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AAPM&R Members in the News: January 2017

Jan 25, 2017

  • Cheri Blauwet, MD, has been voted to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board. Dr. Blauwet is the first person from the Paralympic movement voted to the board. She is also a decorated Paralympic athlete in the sport of wheelchair racing winning a gold, 2 silvers, and a bronze medal over her career. After retiring from competition, Dr. Blauwet has served in a number of roles in the Olympic and Paralympic movement, serving as a member of the International Olympic Committee Medical and Scientific Expert Group, and until September 2016, served as treasurer on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency board of directors. Congratulations, Dr. Blauwet! Read more.
  • William S. Pease, MD, has been selected as President of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). Congratulations, Dr. Pease! Read more.
  • Chloe Slocum, MD, recently finished serving on a technical expert panel commissioned by CMS on the Improving Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act. This was the second commissioned meeting to follow-up on the first TEP held in April 2016. Read more.

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