Terrie Vasilopoulos, Ph.D., Receives Best Paper Award

Terrie Vasilopoulos

Terrie Vasilopoulos, Ph.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and orthopaedic surgery & sports medicine, was a co-author on a paper that received an honorable mention for the 2022 PM&R Best Paper Award.

The award was given by PM&R, The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation (The Purple Journal) for the paper titled “The effect of concussion on subsequent musculoskeletal injury risk in high school athletes.” All original research articles published between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, were eligible for the award.

Co-authors with Vasilopoulos were Alex Nusbickel, M.D., from the UF Department of Internal Medicine; Ashley Zapf, M.D., from the UF Department of Community Health and Family Medicine; Brady Tripp, Ph.D., from the UF Department of Applied Kinesiology and Physiology; and Daniel Herman, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Selection criteria included the importance of the contribution of the manuscript to the clinical or basic science related to physical medicine and rehabilitation, the relevance to clinical practice, the quality of the research methodology and interpretation of the findings and the quality of the writing.

Congratulations, Dr. Vasilopoulos!