Intervention Research Grant Recipients
 2018 Angela Caldwell, PhD, OTR/L, CLT
University of Pittsburgh
Partnering for Prevention: Promoting Healthy Habits in Underserved Communities
Mentor: Roxanna Bendixen, PhD, OTR/L
  Susan Fasoli, ScD, MS, OTR/L
MGH Institute of Health Professions
A Paradigm Shift: Rehabilitation Robotics, Cognitive Skills Training and Function
Mentor: Teresa Jacobson Kimberly, PhD, PT 
  Anne Kirby, PhD, OTR/L
University of Utah
Pilot Study of the MAPSS (Maximizing Adolescent Post-Secondary Success) Intervention
Mentor: Himle Michael, PhD 
  Lauren Little, PhD, OTR/L
Rush University
Bridging a Service Gap in Autism: A Hybrid Education-Coaching Intervention
Mentor: Winifred Dunn, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
  Rachel Proffitt, OTD, OTR/L
University of Missouri
Feasibility of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment(R)-BIG Intervention in Stroke
Mentor: Timothy Wolf, OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA 
 2017 Evan Dean, PhD, OTR/L
University of Kansas
Supporting Employment Through Self-determination for Young Adults with ASD 
Mentor: Karrie Shogren, PhD
  Leah Stein Duker, PhD, OTR/L
University of Southern California
Environmental Barriers for Adults with ASD During Primary Care Health Encounters
Mentor: Sharon Cermak, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
  Kathleen Lyons, ScD, OTR/L
Dartmouth College

Supporting Caregivers of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: A Feasibility Study of the Ready to CARE program

Mentor: Stephen Bartel, MD, MS

  Maureen Russell, PhD, OTR/L, MHI
Northern Arizona University
Sleep Interventions for Caregivers and Their Young Children in Part C Programs
Mentor: Carol Baldwin, PhD, RN, NCC, CT, AHN-BC, FAAN
  Heather Williamson, DrPH, MBA, OTR/L, CPH
Northern Arizona University
Health Equity for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Mentor: Julie Ann Baldwin, PhD
 2016 Mary Khetani, ScD, OTR/L
University of Illinois at Chicago
Feasibility Test of a Pediatric Web-Based Care Planning Guide
Mentor: Mary Law, PhD, FCAOT
  Mansha Mirza, PhD, OTR/L, MSHOR
University of Illinois at Chicago
Piloting an Occupational Therapy Intervention in a Primary Care Clinic
Mentor: Anders Kottorp, PhD
  Juleen Rodakowski, OTD, MS, OTR/L
University of Pittsburgh
Empowering Caregivers after Stroke
Mentor: Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L
 2015 Winifred Dunn, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
University of Kansas Medical Center
Feasibility of Telehealth Coaching for Rural Families of Children with Autism
  Simone Gill, PhD, OTR/L
Boston University
Use of Motor Learning Principles to Reduce Fall Risks After Surgical Weight Loss
  Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR/L
Boston University
An Environment Problem-Solving Strategy for Parents of Youth with Disabilities
  Elizabeth Larson, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
University of Wisconsin-Madison
5Minutes4Myself: Motivational Occupational Coaching & Mindfulness for Caregivers
  Susan Magasi, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Negotiating the Healthcare System: a Peer-OT Lead Intervention
  Stacey Reynolds, PhD, OTR/L
Virginia Commonwealth University
Effects of Deep Pressure on Arousal and Performance in Person with Autism
  Roseann Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L FAOTA
Thomas Jefferson University
Testing Outcomes of a Manualized OT Intervention for Children with Autism
 2014 Erin R. Foster, OTD, MSCI, OTR/L
Washington University School of Medicine
Feasibility and Optimization of a Cognitive Intervention for Parkinson Disease
  Sandy Magaña, PhD, MSW
University of Illinois at Chicago
Promoting Participation Among Latino Children with ASD
  Beth Pfeiffer, PhD, OTR/L, BCP
Temple University
Manualization of an Intervention to Improve Work Environments for Adults with ASD
  Arlene Schmid, PhD, OTR
Colorado State University 
Merging Yoga and group Occupational Therapy (MY-OT)
  Mary Ellen Stoykov, PhD, MS, OTR/L
Rush University
Bilateral Priming for Upper Extremity Hemiparesis in Older Adults

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