Scott receives MOAA Distinguished Service Award
Steven Scott, D.O.
Dr. Steven Scott, co-director of VA's Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CINDRR), received the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Distinguished Service Award for 2016 in recognition of his leadership role in improving the lives of ill, injured, and disabled Veterans and their families.
In addition to his role as co-director of CINDRR, Scott is also chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, and is co-clinical director of the VA Polytrauma/Blast Quality Enhancement Research Initiative.
Scott is a nationally known expert in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, with research expertise in polytrauma and traumatic brain injury. Much of his work focuses on the rehabilitation and reintegration of Veterans who have experienced blast-related injuries.
Besides his VA work, Scott is a professor of neurology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He has been a VA researcher in Tampa since 1990.
MOAA is the nation's largest association of active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and former military officers and their families. It annually recognizes individuals or organizations that strongly support the uniformed services community. Scott received his award April 12, 2016, at a MOAA event in Washington, D.C.