Awards and Acknowledgements


 

AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  • AOA Scholarship (Academic), 1974
  • Western Michigan University Scholarship (Academic), 1974
  • VA Scholarship (Academic), 1974
  • Awarded Graduate Teaching Assistantship (Western Michigan University/Dept. of Anatomy), 1978
  • Awarded Graduate Research Assistantship (Western Michigan University/ Dept. of Genetics), 1979
  • Western Michigan University Health Board Advisory Committee Chairman, 1979
  • Chung’s Korean Karate School (Red Belt),
  • Amateur Bodybuilder (Titleholder): Mr. Northern Michigan 1st place, Mr. Collegiate Michigan 2nd place
  • Featured nationally on Cable News Network for involvement in Sports Medicine/Bodybuilding, 1983
  • Co-Project Director, International Sports Injury Control Program for Cerebral Palsy Sports injury tracking funded by United States Olympic Committee Grant ($50,000), 1987-1988 and ($50,000), 1988-1989
  • Program Co-Coordinator, Sports Medicine and Science Symposium for Physically Challenged Athletes, Sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine, May 6-8, 1988
  • Invited to serve as a Discussant for the Sports Medicine Scientific Paper Session at the 49th Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/64th Annual Session of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Invited to serve as a Moderator for the Kinesiology of the Upper Limb program at the 50th Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/65th Annual session of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Invited to serve as Program Director for the role of Technology in Optimizing Performance for the Disabled Athlete at the 51st Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/66th Annual Session of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Invited to serve as an Assistant Physician at the 1987 National Figure Skating Championships
  • Invited to serve as an Assistant Physician at the 1987 New York State International Can-Am Games
  • Invited to serve as Head Physician at the 1988 Pacific Coast Figure Skating Championship on behalf of the U.S. Figure Skating Association Sports Medicine Committee
  • Invited to serve as a Power-lifting Coach and Assistant Physician 1988 Seoul Paralympics, Seoul, South Korea
  • Invited to serve as a Moderator, Discussant and Speaker for the Challenge of the Cervical Spine, First Annual International Assembly, April 1990
  • Invited by the AMA to be a consultant toward developing the musculoskeletal Chapter of the 4th edition of the Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment,1990
  • Invited to serve as a reviewer of scientific manuscripts for the peer-review journal, The Physician and Sports Medicine, 1991
  • Awarded the 1992 Louis J. Kolodner Memorial Lectureship by the Medical and Chirurgical Facility of the State of Maryland
  • Invited to join the editorial board of the peer-review journal, Spine Rehabilitation, 1993
  • Invited to serve as a consultant for the University of Michigan Interdepartmental Spine Institute, 1994
  • Invited to serve as guest editor for the journal, “Rehabilitation in Review”, 1994
  • Awarded an honorary professorship to the University of Zurich, Balgrist Clinic, 1995 for sacroiliac joint pain and imaging research.
  • Keynote speaker and visiting professor for a two-day workshop at Baylor College of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine entitled “Imaging and Injections”, March 1997.
  • Co-Editor “Functional Biomechanics and Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries” text, Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 1997.
  • Invited to join the editorial board of the peer review journal Pain Physician, 2000.
  • Awarded the Rosenthal Lectureship (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) for outstanding contributions to the treatment of low back disability, 2000.
  • Awarded the Sidney Licht Memorial Lectureship for pioneering efforts in interventional pain management, 2000
  • Invited to serve as Grand Awards Judge for Medicine and Health at the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Awarded the Stella M. Traweek Endowment Visiting Professorship in Geriatric Pain for research efforts directly related to pain in the elderly, 2004.
  • Awarded a visiting professorship to the Rehabilitation Institute of Charlotte for role in advancing subspecialty of interventional pain management, 2005.
  • Awarded the Sidney Licht Memorial Lectureship, University of Minnesota for pioneering efforts in interventional pain management, 2006.
  • Keynote speaker for the Florida Academy of Pain Management annual meeting on SIJ Pain, 2008
  • University of Colorado Health Science Center honorary professorship for sacroiliac joint research and resident imaging workshop, 2009
  • Keynote speaker for the Florida Academy of Pain Management annual meeting on Imaging of Whiplash Injuries, 2009.
  • Awarded the Annual Felix Linetsky Award for Excellence in Education, Florida Academy of Pain Management, 2013.
  • Honorary Professor University of Miami Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine for Regenerative Medicine, 2015
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Interventional Pain Management section, visiting professorship for Regenerative Medicine and SIJ, 2017
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