In a spirit of recognition for achievement, contribution, and character, the CAPM&R introduces the 2017 Award of Merit Recipient - Dr. Cathy Craven

Please join us during the CAPMR Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 27 to hear Dr. Craven's talk. Cathy will share invaluable reflections and stories from her career.

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish valuable mentors
  • Demonstrate your CAPMR organizational commitment through networking activities
  • Schedule time of “out of the blur”
  • Synthesize unique challenges for the field and  opportunities to advance care
  • Exemplify the passion for our field evident in  Award of Merit Winners

Forward this to your colleagues and be sure to congratulate Dr. Craven on this prestigious achievement.


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Dr. Cathy Craven is the Medical Lead of the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program at University Health Network’s  Lyndhurst Centre, a Senior Scientist in the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Institutes of Health Policy Management and Evaluation and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto. Dr Craven’s clinical and research expertise is in the prevention and treatment of secondary health conditions among individuals living with spinal cord injury and their related health service needs. Her recent work has focused on the associations between changes in body composition and multimorbidity among individuals with chronic spinal cord injury. Dr. Craven led production of E-scan atlas "Capturing Capacity in Canadian SCI Rehabilitation and co-leads the SCI-HIGH knowledge translation project to develop quality indicators of SCI rehabilitation care by 2020. She has been the Scientific Chair of the 1-7th Canadian National Spinal Cord Injury Conference www.sci2017.com. Dr. Craven leads the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation funded RoBaCO trial (NCT # NCT03113994) and chairs the Rick Hansen Institute’s CARE Committee. Dr Craven has published over 170 articles, with 3459 citations, an H-index of 31, and a i10 index of 62. Dr Craven was the 1997 CAPMR Essay Contest Winner, 1998 CPRDF Fellowship Award recipient, Member of the Research Committee from 2005-2011, and Chair of the Research Committee from 2012-2016. Dr Craven is grateful for the vote of confidence and an appreciative award of merit recipient.

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