Allen W. Heinemann, PhD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Allen W. Heinemann

Allen W. Heinemann, PhD

  • Director, CROR, RIC
  • Associate Director of Research, RIC
  • Professor, PM&R, Feinberg School of Medicine, NU
  • Senior Faculty Fellow, Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, NU

Profile

Gender:
Male

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1977
Washington State University, BS, Psychology
1980
University of Kansas, MA, Clinical Psychology (Rehabilitation Specialty)
1982
University of Kansas, PhD, Clinical Psychology (Rehabilitation Specialty)

Honors & Awards

  • 2006 - Distinguished Member Award, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • 2005 - Presidential Address, The search for meaningful outcomes in rehabilitation psychology. Presented at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 19.
  • 2005 - Fellow, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • 2005 - Presidential Address, ACRM’s Evolving Mission: Opportunities to Promote Rehabilitation Research, Presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chicago, IL, September 30. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in press.
  • 2005 - Keynote speaker, Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference, Presentation titled: Community Participation from the Perspective of Multiple Stakeholders, October 21, 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • 2005 - Morita Distinguished Fellow, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, December 5-9, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Publications

  • Magasi S, Heinemann AW. Integrating stakeholder perspectives in outcome measurement. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 2009, 21:1-13.
  • Dijkers MP; Task Force on Systematic Reviews and Guidelines (member). The value of traditional reviews in the era of systematic reviewing. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 May;88(5):423-30.
  • Dobrez D, Heinemann AW, Deutsch A, Durkin EM, Almagor O. Impact of mental disorders on cost and reimbursement for patients in inpatient rehabilitation facilities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010 Feb;91(2):184-8. PMID: 20159119.
  • Mwachofi AK, Al-Assaf AF, Heinemann AW. Factors affecting reduction of gender differences in health care coverage for Vocational Rehabilitation clients with disabilities, Women's Health Issues, 20, 66-74, 2010.
  • Epstein RA, Heinemann AW, McFarland LV, Quality of Life in Veterans and Service Members with Major Traumatic Limb Loss from Vietnam and OIF/OEF Conflicts, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 47, 373-385.
  • McFarland LV, Winkler S, Jones MW, Heinemann AW, Esquenazi A, Reiber GE. Unilateral Upper Limb Prosthetic Use, Satisfaction and Abandonment in Service Members from Vietnam and OIF/OEF conflicts with Major Traumatic Limb Loss, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 47, 299-316.
  • Larson E, Heinemann AW. Rasch Analysis of the Executive Interview (The EXIT-25) and Introduction of an Abridged Version (The Quick EXIT). Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91, 389-394, 2010. PMID: 20298829.
  • Whiteneck G, Gassaway J, Dijkers M, Lammertse D, Hammond F, Heinemann AW, Backus D, Charlifue S, Ballard P; Zanca J. Inpatient and post-discharge rehabilitation services provided in the first year after spinal cord injury: Findings from the SCIRehab study, Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011;92:361-8.
  • Bode RK, Heinemann AW, Butt Z, Stallings J; Taylor C; Rowe R; Roth EJ. Development and validation of participation and positive psychological function measures for stroke survivors. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010;91:1347-56.
  • Hahn EA, Devellis RF, Bode RK, Garcia SF, Castel LD, Eisen SV, Bosworth HB, Heinemann AW, Rothrock N, Cella D; on behalf of the PROMIS Cooperative Group. Measuring social health in the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS): item bank development and testing. Quality of Life Research (2010) 19:1035–1044. PMID: 20419503.
  • Lee JC, Heinemann AW. Forgoing Physician Visits due to Cost: A Source of Health Disparities for Elderly People with Disabilities?” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91, 1319-1326, 2010.
  • Bode RK, Heinemann AW, Butt Z, Taylor C, Rowe M, Stallings J, Roth EJ. Development and Validation of Participation and Positive Psychological Function Measures for Stroke Survivors. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010;91:1347-56.
  • Whiteneck G, Dijkers M, Heinemann AW, Bogner J, Bushnik T, Cicerone K, Corrigan J, Hart T, Malec J, Millis S. Development of the Participation Assessment with Recombined Tools – Objective (PART-O) for use with Individuals after Traumatic Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011;92:542-51.
  • Kalpakjian CZ, Houlihan B, Meade MA, Karana-Zebari D, Heinemann AW, Dijkers M, Wierbicky J, Charlifue S. Marital Status, Marital Transitions, Well-Being and Spinal Cord Injury: An Examination of the Effects of Gender and Time. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011; 92(3) 433-440.
  • Whiteneck G,  Gassaway J, Dijkers M,  Lammertse D, Hammond F, Heinemann AW, Backus D, Charlifue S,  Ballard P, Zanca, J. Inpatient and Post-Discharge Rehabilitation Services Provided in the First Year after Spinal Cord Injury: Findings from the SCIRehab Study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011;92(3):361-368.
  • Stenson KW, Deutsch A, Heinemann AW, Chen D. Obesity and Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes for Patients with a Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011;92(3):384-390.
  • Heinemann AW. Measurement of participation in rehabilitation research: Introduction. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91(suppl), S1-S4, 2010.
  • Heinemann AW, Tulsky D, Dijkers M, Brown M, Magasi S, Gordon W, DeMark H. Issues in participation measurement in research and clinical applications. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91(suppl), S72-S76, 2010.
  • Mallinson TR, Bateman J, Tseng H-Y, Manheim L, Almagor O, Deutsch A, Heinemann AW. A comparison of discharge functional status after rehabilitation in skilled nursing, home health, and medical rehabilitation settings for patients after lower-extremity joint replacement surgery. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011;92:712-20.
  • Heinemann AW, Lai JS,  Magasi S, Hammel J, Corrigan JD,  Bogner J,  Whiteneck GG. Measuring Participation Enfranchisement. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011;92:564-71.
  • Bogner J, Whiteneck G, Corrigan J, Lai JS, Dijkers MP, Heinemann AW. Comparison of Scoring Methods for the Participation Assessment with Recombined Tools – Objective. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011;92:552-63.
  • Babbitt E, Heinemann AW, Semik P, Cherney L. Psychometric Properties of the Communication Confidence Rating Scale for Aphasia (CCRSA):Phase 2, Aphasiology, iFirst¸2011, 1-9.

  • Whiteneck GG, Bogner JA, Heinemann AW. Advancing the measurement of participation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011;92:540-1.

  • Cuthbert JP, Corrigan JD, Harrison-Felix C, Coronado V, Dijkers MP, Heinemann AW, Whiteneneck GG. Factors that Predict Acute Hospitalization Discharge Disposition for Adults with Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in press.
  • Corrigan JD, Cuthbert JP, Whiteneck GG, Dijkers MP, Coronado C, Heinemann AW, Harrison-Felix C, Graham JE, Representativeness of the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 2011; 1-13.
  • Cella D, Lai JS, Nowinski C, Victorson D, Peterman A,. Miller DM, Bethoux F, Heinemann AW, Rubin S, Cavazos K, Reder A, Sufit R, Simuni T, Holmes G, Siderowf A, Wojna V, Bode RK, McKinney N, Podrabsky T, Wortman K, Choi S, Gershon R, Rothrock M, Moy C. Neuro-QOL: Brief Measures of Health-related Quality of Life for Clinical Research in Neurology. Neurology; 2010;372763, in press.
  • Huber, M., Keferl, J.E., Lazowski, L.E., Heinemann, A.W. & Moore, D.  A comparison of didactic and learner-centered training models for substance abuse screening: Considerations for administrators. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration; 2011:95-104.
  • Mirza M, Heinemann AW. Service needs and service gaps among refugees with disabilities resettled in the United States, Disability and Rehabilitation, in press.
  • Dijkers M, Bushnik T, Heinemann AW, Heller T, Libin A, Starks J, Sherer M, Vandergoot D. Systematic reviews for informing rehabilitation practice: an introduction. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in press.
  • Saver JL, Warach S, Janis S, Odenkirchen J, Becker K, Benavente O, Broderick J, Dromerick A, Duncan P, Elkind MWV, Johnston K, Kidwell JS, Meschia JF, Schwamm L for the NINDS Stroke Common Data Element Working Group. Standardizing the structure of stroke clinical and epidemiologic research data: The stroke common data element (CDE) project. Stroke, in press.
  • Fann JR, Bombardier CH, Tate D, Richards JS, Wilson C, Warren AM, Heinemann AW. An exploration of modifiable risk factors for depression after spinal cord injury:  Which factors should we target?
    Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in press.
  • Heinemann AW, Bode RK, Rosenbloom S, Cella, D. Developing an emotional distress item bank for cancer patients. Journal of Applied Measurement, 13(1), 97-113.
  • Barnett SD, Heinemann AW, Libin A, Houts AC, Gassaway J, Sen-Gupta S, Resch A, Brossart DF. Small N designs for rehabilitation research Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 49(1), 2012.
  • Jarl G, Heinemann AW, Hermansson LN. Validity evidence for a modified version of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users' Survey. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2012, DOI: 10.3109/17483107.2012.667196.
  • Saver JL, Warach S, Janis S, Odenkirchen J, Becker K, Benavente O, Broderick J, Dromerick AD, Duncan P, Elkind MSV, Johnston K, Kidwell CS, Meschia JF, Schwamm L for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Common Data Element Working Group. Standardizing the Structure of Stroke Clinical and Epidemiologic Research Data: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Stroke Common Data Element Project. Stroke. 2012;43:00-00.
  • Heinemann AW, Boninger ML, Brienza D, Charlifue S, Chen Y-Y, Curley KC, Graves DE, Groah S, Hudson LM, Jackson AB, Johnson KL, Kalpakjian CZ, Kusiak A, Larson KE, Agustin TS, Sherwood AM, Shinowara N, Stripling T, Tate D. State of the Science Conference in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2011: Introduction, Spinal Cord , 20 March 2012, doi:10.1038/sc.2012.13.
  • Heinemann AW, Steeves JD, Boninger M, Groah S, Sherwood AM. State of the science in spinal cord injury rehabilitation 2011: informing a new research agenda. Spinal Cord , 20 March 2012, doi:10.1038/sc.2012.1.
  • Research Interests

    Teaching Interests: Rehabilitation-related health services research; psychological aspects of disabling conditions; research design, statistics and methodology; behavioral medicine; neuropsychology; substance abuse and disability. Research Interests: Health services research in rehabilitation, substance abuse and traumatic injury, adjustment and coping processes following disability, injury and illness; neuropsychology; utilization of behavioral methods in rehabilitation

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