Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for our 2022 Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding researchers and clinicians in the field of brain injury. The Awards will be presented at the 99th Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine on November 8-11, 2022.

In order to nominate an individual for an award, you will need to:
  • Complete this nomination form.
  • Include a copy of the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Submit a narrative, not to exceed 1,000 words, describing the nominee’s attributes as they relate to the nomination criteria.

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* 1. Nominee Information

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* 2. Nominated for (check one):

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* 3. Please submit a current copy of the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.

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* 4. Please provide a 1,000 word or less narrative (criteria listed below)

AWARD DESCRIPTIONS AND NOMINATION CRITERIA
William Fields Caveness Award:
Presented to an individual who, through research on both a national and international level, has made outstanding contributions to bettering the lives of people who have sustained a brain injury.

Nomination Criteria to be addressed in 1,000 words (or less) narrative:
  • In what kind of research has the nominee been engaged? Detail both national and international research endeavors.
  • How has this person’s research impacted the field, the lives of persons with brain injuries and their families?
  • Comment on the breadth and depth of research dissemination efforts.

Sheldon Berrol, MD Clinical Service Award:
Presented to an individual who, through a long clinical service career, has made outstanding contributions to improving quality of care, professional training and/or education in the field of brain injury.

Nomination Criteria to be addressed in 1,000 words (or less) narrative:
  • Describe this individual’s area of clinical service.
  • How has this service contributed to improving the quality of care, professional training and/or education for people who have sustained brain injuries?
  • Has the work of this individual been disseminated to the public? If yes, please describe the manner in which this has been done.

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