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Center Director Receives Distinguished Service Award from NARRTC

May 1, 2015 - Glen White, PhD, received the Distinguished Service Award from NARRTC at its national meeting. It is awarded to individuals who have made impressive contributions to the field of disability through research, teaching, service, or advocacy. The Distinguished Service Award is generally given for sustained contributions or an accumulation of life-time achievements.

This is the highest recognition conferred by NARRTC, whose members include current projects funded through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). The ultimate mission of NARRTC is to promote the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in American society.

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