NWRSCIS Researchers Win Awards
The director and co-director of the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS) received awards at the 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) on May 14-16, 2004, in Denver, Colorado.
Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA, UW professor of rehabilitation medicine and director of the NWRSCIS, received second place for best presentation. Her talk was titled "Rates and causes of rehospitalization after SCI" and will be published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Charles H. Bombardier, PhD, UW associate professor of rehabilitation medicine and co-director of the NWRSCIS, won first place for best poster, which was titled "Symptoms of major depression in people with spinal cord injury: Implications for screening." It will be published in a forthcoming issue of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.