ENACT to Present at Upcoming AOTA and NARRTC Meetings in April

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March 25th, 2014

With recruitment for ENACT’s 3 research projects completed, expect to hear more from ENACT in the coming months at professional rehabilitation meetings around the country!

In addition to ENACT’s own Arthritis State of the Science Meeting on April 7th, 2014 in Pentagon City, ENACT will present work to attendees at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) in Baltimore, MD and to the National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (NARRTC) in Washington, DC.

April 3rd will find Rawan AlHeresh, MS, OT, in Baltimore presenting 2 abstracts “Work Participation among Persons with Arthritis: Baseline Characteristics from a Rehabilitation Clinical Trial” and “Work It”: Recruitment Lessons Learned from a Rehabilitation-Based Arthritis Randomized Trial” at the AOTA Annual Meeting in Baltimore.

Director Julie Keysor, PT, PhD, and Kristin Baker, PhD, PI for the BOOST study, will each present during the NARRTC Meeting in Washington, DC on April 23-24, 2014.  Together, they will present the symposia “Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis: Updates from the Field”.  Dr. Baker will later present on the BOOST study in her talk “Arthritis and Exercise: Using Innovated Technology to Improve Strength Training Exercise Adherence”.

Later this summer, doctoral Fellow Aileen Ledingham, MS, PT, will present work from the BOOST study at June’s American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC.

We will see you there!