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Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award

The Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions in the field of rehabilitation of aging persons.

The individual who is nominated should demonstrate sustained contributions to the field of rehabilitation of aging persons.  The nominee’s work may be in any or all of the areas of teaching or patient care, or publications which may include scholarly works, books, monographs, administrative directives, or public policy papers.  Examples of potential candidates for consideration may include: a psychologist working in the area of psychological rehabilitation, a biologist who is working a lifetime on Parkinson’s disease, or someone working at NIA who is overseeing rehabilitation research.  Practitioners such as physicians, nurses, therapists could also be candidates.  This award will be presented at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting. The award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.

Deadline
May 1st

Requirements

  • Applicants do not have to be a member of GSA .
  • This is a Health Sciences Section Award, but it is open to anyone in the rehabilitation community.
  • Nominator or endorser of nomination must be a GSA member.
  • Nomination packet should include:
    • A detailed formal nomination letter
    • Up to 2 letters of endorsement (in additional to the nomination letter)
    • A current Curriculum Vitae
    • Digital Copies of Publications (books require 5 hard copies)

Presented annually at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting, the award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.

In order to nominate someone for the Excellence in Rehabilitation Award, please send your nomination packet to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with a subject of "Excellence in Rehabilitation Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.