The award recognizes an individual from the United States who has compiled a distinguished record of disability-related research in the social or physical sciences that has contributed to and advanced our overall knowledge of disability. The selection committee, which consists of past recipients and other disability researchers, has named OHSU Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Charles Drum, JD, PhD as the 2009 recipient of the award. The award will be presented at the 2009 conference, to be held in Albuquerque on September 30th - October 2nd. As the awardee, Dr. Drum will present a keynote address at the conference.
August 27, 2009 Portland, OR