Navigation Links
Hausdorff to receive GSA's 2013 Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award
Date:8/15/2013

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging has chosen Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, PhD, of the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, and Harvard Medical School as the 2013 recipient of the Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award.

This distinguished honor is given annually to acknowledge outstanding contributions in the field of rehabilitation. The awardee's work may be in the areas of teaching or patient care, or publications that may include scholarly works, books, monographs, administrative directives, or public policy papers.

The award presentation will take place at GSA's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held from November 20 to 24 in New Orleans. This conference is organized to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, educators, and practitioners who specialize in the study of the aging process. Visit http://www.geron.org/annualmeeting for further details.

Hausdorff is the director of the Laboratory for Gait & Neurodynamics at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center; a full professor in the Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol School of Neuroscience at Tel-Aviv University, and a lecturer in medicine at Harvard Medical School.

As a biomedical researcher working in movement disorders, aging, biomechanics, and related areas, he has made important contributions in the fields of rehabilitation of aging persons, neuroscience, and biomedical engineering with his seminal studies on human gait. He invented a novel system for long-term measurement and investigation of the temporal parameters of gait and applied it in pioneering studies on the stride-to-stride fluctuations of walking. His studies on gait variability, the fractal properties of gait, asymmetry, and motor-cognitive int
'/>"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Haley to receive GSAs 2013 Minority Mentorship Award
2. Allman to receive GSAs 2013 Joseph T. Freeman Award
3. Kraus to receive 2013 Gene D. Cohen Award
4. Krause to receive GSAs 2013 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award
5. Acadian Paramedic Receives Surprise Visit from Patient
6. UCLA Dentistry receives $5 million to study extracellular RNA in saliva
7. Center for Human Reproduction Receives Two New Patent Approvals on Androgen Supplementation for Women with Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR) Attempting to Conceive
8. All Hands on Deck for Pirate Jonny's, a "Fresh from Florida" Company Hailing From Clearwater, Receives Awards for Caribbean & Floridian BBQ Rubs, Seasonings and Sauces
9. Massachusetts Communities Receive Grants to Increase Safety for Cycling Groups – Kiley Law Group, LLC
10. Cambridge House of Maryville Affordable Assisted Living Receives Deficiency-Free Survey
11. Sarles Rural Fire Department Receives $5,000 Donation from Bayer CropScience
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... News) -- Health care workers in poor nations often ... safe from being infected with blood-borne viruses such as ... the study was conducted before the current Ebola outbreak ... confirmed in statistics released Monday by the World Health ... an "unprecedented" number of health care workers have lost ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... the second leading cause of cancer-associated death worldwide. ... difficulty in treating this cancer using conventional chemotherapeutic ... or combinations therein. This may be attributed to ... reach in a sufficient concentration in the liver ... to the rest of the body. Considering the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per ... suggests. , With 35,000 new cases every year in ... the second most common cancer in men worldwide. , ... believe is linked to a Westernised diet and lifestyle. ... reduces risk of prostate cancer, researchers at the Universities ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Catalent, the leading global provider of ... biologics and consumer health products, today announced that ... research company, Minomic International Limited, to develop MIL-38, ... therapy. Under the agreement, Catalent will initially produce ... view to larger scale production subject to a ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... When a friend invited Misty Mozejko to join ... was the beginning of a new way of life and a ... Misty. β€œI knew I needed to turn my life around but ... been, Misty stuck with the program. β€œIt was so difficult,” she ... of my comfort zone, but between the boot camp and some ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study 2Health News:Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study 3Health News:The thunder god vine, assisted by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer treatment 2Health News:The thunder god vine, assisted by nanotechnology, could shake up future cancer treatment 3Health News:Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet 2Health News:Catalent and Minomic Collaborate to Bring New Prostate Cancer Treatment to Market 2Health News:Catalent and Minomic Collaborate to Bring New Prostate Cancer Treatment to Market 3Health News:Whitby Fit Body Boot Camp Releases Gift Certificate for Two-Week Complimentary Access to Fitness Boot Camp 2Health News:Whitby Fit Body Boot Camp Releases Gift Certificate for Two-Week Complimentary Access to Fitness Boot Camp 3
... is to create therapies or simply investigate how organisms ... one of biological science's toughest assignments: keeping their tiny ... have notoriously finicky tastes, and despite a decade of ... the cells will continue dividing indefinitely in culture or ...
... to funding are needed to support the rising numbers ... experts. ,Providing quality health services that ... between Federal and State Governments, and public and private ... their editorial for the Medical Journal of Australia, Ms ...
... study shows that repeated treatments of botulinum toxin type ... in a significant decrease in spasticity, pain frequency ... according to research from a neurologist at Wake Forest ... these outcome measures indicate a better quality of life ...
... is turned on its head yet again, this time on what ... is not cotton or linen , but denim and wool, Swiss ... how people protect their skin. ,Writing in a ... the least effective option. ,The team from the ...
... primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) are not treated medically ... study. ,The study is the first investigation ... data from a nationally representative sample of Medicare patients. ... surgeries among adults aged 65 and older by analyzing ...
... the risk of developing health disorders like cardiovascular disease and ... of developing cancer, a new study says. ,Conducted ... Cancer Council of Victoria in Australia - looked into the ... waist measurement of more than 100 centimetres for men and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes 2Health News:New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes 3Health News:Pain and Intensity Of Post-stroke Spasticity Decreased by Botox Treatment 2Health News:Denim, Not Cotton, Apt Wear for Summer 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: ... James H. Mackaness is scheduled to make an investor ... at 2:55 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 3, in ... of the investor presentation will be available in the Investors ... About IRIDEX IRIDEX Corporation was founded ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization ... breakthrough pain, today announced that senior management will be ... and presenting at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference. ... FBR Healthcare One on One Conference Date: Wednesday ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... Aug. 26, 2014 BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. ... of a new lease with GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... square feet at the Center for Life Science | ...  GlycoMimetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the ... on an understanding of the role of carbohydrates in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Events 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Events 3BioMed Realty Signs New Lease With GlycoMimetics At Its Newly Redeveloped Center For Life Science | Shady Grove Campus In Rockville, Maryland 2BioMed Realty Signs New Lease With GlycoMimetics At Its Newly Redeveloped Center For Life Science | Shady Grove Campus In Rockville, Maryland 3
... (OTC Bulletin Board: NEPH ), a medical ... applications, infection control, and water purification, today announced that ... appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.  In addition, ... board of directors of Nephros.  Effective upon Mr. Houghton,s ...
... 2012 QBC Diagnostics, a global manufacturer of ... that the company has been awarded a U.S. ... Scientific Equipment and Services. GSA,s Scientific ... agencies with scientific instruments for a wide variety ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer 2Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer 3Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer 4Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer 5QBC Diagnostics Awarded GSA Contract 2