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Amol Karmarkar, MPH, PhD Associate Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

Email: amkarmar@utmb.edu | Influuent
Research Area: Rehabilitation outcomes, rehabilitation service utilization


Education

  • BS 2000 Government Medical College, Nagpur University, India, Occupational Therapy
  • MS 2005 University at Buffalo, Rehabilitation Science
  • PhD 2009 University of Pittsburgh, Rehabilitation Science

Current Funding

Grant #K01 HD086290
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research ( NICHD), NIH
Comparing Access and Effectiveness of Post-Acute Care Settings among Medicare Beneficiaries
Role: PI, 2016-2021

Grant# R03 HD09372  (PI: Kumar)
Northern Arizona University (NICHD/NIH)
Association of Timing of Inpatient Rehabilitation in Ischemic Stroke and Health Outcomes
Role: Co-Investigator, 2018-2020

Grant# R03 AG060345 (PI: Kumar)
Northern Arizona University (NIA/NIH)
Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Services after Hip Fracture and its Impact on Patient-Centered Outcomes
Role: Co-Investigator, 2018-2020

Grant# R01 HS024711 (PI: Reistetter) 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Geographic Variation in Rehabilitation Service: Development and Evaluation of Rehabilitation Service Areas
Role: Co-Investigator, 2016-2020

Grant# P2C HD065702 (PI: Ottenbacher)
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD), NIH 
Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation
(Renewal of R24HD065702, 2010-15)
Role: Co-Investigator, 2015-2020


Recent Publications

  1. Kumar, A., Graham, J. E., Resnik, L., Karmarkar, A. M., Deutsch, A., Tan, A., ... Ottenbacher, K. J. (2016). Examining the association between comorbidity indexes and functional status in hospitalized medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Physical Therapy, 96(2), 232-240.
  2. Galloway, R. V., Karmarkar, A. M., Graham, J. E., Tan, A., Raji, M., Granger, C. V., & Ottenbacher, K. J. (2016). Hospital readmission following discharge from inpatient rehabilitation for older adults with debility. Physical Therapy, 96(2), 241-251.
  3. Dicianno, B. E., Karmarkar, A., Houtrow, A., Crytzer, T. M., Cushanick, K. M., McCoy, A., ... Collins, D. M. (2015). Factors Associated with Mobility Outcomes in a National Spina Bifida Patient Registry. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(12), 1015-1025.
  4. Eversole, M., Collins, D. M., Karmarkar, A., Colton, L., Quinn, J. P., Karsbaek, R., ... Hilton, C. L. (2015). Leisure Activity Enjoyment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
  5. Reistetter, T. A., Kuo, Y. F., Karmarkar, A. M., Eschbach, K., Teppala, S., Freeman, J. L., & Ottenbacher, K. J. (2015). Geographic and Facility Variation in Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation: Multilevel Analysis of Functional Status. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  6. Kumar, A., Karmarkar, A. M., Tan, A., Graham, J. E., Arcari, C. M., Ottenbacher, K. J., & Al Snih, S. (2015). The effect of obesity on incidence of disability and mortality in Mexicans aged 50 years and older. Salud Publica de Mexico, 57, S31-S38.
  7. Bindawas, S. M., Graham, J. E., Karmarkar, A. M., Chen, N. W., Granger, C. V., Niewczyk, P., ... Ottenbacher, K. J. (2014). Trajectories in functional recovery for patients receiving inpatient rehabilitation for unilateral hip or knee replacement. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 58(3), 344-349.
  8. Graham, J. E., Granger, C. V., Karmarkar, A. M., Deutsch, A., Niewczyk, P., Divita, M. A., & Ottenbacher, K. J. (2014). The uniform data system for medical rehabilitation: Report of follow-up information on patients discharged from inpatient rehabilitation programs in 2002-2010. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(3), 231-244.
  9. Reistetter, T. A., Karmarkar, A. M., Graham, J. E., Eschbach, K., Kuo, Y. F., Granger, C. V., ... Ottenbacher, K. J. (2014). Regional variation in stroke rehabilitation outcomes. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(1), 29-38.
  10. Wang, C. Y., Graham, J. E., Karmarkar, A. M., Reistetter, T. A., Protas, E. J., & Ottenbacher, K. J. (2014). FIM motor scores for classifying community discharge after inpatient rehabilitation for hip fracture. PM and R, 6(6), 493-497.