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Congratulations to Alexa Murray – recipient of Nisonger’s Staff Excellence Award!

Congratulations Alexa! Alexa Murray, Program Manager for Nisonger Center Transitions Services, is the 5th recipient of the Nisonger Center Staff Excellence Award! This quarterly award recognizes a staff member who goes above and beyond daily to advance our mission, vision and values and is a true representation of ‘excellence’. Alexa was nominated for demonstrating Innovation, Compassion, Cultural Competence [...]

By | July 30th, 2021|

Nisonger Center receives $3.6 million grant from HRSA

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration awarded a $3.6-million, 5-year grant to the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center. The grant will support interdisciplinary leadership training for a wide range of health-related graduate and post-graduate [...]

By | June 16th, 2021|

Nisonger Early Learning Program Director promoted to Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine (Katie) Walton on her promotion to Associate Professor of Psychology (with tenure). Dr. Walton’s promotion was confirmed by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees on May 19, 2021!  Dr. Walton is also the Program Director for Nisonger Center’s Early Learning Program.

By | June 10th, 2021|

Johnstown Road Pediatric Dentist Diego Solis recognized as Top Dentist 2021!

Dr. Diego Solis, Pediatric General Dentist at the Johnstown Road Dental Clinic was recently recognized as a 2021 Top Dentist and appears online in the June 2021 issue of Columbus Monthly Magazine. Dr. Solis has received this award annually since 2017. "Congratulations!! You make us proud. So pleased to see your peers recognize your skills and [...]

By | April 30th, 2021|

Celebrating Impact – Lois Curtis

If you heard of the 1999 U.S. Supreme Court case Olmstead vs. LC, LC stands for her. Lois has an intellectual disability and was forced into an institution at age 11 years, Georgia Regional Hospital. She fought to be released to live in the community but was denied, until an attorney from Atlanta reviewed the [...]

By | February 4th, 2021|

We’re Hiring! Program Coordinator – LEND

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program Coordinator (Job Opening 462942) – Coordinates LEND grant activities including: onboarding and participation of faculty, consultants, post-doctoral and graduate students in program operations; coordinates clinical training scheduling in Nisonger training clinics and community clinics; coordinates and schedules requests for clinical training from students outside of Nisonger Center; collects, [...]

By | November 12th, 2020|

The Nisonger Early Learning Program welcomes a new Program Manager!

Nisonger Center recently began a search for a new Program Manager; as Deanna Kropf is relocating to New York. Deanna has been a part of the Early Learning Program team as Program Manager since 2016 and served as one of the nation’s Act Early Ambassadors since 2019.  We want to express our deepest appreciation to [...]

By | August 31st, 2020|

We need your help! Covid-19 Survey for Adults with IDD

Developed in collaboration with local, state and national partners; please consider participating and/or sharing the details of this national survey for families of adults (ages 18+) with intellectual or developmental disabilities created in response to rapidly changing circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Input from people with IDD about their experiences during this time is [...]

By | June 23rd, 2020|

Support Essential Nisonger Center Programs/Services during The #BigGive 2020!

The Columbus Foundation's #BigGive is almost here - and just hit a BIG milestone! This year's bonus pool is now more than $1.5 Million dollars; the LARGEST bonus pool in The Big Give history! The Big Give provides everyone with the opportunity to respond to the challenges we are facing as a community. With your [...]

By | June 9th, 2020|

Kelly Barnett receives the 2020 Nisonger Champion Award

Nisonger Center is proud to honor Kelly Barnett, MSW, LISW-S; Behavior Support Services Clinical Program Manager; for receiving the 2020 Nisonger Champion Award! The recipient of this prestigious award shall not only demonstrate a strong commitment to providing the skills and resources needed to succeed in the advancement of science, but has also displayed a [...]

By | May 31st, 2020|
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