2013-2014 Faculty Grants and Publications

A complete list of the grants and publications by the faculty of the Department of Occupational Therapy, in the academic year of 2013-14.

Grants:

Tracy Chippendale, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: “Living legends: Education and inspiration for the next generation of health professionals.” Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation. 10/13 to 10/14. $20,000.

Yael Goverover, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy,

  • Principal Investigator: “Exploring the effects of a memory intervention on memory and everyday life activities with persons with MS.” National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 10/13 to 10/14. $42,000.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “The Use of Actual Reality to Measure Everyday Life Functional Activity in Multiple Sclerosis.” Biogen IDEC. 12/14 to 12/15. $139,000.

Kristie Patten-Koenig, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: “ASD Nest Support Project.” NYC Department of Education. 7/14 to 7/15. $1,200,000.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “Autism: Exploring interdisciplinary approaches to a positive life trajectory.” The Humanities Initiative Research Collaborative. 4/14 to 4/16. $10,000.
  • Principal Investigator: “Prevalence and Characteristics of Yoga-Based Programs in a Large Urban Public School District: Survey of Current Practices.” Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. 11/13 to 4/14. $5,154.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “Ghanaian Institute for the Future of Teaching and Education (GIFTED) Women’s Fellowship Program.” Banco Santander. 1/13 to 12/16. $500,000.
  • Principal Investigator: “ASD Nest Support Project.” NYC Department of Education. 7/13 to 7/14. $1,022,890.
  • Principal Investigator: “The middle child: Developing a middle school model for students with ASD.” FAR Fund. 7/13 to 7/14. $50,000.
  • Principal Investigator: “Keeping it Real: Collaborating with Self-Advocates to Develop Strength-Based Modules for Public Schools.” Autism Speaks. 1/13 to 1/14.  $25,000.

Anita Perr, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Co-Principal Investigator: “ABILITY Lab; Accessibility and Assistive Technology Research and Development.” New York University Provost Office Mega-grants Initiative. 9/14 to 9/15. $50,000.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “ABILITY Lab.” Private Gift. 9/14 to 9/15. $100,000.

Gerald Voelbel, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Principal Investigator: “Cognitive Remediation for Individuals with Chemotherapy Induced Cognitive Impairment.” New York University Steinhardt IDEAs (Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Awards). 9/13 to 12/14. $5,000.

 

Publications:

Tracy Chippendale:

  • Boltz, M., Resnick, B., Chippendale, T. & Galvin, J. E. (accepted). Testing a family-centered intervention to promote functional and cognitive recovery in hospitalized older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
  • Chippendale, T. & Boltz, M. (accepted). Perceived neighborhood fall risks and strategies used to prevent outdoor falls: Does age matter? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
  • Chippendale, T., & Boltz, M. (2014). The neighborhood environment: Perceived fall risk, resources and strategies for fall prevention. The Gerontologist, Early online, 1-9.
  • Chippendale, T. (2014). Meeting the mental health needs of older adults across practice settings. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 32, 1-9.
  • Chippendale, T. (2013). Elders’ life stories: Impact on the next generation of health professionals. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research.
    http://www.hindawi.com/journals/cggr/2013/493728/

Jim Hinojosa:

  • Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (Eds.) (2014). Evaluation in Occupational Therapy: Obtaining and Interpreting Data (4th edition). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Blount, M. L. (Eds.) (2014). The Texture of life: Occupations and Related Activities (4th edition). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

Tsu-Hsin Howe:

  • Howe, T.-H., Sheu, C.-F., Wang, T.-N., Hsu, Y.-W. (2014). Parenting Stress in Families with Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants in early infancy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 1748-1756. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2014.02.015
  • Wang, T.-N., Howe, T.-H., Lin, K. -C. & Hsu, Y.-W. (2014). Hand Function and Its Prognostic Factors of Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Children Up to Two Years of Age. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35,322-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2013.11.023
  • Howe, T.-H. & Perr, A. (2014). Self-care Occupations. In J. Hinojosa & M.-L. Blount (Eds.) (4th edition), The Texture of Life: Occupations and Related Activities (pp. 337-352). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Howe, T.-H. & Holzman, I. R. (2014). Fine motor development. Book chapter in W. F. Malcolm (Ed.), Beyond the NICU: comprehensive care of the high-risk infant. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional publication.

Yael Goverover:

  • Goverover, Y., Genova, H., Wood, H., Chiaravalloti, N., & DeLuca, J. (accepted). Metacognitive knowledge and online awareness in Multiple Sclerosis. NeuroRehabilitation.
  • Goverover, Y., Chiaravalloti, N., & DeLuca, J. (2014). Task meaningfulness and degree of cognitive impairment: Do they affect self-generated learning in persons with Multiple Sclerosis? Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 24, 155-171.

Kristie Patten-Koenig:

  • Patten Koenig, K., Feldman, J. Siegel, D, Bleiweiss, J., & Cohen, S. (2014). Issues in implementing a comprehensive intervention for public school children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 42(1).
  • Patten Koenig, K. (2014). The context of evaluation. In Hinojosa, J., Kramer, P, & Christ, P. (eds), Evaluation in Occupational Therapy: Obtaining and Interpreting Data, 4th edition. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Hough, L, & Patten Koenig, K. (2014). Inclusion and innovation: Supporting employees on the autism spectrum. Mental Health Works Quarterly. Partnership for Workplace Mental Health. American Psychiatric Association, Inc.
  • Hough, L. & Patten Koenig, K. (2014). Autism in the workplace: How occupational therapy practitioners can support the neurodiverse workforce. OT Practice 19(2),14–16. http://dx.doi.org/10.7138/otp.2014.192f3

Gerald Voelbel: