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Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Gordon

Congratulations to Dr. Wayne A. Gordon, Professor of Neuropsychology at New York City's Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Medicine, this year's recipient of the Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation.  

I have had the privlege of knowing and working with Dr. Gordon for many years and can think of no better recipient for this award. The award recognizes Dr. Gordon's brain injury research, clinical care and his advocacy for people who are severely injured.  Dr. Gordon has demonstrated unflagging commitment to improving the lives of individuals with brain injury and supporting their family members in the process.
Dr. Gordon is the Jack Nash Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.  Since 1991 he has been Associate Director, Chief Psychologist and Co-Director of Research in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.  He is principal investigator of three federally funded grants, including the Mount Sinai Injury Control Research Center supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Dr. Gordon is also PI for the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Traumatic Brain Injury Interventions funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) . 

He is a tireless advocate for the field of TBI rehabilitation and for individuals with disabilities and their families.  Through research, development of innovative treatments, and advocacy, Dr. Gordon has advanced the scientific understanding and care of persons with TBI.



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