About Sam Maddox

Sam Maddox is certainly no stranger to New Mobility, having conceived of and founded the magazine in 1989, after publishing the book Spinal Network, followed by Quest for Cure (1992), the first history of spinal cord injury research. He moved on to become Knowledge Manager for the Reeve Foundation and authored the Reeve Paralysis Resource Guide and is currently the Foundation’s biomedical research writer. These days he is working on yet another book, SCI: The First 90 Days. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where he taught in the School of Journalism. He lives in Los Angeles.

September 2016

An Undreadful and Upbeat Story About Neck Surgery

By | September 1st, 2016|

It’s not all sawbones and sutures. It’s full of personality and positivity. So stick around and meet the cast.

June 2010

Cityzen Toby

By | June 1st, 2010|

Photos by Christopher Voelker / Voelkerstudio.com The first thing you'll probably want to know about Tobias Forrest is where he was raised, whether [...]

September 2009

New Mobility Turns 20

By | September 1st, 2009|

Photo by Chris Benson Here's a picture of NEW MOBILITY at 20, as commemorated by the narratives of five NM subjects, each riding a different [...]

April 2008

Tommy Hollenstein: Tracking Art

By | April 1st, 2008|

Photography: Christopher Voelker/Voelkerstudio.com Tommy Hollenstein's artwork is colorful and chaotic yet infused with the optimism and transformative drama that define the Southern California [...]

March 2005

Luminous Spirit

By | March 1st, 2005|

Barry and I shared a pretty good laugh a few months back, right around the occasion of the 15th anniversary issue of New Mobility. I [...]

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