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DRS is proud to join with a number of partners to support a variety of awards.  Information on current and past awards is available below. To view award winners from past meetings, click here..

 

The Dysphagia Research Society is Now Accepting Award Applications

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Please thoroughly review the guidelines and submit ONLY the first page and the pages of the specific awards you are applying for. To be considered for the awards, ALL FIELDS of the specific award must be filed out upon delivery to the DRS administrative office. Award applications that are not completed may not be considered.

Complete applications must be submitted electronically in a single PDF file no later than December 28, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CST to: 

The Dysphagia Research Society

Attn: Awards & Scholarships Committee

DRS@badgerbay.co

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Awards and Scholarships submission process, please email DRS at DRS@badgerbay.co or call 1-920-560-5624. 

 


 

AB-SSD Distinguished Research Award in Dysphagia

The AB-SSD Distinguished Research Award in Dysphagia is given to a speech-language pathologist who presents a scientific paper at the Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting for topics related to swallowing function and disorders.

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Clarence T. Sasaki, M.D. Award

Clarence T. Sasaki MD, The Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, has had a long-standing interest and experience in physiological research of the larynx serving as Director of The Yale Larynx Laboratory since 1973. The Sasaki award is given to an M.D. or M.D. candidate who presents a scientific paper or poster at the Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting on topics related to swallow function and disorders.

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CSDRG Logemann Travel Award

Dr. Jeri Logemann was a pioneer in research related to dysphagia. In 1996 she founded the Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinical Trials Research Group (CSDRG). The goal of CSDRG is to advance the scientifically-based assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders. This award honors her career and memory by seeking applications from students who are conducting research to further the evidence-base of the profession.

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DRS New Investigator Award

The Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) New Investigator Awards will be given to two eligible participants. Applicants may reside in any country and represent any profession. Each participant must have submitted a scientific abstract and been accepted for an oral presentation as part of the DRS Annual Meeting. Once the participants receive notification that their presentations have been accepted, they will be notified by the review committee to submit a two-page, double-spaced summary including data, and a CV. Two papers will be selected for oral presentation during the New Investigators Forum. 

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Springer Publishing Junior Investigator Scholarship

The Springer Publishing Junior Investigator Scholarship is designed to provide support to junior, international, and out of field presenters in attending the Annual DRS Meeting and Pre-Conference course.

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Steven B. Leder Award

The Steven B. Leder Award was created by the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) to highlight clinically relevant research. This award honors Steve Leder, a prolific evidence-based clinical researcher, a dedicated clinician, and past-president of the DRS.

 

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Sumiko Okada Scholarship

The Sumiko Okada Intrnational Fellowship Fund is a research grant honoring Sumiko Okada, a Japanese speech pathologist, who contributed to the field of dysphagia with her publications and yearly presentations and posters at DRS Annual Meetings.

The fund was jointly established by the Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation (JSDR) and the DRS to subsidize international expenses for young researchers in the field of dysphagia. This award is entirely funded by the Dysphagia Research Society. 

Award recipients will present their research findings in an oral presentation (in English) during the Japanese-Korean Joint Swallowing Conference and the meeting of the Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation. Awardees will attend the entire three days of the conference.

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The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance Award

This award is open to all disciplines and is specifically targeted for swallowing research in patients with head and neck cancer. An award will be presented to BOTH an oral presenter and poster presenter.

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The Michael Donovan NFOSD Innovation Award

This award is open to all disciplines and is specifically targeted to revolutionary translational research with the greatest likelihood of directly benefiting the patient/caregiver.

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