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Linda Resnick honored with 2017 Magnuson Award

Professor Linda Resnik has been awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award for her work with Veterans who have experienced upper-limb loss.

The Magnuson Award is the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D) service's highest honor — it is given to acknowledge entrepreneurship, humanitarianism, and dedication in service to Veterans.

(Distributed April 26, 2017)

2017 Seed Award Recipient

Assistant Professor Orestis Panagiotou was selected to receive a 2017 Seed Award from Brown University, Office of the Vice President for Research, for his proposal, "Leveraging heterogeneity across screening centers in the National Lung Screening Trial to inform screening policies." 

See all 2017 Research Seed Award winners.

(Distributed January 26, 2017)

2016 Kleemeier Award goes to Vincent Mor from Brown University

The Robert W. Kleemeier Award is given annually to a member of The Gerontological Society of America in recognition for outstanding research in the field of gerontology. The award, created in 1965, is in memory of a former president of the Society whose contributions to the quality of life through research in aging were exemplary.

The 2016 Kleemeier Award goes to Vincent Mor, PhD from Brown University.

(Distributed November 17, 2016)

Resnik receives ICARE Award

Professor Linda Resnik receives the Providence VAMC Network Director's ICARE Award.  This is a well-deserved recognition of her service to Veterans and moving the field forward for patients with limb loss.

(Distributed October 5, 2016)

Resnik awarded contract by the Department of Defense

Professor Linda Resnik was awarded a three-year contract by the Department of Defense to study the care of Veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations.  Findings will be used to improve quality of care, and inform evidence based policies for device prescription and provision of rehabilitation services. 

(Distributed September 28, 2016)
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