2014 Awards

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2014 RESNA Awards

Certificate of Appreciation

Recognizes a RESNA member or non-member for a special one-time activity benefiting either RESNA or the fields of rehabilitation or assistive technology

Joe Hurley

Joe Hurley
For his efforts and contributions as Vice Chair of the Adaptive Sport Equipment Standards Committee

Karen Milchus

Karen Milchus, MS
For her efforts and contributions as Accommodations SIG co-Chair

Casmir Usiatynski

Casmir Usiatynski
For his efforts and contributions as Accommodations SIG co-Chair

Greg Stowell

Greg Stowell, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as Delivery, Policy & Outcomes SIG Chair

Marc Krizack

Marc Krizack
For his efforts and contributions as Delivery, Policy & Outcomes SIG Chair

Steven M. Dahling

Steven M. Dahling, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as Engineers & Technologists PSG Chair

Alex Mihailidis

Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
For his efforts and contributions as President

Ray Grott

Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as President Elect

Paul Schwartz

Paul Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Treasurer

Jamie Arasz Prioli

Jamie Arasz Prioli, BSc, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as Secretary

Jerry Weisman

Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET For his efforts and contributions as Immediate Past President and Nominating Committee Chair

Patricia A. Bahr

Patricia A. Bahr, MSE, ATP, RET For her efforts and contributions as Board Member

Jennifer Boger

Jennifer Boger, PEng, MASc, BASc For her efforts and contributions as Board Member

Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis, PhD For his efforts and contributions as Board Member

Amanda Reinsfelder

Amanda Reinsfelder, MS, ATP For her efforts and contributions as Board Member

Richard Simpson

Richard Simpson, PhD, ATP For his efforts and contributions as Board Member and Research Committee Chair

Richard Simpson

Jim Lenker, PhD For his efforts and contributions as Awards Committee Chair

Ray Grott

Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Bylaws, Membership, and Long Range Planning Committee Chairs

Frank Puckett

Frank Puckett, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as Education Committee co-Chair

James R. Stachowiak

James R. Stachowiak, MSE, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as Education Committee co-Chair

Paul Schwartz

Paul Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Finance Committee Chair

Nathan W. Moon

Nathan W. Moon, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as Government Affairs Committee Chair

Mary Ellen Buning

Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
or her efforts and contributions as PSG Super Chair

Carmen DiGiovine

Carmen DiGiovine, PhD, ATP/SMS, RET For his efforts and contributions as Professional Standards Board Chair

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy
For his dedication and impact as a RESNA volunteer, including SIG leadership, Meetings Committee sponsorship recruitment, and pre-conference workshop presentation

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Romich Foundation
For their generous financial support of the RESNA Conference Computer Tech Lab

Wade Wingler

Wade Wingler
For his contributions to the RESNA Conference local committee and the RESNA Catalyst project

Brad E. Dicianno, MD

Brad E. Dicianno, MD
For his outstanding contribution to industry body of knowledge as lead author of the RESNA Position Paper: The Application of Wheelchair Standing Devices: 2013 Current State of the Literature

Amy Morgan

Amy Morgan, PT, ATP
For her outstanding contribution to industry body of knowledge as co-author of the RESNA Position Paper: The Application of Wheelchair Standing Devices: 2013 Current State of the Literature

Jenny Lieberman

Jenny Lieberman, MSOTR/L, ATP
For her outstanding contribution to industry body of knowledge as co-author of the RESNA Position Paper: The Application of Wheelchair Standing Devices: 2013 Current State of the Literature

Lauren Rosen

Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS
For her outstanding contribution to industry body of knowledge as co-author of the RESNA Position Paper: The Application of Wheelchair Standing Devices: 2013 Current State of the Literature


Other Recognitions

Recognizes a RESNA member or non-member or company for a special one-time activity benefiting either RESNA or the fields of rehabilitation or assistive technology not covered by a Cerficate of Appreciation

Alisa Brownlee

Alisa Brownlee, ATP
or her efforts and contributions as conference chair

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National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA)
For being a Gold Sponsor

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Prairie Seating Corporation
For being a Bronze Sponsor


Other Recognitions

Recognizes RESNA members for their sustained contributions and service to the organization

Rajesh Pagadala

Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
For his SIG leadership and contributions to the success of the RESNA Catalyst Project and the AT Act Programs


Leadership Award

Recognizes an agency, company, association, or university for their significant contributions to the advancement of the fields of assistive technology or rehabilitation engineering and who have provided recognition and support for RESNA.

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Quantum Rehab
For their longstanding contributions as a RESNA conference sponsor and exhibitor, as a proponent of the ATP and SMS certification programs, and as a supporter of RESNA among mobility suppliers and manufacturers

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ROHO
For their significant and sustained contributions to the RESNA WC-3 standard and the ISO 16840 international standard


Emerging Leader Award

(formerly known as Rookie Award)

Recognizes a new member who has made significant contributions, provided leadership, and made an impact to RESNA

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Emma Smith
For her contributions to judging the Student Design and Student Scientific Competitions, as well as her work on the Professional Standards Board


Honorary Fellow Award

Recognizes a a non-RESNA member who has promoted issues and demonstrated leadership highly relevant to the fields of assistive technology or rehabilitation engineering and who has encouraged the independence of individuals with disabilities through legislation, policy, education, design / development, research, health awareness, employment, recreation, publications, or financial contributions

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Shona MacDonald
For her resounding commitment to training and mentoring for assistive technology (AT) providers, an unwavering advocacy for individuals with disabilities, and maximizing the health and well-being of people with disabilities through appropriate technology made by Shonaquip


RESNA Fellow Award

Recognizes a member who has made long term and substantial contributions to the fields of rehabilitation or assistive technology as well as significant contributions to RESNA

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Barbara Crane, PhD, PT
For her contributions and leadership on ISO and ANSI / RESNA seating standards committees, her many capacities of RESNA leadership, and AT education

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Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
For his many years of RESNA leadership, as well as his contributions to the AT research literature on the potential of intelligent systems and embedded sensors to aid completion of common activities of daily living by older adults with dementia


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