Bohdan V. Olijnyk Research Participant Award

The Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre (Northern Alberta) Society (SCITCS) approached IFESS to establish the Bohdan V. Olijnyk Research Participant Award to recognize the partnership between the researcher and the volunteer participants required to move research from the laboratory to the community. The Award is presented during the annual IFESS conference.


Ron Reddam, Ontario, Canada received the Bohdan V. Olijnyk Research Participant Award from Thierry Keller at the RehabWeek 2019 in Toronto, Canada.


Mr. Greg McClure (Adelaide, Australia) receives the award from Thierry Keller during the 19th IFESS Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; from left to right: Thierry Keller (IFESS President), Greg McClure, Che Fornusek


Mr. Thomas Schweiger receives the award from Glen Davis during the 11th Vienna Int. Workshop on FES; first row: Thomas Schweiger, Silvia and Julian Schweiger; second row (left to right): Rüdiger Rupp, Winfried Mayr (President ÖGBMT, FESWorkshop Co-Chair), Manfred Bijak (FESWorkshop Co-Chair), Glen Davis (IFESS Vice President)


Mr. Edgar Howard Jackson receives the award from Mr. Vadim Olijnyk, son of Mr. Bohdan V. Olijnyk


Mr. Roland Neuninger (Vienna, Austria) receives the award from Orysia Olijnyk