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Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Publications & Presentations


Manuscript Publications

  • Deutsch A, Granger CV, Russell C, Heinemann AW, Ottenbacher KJ.   Apparent changes in IRF outcomes due to a change in the definition of program interruptionArch Phys Med Rehabil, 89, 2274-2277.
  • Hammel J, Magasi S, Heinemann AW, Whiteneck G, Bogner J, & Rodriguez E. What does participation mean? An insider perspective from people with disabilities. Disability & Rehabi, 30(19):1445-1460.   
  • Mallinson T., Fischer H., Rogers JC., Ehrlich-Jones L., & Chang R. The Issue Is: Human occupation for public health promotion - New directions for occupational therapy practice with persons with arthritis. Am J OT. 2009;63(2):220-6. 
  • Ehrlich-Jones L, O’Dwyer L, Stevens K, Deutsch A. Searching the Literature for Evidence. Rehab Nursing Journal 2008;33(4)163-169.
  • Ottenbacher KJ, Kuo Y, Ostir GV, Campbell J, Deutsch A, Granger CV.  Racial and Ethnic Differences in Post-acute Rehabilitation Outcomes following Stroke in the U.S. Stroke 2008;39:1514-1519.
  • Mallinson T., Manheim L., Almagor O., & Heinemann, AW. Trends in the Supply of IRF Services: 1996 to 2004. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Nov;89(11):2066-79.
  • Heinemann AW . Executive summary of the State-of-the-Science Symposium on Post-Acute Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehab, 88(11), 1478-81, 2007. Reprinted in Am J Phys Med Rehab, Am J Speech-Language Pathology, AT Journal 2008 Spring;20(1):55-60., J Neuroeng and Rehab (4:43), J Spinal Cord Med, (30(5) 452-457), OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health (28(1) 40-45), Physical Therapy (87(11) 1536-1541), Am J OT, (62(2) 251-255), J of Head Trauma Rehab, (22(6) 403-408), Topics in Stroke Rehab, (14(6) 78-84), Rehab Nursing (33(2) 82-87), 2008.
  • Burger H, Franchignoni F, Heinemann AW , Kotnik S, Andrea G. Validation of the OPUS upper extremity functional status module in people with unilateral upper limb amputation. J Rehab Med, 40(5), 393-399, 2008.
  • Heinemann AW , Lazowski LE, Moore D, Miller F, McAweeney M. Validation of a substance use disorder screening instrument for use in vocational rehabilitation settings. Rehab Psych¸ 53(1):63-72, February 2008
  • Papadimitriou C. “It was hard but you did it.”: Work in a Clinical Context among Physical Therapists and Spinal Cord Injured Adults. Disability and Rehab, 30(5):365-774.
  • Chan RCK, Bode RK. Analysis of patient and proxy ratings on the Dysexecutive Questionnaire: an application of Rasch analysis. J of Neuro and Neurosurg Psych 2008;79:86-88.


  • Williams R, Heinemann AW, Wilson C, Bombardier CH. Improving measurement properties of the PHQ-9 with rating scale analysis. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Boston, MA, August, 2008.
  • Ottenbacher KJ, Granger CV, Markello S, Deutsch A, Graham JE, Stineman M. Impact of Prospective Payment on Rehabilitation Outcomes. Presentation at the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation’s Buffalo Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, August 13, 2008.
  • Heinemann, A. Screening for substance use disorders in rehabilitation settings. Lecture presented at the Annual Interdisciplinary Brain Injury Course – Advance in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL , May 2, 2008.
  • Papadimitriou C. 1. Beyond Difference: Epistemic challenges in the study of physical disability from the perspective of a non-disabled researcher. 2. Reconceptualizing Injustice in epistemic terms: A social justice approach that demands the use of qualitative methods. International Congress in Qualitative Inquiry,  May 2008.
  • Heinemann, A. Second Chances study results. Public lecture presented at the Chicago Hilton Hotel, April 29, 2008.
  • Mallinson T, Bateman, J.   Outcomes of Rehabilitation Therapy for Medicare Beneficiaries with a Stroke: A comparison across post-acute care settings, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Long Beach, April 2008.
  • Velozo C, Woodbury M, Mallinson T, Bateman J. What has my standardized assessment done for me lately? A short course on how to use assessment scores to guide practice. American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Long Beach, April 2008.
  • Papadimitriou C. Information I can’t Use: Bringing Public Reporting of Quality Data to Rehabilitation Settings Midwestern Sociological Society, March 2008.
  • Papadimitriou C.  Phenomenology and Disability Studies Research University of Illinois, Disability Studies Department, Chicago, March 2008.
  • Deutsch A, Durkin E, Magasi S, Wolf M, Jones R, Papadimitriou C, DeMark H, Taylor C, Heinemann AW . Health Literacy and Public Reporting of Quality Measures for Medical Rehabilitation Programs (workshop), CARF Medical Rehabilitation Conference: ASPIRING to Excellence Opportunities & Challenges; Tucson, AZ, February 17-18, 2008.
  • Papadimitriou, C. How Do I Understand the Other, When the Other is Radically Different From Me: Promoting Reflexivity in Clinical Practice. Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Genetic Medicine, February 2008.
  • Papadimitriou, C. Sociology and Health Services Research. Northern Illinois University, Department of Sociology, Colloquium, February 2008.