2011 Paralyzed Veterans Education Foundation Grant Recipients

Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation Awards FY2011 Grants to Foster Spinal Cord Injury Education

The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Education Foundation has announced the FY2011 grant awardees.  The PVA Education Foundation supports the development of tools that share spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) knowledge and improve the lives of those with SCI/D. 

Out of the 22 applications the PVA Education Foundation’s Board of Directors received, eight new grants were awarded, totaling $257,938 in funding. Grants were awarded in four different categories: consumer, caregiver, and community education; professional development and education; research utilization and dissemination; and conferences and symposia.

For questions or more information on the PVA Education Foundation, contact:

Fred Cowell, Acting Director of Research & Education
202-416-7668 or fredc@pva.org

Barbara Zupnik, Grants Portfolio Manager, Research & Education
202-416-7652 or barbaraz@pva.org

Aaron Moffett, PhDConsumer, Caregiver, and Community Education

SCI/D Consumer, Caregiver & Community Education through Sports
The Foundation for California State University
Aaron Moffett, PhD

 

 

books and stethoscopeConsumer, Caregiver, and Community Education

Book - Spinal Cord Injury and Nutrition
Lawson Health Research Institute
Dalton Wolfe, PhD

 

Cinda Hugos, MS, PTProfessional Development and Education

Educating Therapists to Change the Lives of People with Multiple Sclerosis
Oregon Health & Science University
Cinda Hugos, MS, PT

 

Andrei Krassioukov, MD, PhDProfessional Development and Education

Autonomic Dysreflexia and Health Care Practitioners’ Knowledge
International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries
Andrei Krassioukov, MD, PhD

 

Kelly Waugh, Ph, MAPT, ATPProfessional Development and Education

Development of a Clinical Guide to Wheelchair Seating Terms and Measures
University of Colorado/Anschutz Medical Campus
Kelly Waugh, PT, MAPT, ATP

 

disabled man paraglidingResearch Utilization and Dissemination

Higher Ground Flight School: Helping Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries Experience the Freedom of Flight
Sun Valley Adaptive Sports Program, Inc.
Sean McEntee, BS

 

Roger Madison, PhDConferences and Symposia

14th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration
International Symposium on Neural Regeneration
Roger Madison, PhD

 

Steve Williams, MDConferences and Symposia

Stepping Forward-Staying Informed Consumer Education Program
Boston Medical Center Corporation
Steve Williams, MD

 

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