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United Spinal Association appoints new leader


KEW GARDENS, N.Y. – United Spinal Association has named Vincenzo Piscopo as president and CEO.

New app supports users in selecting manual wheelchairs


NEW YORK – The United Spinal Association and the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology at the University of Pittsburgh have co-developed a new app that informs and encourages consumers and their families to play an active role in buying, using and maintaining their manual wheelchairs.

United Spinal bolsters board


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association has named six new members to its board of directors.

United Spinal to hold leadership meeting


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association will hold its 7th Annual Chapter Leadership Meeting Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. The meeting of more than 50 chapter leaders will help the organization identify critical needs within the spinal cord injuries and disorders community.

Consumers make their presence known


WASHINGTON – The United Spinal Association’s Roll on Capitol Hill, June 23-26, resulted in a record 250 visits with congressional offices, says Alexandra Bennewith.

Wheelchair users: Ready to roll


WASHINGTON – The United Spinal Association will hold its annual “Roll on Capitol Hill” June 23-26.

People news: Permobil, RESNA, United Spinal


Catharina Modahl Nilsson has been appointed executive vice president, research & development, for Permobil Group.

Stakeholders push back against ostomy recommendation


WASHINGTON – The Access & Care Coalition, led by the United Spinal Association, has retained a lobbying group to boost efforts to prevent expanding competitive bidding to ostomy and urological supplies, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

United Spinal hands out awards


WASHINGTON – Two lawmakers were recognized for their work on behalf of people with disabilities and veterans during the United Spinal Association’s Roll on Capitol Hill this week. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., received the 2018 James J.

Stakeholders publish ostomy white paper


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has partnered with several patient organizations, including the United Spinal Association, the United Ostomy Associations of America and the Spina Bifida Association, to produce a white paper on why the competitive bidding program should not be exp