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1970 Dec. 16

Barrie, David

Memorandum from David Barrie to Marcel C. Durot

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a meeting of the Board of Consultants to the Veterans Administration Spinal Cord Injury Service where Barrie was asked to present a synopsis on the Spinal Cord Management Study; three of the nine members of the Board felt that the conclusion the report came to was not valid. These three said there were satisfactory services to be established with little difficulty, which Barrie disagrees wi... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 Dec. 8

National Paraplegia Foundation

Commitment and service of the National Paraplegia Foundation

Chicago (Ill.) - The National Paraplegia Foundation is establishing an endowment to provide an award for recognizing scientists researching a cure for paraplegia, developing programs directed at improved care and rehabilitation for victims of spinal cord injury, and meets with chapters and affiliates to provide members with ideas, encouragement, and guidance regarding accommodation for wheelchair living. Discusses the... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971

Bucy, Paul C.

Letters to the editor on spinal injury research funds

Chicago (Ill.) - Two letters to the editor written by Bucy concerning the federal administration not releasing money appropriated for the creation of acute spinal cord injury clinical research centers. Bucy urges readers to write to President Nixon to authorize the release of the money.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 5

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of board of directors

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains brief annual reports from the treasurer, the executive director, the medical advisory committee, the nurses advisory committee, and the public education director. Officers are elected and new members are admitted. Studies and preparations were done, but few new programs were initiated. Most of the public education done for the year was in television, and the NPF is working towards establishin... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 4

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of members

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains annual reports from the various chapters of the foundation and the committees. The new Executive Director, Governor Norman A. Erbe, stresses the need for good public relations and publicity for NPF, and says they should publicly recognize airlines, hotels, and public facilities that accommodate people who use wheelchairs. He also calls for better communication between the national office and ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Aug. 3

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of executive committee meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains reports from various committees and staff, and a diagram of the organizational structure of NPF and function of the annual meeting. There are plans for a spinal cord injury center at Northwestern University Medical Center and an agreement between NU, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), and Wesley Hospital. Alan Reich proposes that NPF create a special office to encourage and work w... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Oct. 1

Smittkamp, James

Memorandum from James Smittkamp to chapter presidents, board of directors, and advisory committees

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding an appropriation in the amount of $3 million for Acute Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Research Centers as part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare appropriations bill. Despite the money being approved by the President, the Office of Management and Budget is not releasing it. Smittkamp suggests writing to the President, the director of OMB, and editors of local newspapers asking ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers