People with Multiple Sclerosis
    Joanne M. Wagner,1 Rosemary A. Norris,1 Linda R. Van Dillen,2 Amy C. Rauchway,3 Florian P. Thomas,3,4 Anne H. Cross,5 Robert T. Naismith5

    1
    Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; 2Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 3Neurology and Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 4Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 5Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  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.

    Computer-Assisted Cognitive Rehabilitation for Multiple Sclerosis: Updated Findings
    Brittany Thorne, Francisco I. Perez, Victor M. Rivera, George J. Hutton

    NeuroScience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  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.

    miRNA Biomarkers Modulate T-cell Differentiation in Multiple Sclerosis

    Mireia Guerau-de-Arellano,1 Kristen Marie Smith,2 Jakub Godlewski,3 Sean Lawler,3 Caroline Whitacre,2 Michael K. Racke,1 Amy E. Lovett-Racke2
    1Neurology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 2Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 3Neurological Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  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.

    Effectiveness of a PsychoEducation Wellness Group for Individuals with MS
    Kimberly McGuire
  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.

    Brenda Brelje RN, MSCN

    Schapiro Center for MS at the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
  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.

    Leny O. Almeda
  11. IOMSN Research Award
    Lori Mayer, RN, MSCN, CCRP
    Director Medical Research Services (Central Texas Neurology Consultants MS Clinic of Central Texas)

    Linda Moore, EdD, APRN, BC(ANP/GNP), MSCN
    MS Center of the Carolinas Healthcare System
  12. International Journal of MS Care / Robert J. Herndon Award
    For an outstanding article in the IJMSC 2010-2011

    Impact of Resistance Training on Balance and Gait in Multiple Sclerosis
    Mary L. Filipi, M. Patricia Leuschen, Jessie Huisinga, Lorene Schmaderer, Jeanna Vogel, Daryl Kucera, Nick Stergiou

Last Updated on Friday, 24 June 2011 14:56
 

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