Faculty Achievements: Grants and Publications Summer/Fall 2018

Patricia Gentile

  • James, M.K., Robitsek, J.R., Syed, M.S., Gentile, P.A., Ramos, M., Perez, F. (2018). Clinical and non-clinical factors that predict discharge disposition after a fall. Injury 49(5) pp. 975-982. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.02.014

Anita Perr

  • NYU Dental School Clinic Redesign to Improve Access and Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities.

Tsu-Hsin Howe

  • Book chapter published: Howe, T.-H. (2018). Oromotor Therapy. In J. Ongkasuwan & E. C. Chiou (Eds), Pediatric Dysphagia: Challenges and Controversies. New York, NY: Springer.     

Yael Goverover

  • Chiaravalloti, N. D., Goverover, Y., Costa, S. L., & DeLuca, J. (Accepted 7/30/2018). A Pilot Study Examining Speed of Processing Training (SPT) to Improve Processing Speed in persons with Multiple Sclerosis. Frontiers in Neurology (Manuscript ID: 389748).  
  • Stern, B., & Goverover, Y. (First Published June 3, 2018). An occupational perspective of everyday technology use for men with multiple sclerosis. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022618777985
  • Akbar, N., Sandroff, B., Wylie, G., Strober, L.B., Smith, A., Goverover, Y., Motl, R.W., DeLuca, J., & Genova, H. Progressive resistance exercise training and changes in resting-state functional connectivity of the caudate in persons with multiple sclerosis and severe fatigue: A proof-of-concept study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. (Accepted Feb 28, 2018, in press). doi: 10.1080/09602011.2018.1449758. PMID: 29618280
  • Stern, B. Z., Strober, L., DeLuca, J., & Goverover, Y. (2018). Subjective well-being differs with age in multiple sclerosis: A brief report. Rehabilitation Psychology, 63(3), 474-478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rep0000220 PMID: 30113202
  • Goverover, Y., & DeLuca, J. (2018). Assessing everyday life functional activity using actual reality in persons with MS. Rehabilitation Psychology. 63(2), 276-285. doi: 10.1037/rep0000212. PubMed PMID: 29878832.
  • Goverover, Y., Sandroff, B., & DeLuca, J. (2018). Dual-task of fine motor skill and problem-solving in   individuals with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study.  Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 99(4):635-640. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.10.012. PMID: 29108966
  • Goverover Y., Chiaravalloti, N., O’Brien, A., & DeLuca, J. (2018). Evidenced based cognitive rehabilitation for persons with multiple sclerosis: An updated review of the literature from 2007-2016. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 99(2), 390-407. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.07.021. PMID:28958607
  • Costa, S. L., DeLuca, J., Sandroff, B. M., Goverover, Y., & Chiaravalloti, N. D. (2018). The role of demographic and clinical factors in cognitive functioning of persons with relapsing-remitting and progressive multiple sclerosis. Journal of International Neuropsychology Society, 24(2), 139-146. doi: 10.1017/S1355617717000777. PMID: 28830576
  • Kalina, J., Hinojosa, J., Strober, L., Bacon, J., Donnelly, S., & Goverover, Y. (2018). A randomized controlled trial to improve self-efficacy in persons with Multiple Sclerosis: The Community Reintegration for Socially Isolated Patients (CRISP) program. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 72, 7205205030p1-

Janet Njelesani

  • Njelesani J., Siegel, J., & Ullrich, E.  (2018). Realization of the rights of persons with disabilities in Rwanda. PLOS One, 13(5), e0196347. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0196347
  • Njelesani J., & Njelesani, D. (2018). Addressing HIV/AIDS in school in Zambia through traditional games. AIDS Care, 1-3. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1476660
  • Njelesani J., Hashemi, G., Cameron, C., Cameron, D., Richard, D., & Parnes, P. (2018). From the day they are born: A qualitative study exploring violence against children with disabilities in West Africa. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 153. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5057-x
  • Dean L., Mulamba, C.,  Njelesani J., Mbabazi, P. & Bates I. (2018). Establishing an international laboratory network for neglected tropical diseases: Understanding existing capacity in five WHO regions. F1000Research, 7, 1464. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.16196.1
  • Co-Applicant: Advancing inclusion of children with disabilities in the UAE. NYU Abu Dhabi Institute. $15,000.
  • Principal Investigator: Generating and preventing violence: Schools’ responses to school violence against students with disabilities in Zambia.National Academy of Education (NAEd)/ Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship. $70,000.

Kristie Patten Koenig

  • Patten Koenig, K. (in press). A strength based frame of reference for autistic individuals. In P. Kramer, J. Hinojosa & T. Howe (Eds.). Frames of reference for pediatric occupational therapy (4th edition).
  • Patten Koenig, K. & Shore, S. (2018). Self-determination and a shift to a strengths based model. In R. Watling & S. Spitzer (Eds.), Autism: A    Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach, 4th edition, Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
Ongoing Awards:
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “IDEAS: Inventing, Designing and Engineering on the Autism Spectrum”. (Principal Investigator Wendy Martin, PhD). National Science Foundation (NSF#1614436). Funded for 9/16 to 8/19. $300,734 subaward of $1,193,170 total award.
  • Principal Investigator: “NYU ASD Nest Support Project.” NYC Department of Education.  7/1/18-6/30/19. $1,600,000
New Awards:
  • Principal Investigator: “ASD Nest supports, consultation, and professional development.” Norwalk Public School District. 3/1/18 – 6/30/19. $120,059
  • Principal Investigator: “Ghanaian Institute for the Future of Teaching and Education (GIFTED) Women’s Fellowship Program- Phase III”. (Co-Investigator Rose Vukovic, Ph.D.). Banco Santander.  Funded for 1/19 to 12/21. $418,000