The Tavistock Trust For Aphasia Distinguished Scholar USA

The Trustees of The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia Distinguished Scholar awards 2019:

Dr Sarah E Wallace
Duquesne University

Dr Jamie Azios
Lamar University

Dr Katie Strong
Central Michigan University

Dr Sharon Antonucci
MossRehab Aphasia Center / Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

These awards are given in recognition of academic excellence in all, or some, of the following areas:

  • Research and Publications dedicated to improving life with aphasia, and/or
  • Mentoring of research students to conduct research associated with quality of life, life participation, conversation or similar topics related to life with aphasia, and/or
  • Training of future clinicians to address quality of life with aphasia and/or
  • Working to improve external grant funding that addresses the needs of people living with aphasia.

The aim of these awards is to foster and encourage pioneering research and clinical projects that aim to make a difference to the lives of people living with aphasia, their families and caregivers.

The Trustees of the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia would like to thank the board of Aphasia Access for collaborating with the Trust by facilitating this project.

Important Dates for 2020:

Applications for 2020 to be submitted by February 15 2020: to be submitted here;

Announcements of Awards 2020 will be made in May 2020 – tbc

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