Health—General & Rehabilitative

International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine, Inc.

  • North Caldwell, NJ
  • http://www.ifpam.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1992, the International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine was created to support the performing arts by fostering the further development of performing ars medicine as a medical specialty. It helps to raise funds for injury prevention education/programs, conducts medical research and treatment of performance related injuries. It provides general medical advise, printed resources, forums, chats and conducts studies into performance related injuries. The organization maintains lists of health care specialist worldwide and works to help make the working environment a safer one for all those involved in the performing arts.

ruling year

1992

Principal Officer

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Ms. Nina Paris

Keywords

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Performing arts medicine, injury, tendinitis, health, carpal tunnel

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EIN

22-3150413

 Number

3169880942

Also Known As

IFPAM

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Rehabilitative Medical Services (E50)

Performing Arts (A60)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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IFPAM provides injury prevention workshops upon request. It also provides ongoing discussions through its website and forums therein, about performance related injuries, treatment, prevention techniques. IFPAM provides health alerts as to ongoing dangers to those who work in this industry, suggested reading, referrals, general assistance pertaining to medical issues, and assists other non-profit arts organization in continuing research in this new medical specialty area.

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International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Ms. Nina Paris

BIO

Nina Paris received a B.S. Degree in Occupational Therapy from Boston University. She specializes in hand injuries and performing arts medicine. Ms. Paris is the Director of Occupational Therapy at the Katheryn & Gilbert Miller Health Care Institute for Performing Artists, (aka the Miller Institute) at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, NY. She is also a clinical specialist at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, NJ where she was Associate Director of OT. She is a member of the NJ OT Association and the Performing Arts Medicine Association.

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