The National Association for Continence announced that the 2017 AUGS recipient of the Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion is Cindy L. Amundsen, MD. Dr. Amundsen was presented the award during the 2017 AUGS annual meeting in Providence RI on Oct 6th, 2017. Dr. Amundsen was recognized for her outstanding work with patients, research and support of patient education.
The award is the among the most prestigious recognitions in the field of continence care, conferred upon those whose distinguished careers and outstanding contributions in research, clinical practice and patient education have made them role models for others in the discipline.
“It is a great pleasure and honor to present Dr. Amundsen this award,” said Steven G. Gregg, Ph.D., Executive Director for the National Association for Continence. “We were inspired by the more than 20 years of work he has done in Uro-gynecology care as well as clinical research and support for greater patient education. She is particularly successful treating those that often do not respond to the first or second line therapies.”