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Service and Honors

Service to the Profession

Research Review Panels

CDC Injury Research Grant Review Committee & AdHoc, 1997 - 2002

Ad Hoc NCMRR Grant Review Committees, NICHD (Chairman/member) 2003-present

Medical Rehabilitation Research Subcommittee, NICHD, 1999 -2003; Chair 2001-2003

NIH Rehabilitation Medicine Clinical Center Review, 2014                               

Journal Editorship and Editorial Boards       

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Disability and Health Journal, 2007 – present

Editorial Board, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Journal, 2007-present

Editorial Board 2002 – 2005, JAMWA

Editorial Board 1992 – 2001, Muscle & Nerve

Manuscript Review    

Muscle & Nerve, reviewer 1990-present

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, reviewer 1989-present

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, reviewer 1996-present

Disability and Rehabilitation, reviewer 2011-present

Journal of Pediatrics, 2016-present

Advisory Boards and Panels

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rehabilitation
  • Common Data Elements (CDE) Working Group, 2020
  • PM&R Summit Planning Commission for PM&R GME, AAPMR-AAP-ABPMR, 2017
  • Disability Competencies Review Committee, Alliance on Disability in Health Care Education and the Ohio Disability and Health Program, S Havercamp PhD, 2017-2019
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial research Data and Safety Monitoring Board for “An Oral Health Promotion (OHPRom) Strategy for Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disability,” funded Phase II RTC, 2016-present
  • Ad Hoc Publisher’s Working Group, Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center, NIDILRR Funded, LGerber, MD (Co-PI), 2016-20
  • Expert Panel, Project ETHICS, NIH funded re: Adults with ID in Research, KMcDonald, PhD (PI), 2013–2015
  • National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (National Center MRR), NICHD, 2005-09; chair 2008–09
  • K-12 Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program, NCMRR/NIH funded, 2006–09
  • Women with Disabilities Project, Task Force on Curriculum, 2005–06
  • NYS DOH Disability and Health Program, CDC funded, co-chair1998–present
  • ASU Healthy Back Study, Arizona State University, WGJohnson, PhD (PI), funded 2000–04
  • Disability Research Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Social Security Administration funded, 2001–06
  • American Association on Health and Disability, Project Advisory Group for CDC Collaborative Agreement, funded 2003–07
  • Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Health and Wellness for Persons with Long-Term Disabilities, Oregon Health Sciences University, NIDRR funded 2000–03
  • Executive Committee, Training Program in Aging and Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, 1992–2000

Planning Committees  

Comparative Effectiveness Research and Rehabilitation, AHRQ, 2008-09; Pediatric Rehabilitation Research linkage to Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Research, NCMRR, 2004-2006; Assessing Hearing Impairments in Children conference, 2004; Secondary Conditions of Women with Disabilities conferences, 1997-2001, 2004; Violence Against Persons with Disabilities conference, 2001; Secondary Conditions conferences, 1996-97; Guideline development: Exercise for Persons with Disabilities, 1998                           

Honors and Awards

  • Gabrielle Molnar Pediatric PM&R Lifetime Achievement Award, 2019
  • State University of New York Distinguished Service Professor, 2019
  • Outstanding Contribution Award, Huashan Hospital/Fudan University, Shanghai China, 2017
  • Chambers Family Lifespan Lectureship Award, AACP&DM, 2009
  • Walter J. Zeiter Lectureship Award, AAPM&R, 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • UCP Research and Education Foundation Isabelle and Leonard Goldenson Technology and Rehabilitation Award, 2004
  • Award of Excellence for poster “A Preliminary Study of DEXA Scans: Positioning Protocols for Women & Girls with Mobility Disabilities, ”AAPM&R PASSOR, 2003
  • Alumni Achievement Award, The Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health, 2000
  • Faculty Organization Resolution of Appreciation, August, 2000
  • Listing In Best Doctors and Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • AOA, Ohio State University Gamma Chapter, Alumni, 1999
  • Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine(ELAM)Program for Women 1999-2000
  • Silent Angel Award - NYS Brain Injury Foundation, 1996