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CSDRG Logemann Travel Award

 

Dr. 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. 

This annual award will provide one student with a $500 travel stipend to attend the upcoming Dysphagia Research Society's (DRS) annual meeting. In order to be eligible for this award, the student should:

1) have submitted and had accepted for presentation either a paper or poster,

2) be the presenter and first author on the submission,

3) submit a one-page single-spaced essay addressing the domains of value of attending DRS and how their work honors Dr. Logemann (see below) and

4) in honoring Dr. Logemann and her research the students work should focus on evidence-based practice related to the assessment or treatment of individuals with dysphagia. 

5) must submit current curriculum vitae.

 

Only posters or presentations already accepted bv DRS will be eligible for the CSDRG award. CSDRG will rate applicants for the award on each of four domains using the same 1-5 point scoring system that DRS uses.

The following key factors are considered from the abstract and the weighting of each domain applied. 

1. Scientific merit: Scientific method is followed, meaningful data are presented, and conclusion supports the results 40%

2. Relevance: Topic is pertinent to new directions in assessment or treatment. New or under-explored subject is presented and study has practical application 30%

The domains considered in the essay are:

3. Value of the presenter attending the DRS conference (Clear statement of why these funds will allow applicant to attend and how attending will further their work).  20%

4. Honoring Dr. Logemann's work (How the project reflects the scope of research led by Dr. Logemann during her years as an active research.)  10%

 

Click here to access the Face Sheet to be submitted with this award request. 

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