• CoHSTAR (Center on Health Service Training & Research) Summer Institute
    June 2016, Boston University
    K. Ottenbacher gave an invited lecture titled, "Health Services Research using Existing Data." The lecture presented information and programs from the CLRD.
  • AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting – Today's Research drives Tomorrow's Health
    June 2016, Boston MA
    Four investigators and a postdoctoral fellow gave podium presentations and posters related to large data research involving data, activities and programs supported by the CLDR.
  • Rehabilitation Research at the NIH - Moving the Field Forward
    May 2016, Bethesda MA
    Drs. Ottenbacher and Graham presented as part of a panel titled, "Using Data to Drive Discovery."  The presentations highlighted programs and activities of the CLDR.
  • American Occupational Therapy Association Pre-Conference Institute - Watch Videos
    April 2016, Chicago IL
    The CLDR, along with the AOTA and AOTF, co-sponsored a pre-conference institute on Large Data and Data Sharing Research: Issues, Methods, and Opportunities.


The CLDR hosts a variety of other lectures on the UTMB campus compiled of information related to large research datasets. Presenters include national experts, pilot project investigators and visiting scholars who provide updates on current rehabilitation research.

Nancy Baker, ScD, OTR/L
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Arthritis and Work Disability
December 2014
Tracy Mroz, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington
Home Health Agency Characteristics among Rehabilitation Therapy Provision among Medicare Beneficiaries
November 2014
Kevin Franck, PhD, MBA
Director, Health Economics and Clinical Research, BiOM
Ankle Prosthetic Use
February 2014
Patrick Mahaney, MD, MS
Research Chief Resident, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Louisiana State University Health Science Center
Optimal Nerve Conduction Methodology for the Detection of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
June 2013
Leighton Chan, MD, MPH
Chief, Rehabilitation Medicine, NIH Clinical Center
Back Pain in the Medicare Population
May 2013
Anne Deutsch, PhD, RN
Clinical Research Scientist, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Development of a Functional Status Quality Metric
April 2013
Cheryl Lehman, PhD, RN
Academic Professor, Clinical, University of Texas Health Science Center
Assessing Falls Risk
March 2013
Mary Khetani, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University
Measuring Children's Activity Participation in Home, School, and Community Environments: Why, How, and So What?
March 2013
Natalie Leland, PhD, OTR/L, BCG
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California
Destructing Hip Fracture Rehabilitation: An Initial Look at Variations in Service Delivery and to Outcomes in Skilled Nursing Facilities
February 2013
Ching Wang, PhD, PT
Professor, School of Physical Therapy, Chung Shan Medical University
Functional Independence Thresholds and Hospital Readmissions following Inpatient Rehabilitation for Stroke
August 2012
Saad Bindawas, PhD, PT
Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Applied Sciences, King Saud University
Functional Statues and Community Participation following Inpatient Rehabilitation for Unilateral Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
July 2012
Diane Collins, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
Comparison of Rehabilitation Outcomes of Veterans and Medicare Beneficiates
December 2011
Michael Cary Jr., PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Duke University
Impatient Rehabilitation Outcomes in Medicare Hip Fracture Patients
June 2011

The Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation involves a consortium of investigators from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Colorado State University, Cornell University, and the University of Michigan. The CLDR is funded by NIH - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, through the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. (P2CHD065702).
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