2012 Awards

2012 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
 
Jerry Weisman
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as President
 
Heidi Horstmann Koester
Heidi Horstmann Koester, PhD
For her efforts and contributions as Treasurer
 
Ray Grott
Ray Grott, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Secretary
 
Greg McGrew
Greg McGrew, BSME, MEBME
For his efforts and contributions as Immediate Past President
 
Stephen Bauer
Stephen Bauer, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as a member of the Board of Directors
 
David Jaffe
David L. Jaffe, MS
For his efforts and contributions as a member of the Board of Directors
 
Edward Steinfeld
Edward Steinfeld, D. Arch., AIA
For his efforts and contributions as a member of the Board of Directors
 
Roger Smith
Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA
For his efforts and contributions as a member of the Board of Directors
 
Mary Ellen Buning
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as PSG Committee Chair
 
Rory Cooper
Rory Cooper, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as AT Journal Editor
 
Heidi Horstmann Koester
Heidi Horstmann Koester, PhD
For her efforts and contributions as Finance Committee Chair
 
Alex Mihailidis
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, P.Eng
For his efforts and contributions as Bylaws Committee Chair
 
Jamie Prioli
Jamie Prioli, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as SIG Committee Chair
 
Caren Sax
Caren Sax, EdD, CRC
For her efforts and contributions as Awards Committee Chair
 
Tom Stripling
Tom Stripling, PT
For his efforts and contributions as Database Task Force Committee Chair
 
William Armstrong
William Armstrong, MS, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as International SIG Co-chair
 
Mark Bresler
Mark Bresler, MS, BME, PE
For his efforts and contributions as Communication Technologies and Computer Access SIG Chair
 
Steve Dahling
Steven Dahling, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as Delivery, Outcomes, and Policy SIG Chair
 
Raj Pagadala
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Accommodations SIG Chair
 
Lauren Rosen
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS
For her efforts and contributions as Wheeled Mobility & Seating SIG Chair
 
Amos Winter
Amos Winter, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as International SIG Co-Chair
 
Steve Dahling
Steven Dahling, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as Engineers and Technologists PSG Chair
 
Donna Kelly
Donna L. Kelly, MA, OTR/L
For her efforts and contributions as Occupational Therapists PSG Chair
 
Bill Scott
Bill Scott
For the many key insights that he contributed as a charter member of RESNA’s Standards Committee on Emergency Stair Travel Devices used by Individuals with Disabilities, as well as his national influence on accessibility of the built environment.
 
Distinguished Service Award
 
Recognizes RESNA members for their sustained contributions and service to the organization
 
Rory Cooper
Rory Cooper, PhD
For contributing significantly to the development of the Assistive Technology Journal, guiding the transition to an international publisher, and dramatically improving the editorial review process.
 
Maureen Linden
Maureen Linden, MS
For significant contributions to RESNA and the field of AT, which have included multiple contributions to wheelchair standards, as well as leadership at the SIG, PSG, and Meetings Committee, most visibly as Chair of the Student Design Competition.
 
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.
 
Independence Care System for their immeasurable impact on people with physical disabilities in the New York City area, including a seating and wheeled mobility program that has changed the landscape of services in New York.
 
National Science Foundation for their longstanding support of RESNA’s Student Design Competition, as well as their ongoing promotion of assistive technology research & development through the HCC and GARDE programs.
 
Sam McFarland Memorial Mentor Award
 
Recognizes a RESNA member who has influenced, counseled, and nurtured others in the fields of rehabilitation engineering or assistive technology
 
Jean Minkel
Jean Minkel
For giving of herself to education professionals so they can service the clients who need services, freely providing advice and counsel that nurtures clinicians, case workers, and support staff.
 
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
 
Heidi Horstmann Koester
Heidi Horstmann Koester, PhD
For her contributions to the AT field as a service provider, researcher, product developer, company founder, mentor, and respected RESNA leader.
 
Mark Schmeler
Mark Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
For promoting the value of continuing education, bringing the clinical voice to public policy, providing highest quality services to consumers, and developing clinically friendly outcome measures supporting research.
 
RESNA Awards by Years
 
2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003