Faculty Achievements: Grants and Publications Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Patricia Gentile – Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Youngstown, M. J. & Gentile, P.A. (2019). Supervision. In B.Schell & G. Gillen (Eds.) Williard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy (13th Ed.) Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Yael Goverover – Associate Professor

  • Goverover, Y., Toglia, J., & Deluca, J. (2019). The weekly calendar planning activity in multiple sclerosis : A top-down assessment of executive functions. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 0(0), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2019.1584573.
  • Goverover, Y., Genova, H. M., Smith, A., Lengenfelder, J., & Chiaravalloti, C. D. (2018). Changes in Activity Participation Following Multiple Sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care.
  • Saleh, S., Sandroff, M. B., Vitiello, T., Owoeye, O., Hoxha, A., Hake, P., Goverover, Y., Wylie, G. R., Yue, G. H., & DeLuca, J. (2018). The Role of Premotor Areas in Dual Tasking in Healthy Controls and Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: An fNIRS imaging study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 1-11.
  • Kalb, R., Beier, M., Benedict, R.H.B., Charvet, L., Costello, K., Feinstein, A., Gingold, .J, Goverover, Y., Halper, J., Harris, C., Kostich, L., Krupp, L., Lathi, E., LaRocca, N., Thrower, B., & DeLuca, J. (2018). Recommendations for Cognitive Screening and Management in Multiple Sclerosis Care. Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Chiaravalloti, N. D., Goverover, Y., Costa, S. L., & DeLuca, J. (2018). A Pilot Study Examining Speed of Processing Training (SPT) to Improve Processing Speed in persons with Multiple Sclerosis. Frontiers in Neurology, 9,685. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00685 (Manuscript ID: 389748).
  • Stern, B., & Goverover, Y. (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. (2018). 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. 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, 7205205030p1-7205205030p8. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2018.026864.

Tsu-Hsin Howe – Associate Professor

  • Howe, T.-H., Hinojosa, J., & Sheu, C.-F., A qualitative study of Latino-American mothers’ perspectives on feeding their young children (2019). American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Howe, T.-H., Sheu, C.-F., & Wang, T.-N. (2019). Feeding pattern and parental perception of feeding issues of preterm infants in the first 2 years of life. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 7302205030. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.029397.
  • Kramer, P., Hinojosa, J. & Howe, T.-H. (2019). Frames of Reference for Pediatric Occupational Therapy. 4th Editions. Baltimore, MD: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Howe, T.-H. (2018). Oromotor Therapy. In J. Ongkasuwan & E. C. Chiou (Eds), Pediatric Dysphagia: Challenges and Controversies (pp. 119-134). New York, NY: Springer.

Amy Hurst – Associate Professor

  • Hamidi, F., Kumar, S., Dorfman, M., Ojo, F., Kottapalli, M., & Hurst, A. (2019). SenseBox: A DIY Prototyping Platform to Create Audio Interfaces for Therapy. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 25-34. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295633.
  • Kearney-Volpe, C., Holloway S., & Hurst, A. (2019). Entertainment for All: Understanding Media Streaming Accessibility. Proceedings of CHI ’19 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’19). (To Appear).
  • Kearney-Volpe, C., Hurst, A., & Fitzgerald, S. (2019). Blind Web Development Training at Oysters and Pearls Technology Camp in Uganda. Proceedings of Proceedings of the 16th Web for all Conference. (W4A ’19). (To Appear).

Kristie Patten Koenig – Department Chair and Associate Professor

  • Patten Koenig, K. (2019). 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.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “Developing Abilities and Knowledge for Careers in Design and Engineering for Students on the Autism Spectrum by Scaling Up Making Experiences.” (Principal Investigator Wendy Martin, PhD). National Science Foundation (NSF#1850289). Funded for 8/19 to 7/22. $514,629 subaward of $1,999,775 total award.
  • Principal Investigator: “Ghanaian Institute for the Future of Teaching and Education (GIFTED) Women’s Fellowship Program-Phase III.” (Co-Principal Investigator Rose Vukovic, Ph.D.). Banco Santander. Funded for 1/19 to 12/20. $278,000.
  • Principal Investigator: “NYU ASD Nest Support Project.” NYC Department of Education.  2018-2023 $8,401,750 Year 1: 11/1/18-6/30/19. $1,680,350.
  • Principal Investigator: “Long Beach, CA ASD Nest Training and Support.” Long Beach Public School District. 11/1/18 – 6/30/19. $36,500.
  • Principal Investigator: “ASD Nest supports, consultation, and professional development.” Norwalk Public School District. 3/1/18 – 6/30/19. $120,059.
  • 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.

Janet Njelesani – Assistant Professor

  • Njelesani, J. (2019). “A child who is hidden has no rights”: Responses to violence against children with disabilities. Child Abuse & Neglect, 89, 58-69. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.12.024.
  • Qualitative Research Affinity Group. NYU Steinhardt. Co-Applicant with Audrey Trainor and Natasha Strassfeld.

Gerald Voelbel – Associate Professor

  • Newman, R.M., Alfano, C., Radomski, M.V., Pergolotti, M., Wolf, T, Sleight, A., Leak, A.B., Voelbel, G.T., de Moor, J., Nitkin, R., Daniels, E., Braveman, B., Walker, R.K., Williams, G., Winters-Stone, K.M., Cheville, A., Campbell, S., Lawlor, M., King, A., Ness, K., Srivastava, P., & Lyons, K.D. (2019). Catalyzing Research to Optimize Cancer Survivors’ Participation in Work and Life Roles. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: “Verbal Working Memory and Attention Remediation for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.” Global Research Incubator Award, $15,040. Funded: 9/19 – 8/20.