Doctors To Receive Grants for Concussion Work

The Foundation for PM&R will present over $100,000 in research grant awards on Saturday, November 15 during the AAPM&R Annual Assembly in San Diego.

Among the recipients are a couple who work in the the concussion space, including:

Richard Materson ERF New Investigator Research Grants

  • John Ross-Rizzo, MD (Rusk Rehabilitation), “Objective Eye Movements during the King Devick Test in the Concussed Patient.”

Mid-career Investigator Grant

  • James T. Eckner, MD (University of Michigan), “Evaluation of a Supervised Neck Strengthening Program in Young Athletes: A Potential Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Sport-related Concussion.”

The Foundation for PM&R is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which strives to restore health, improve function, minimize pain and enhance quality of life  for individuals with disability through research and education in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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