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  • 2018

    Driver S., Reynolds M., Woolsey A., Callender L., Prajapati PK., Bennett M., Kramer K. (2018). Impact of a Community-Based Healthy Lifestyle Program on Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

    Hamilton, R., Kirshblum, S., Sikka, S., Callender, L., Bennett, M., Prajapat, P. (2018). Sacral examination in spinal cord injury: Is it really needed? Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine ( DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1410307)

    Dahdah, M., Bell, K., Lequerica, A., Merfeld, A. (2018). Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Treating Insomnia in Healthy Individuals and those with Brain Injury. The Brain Injury Professional - Sleep Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury Special Issue. (DOI Pending)

    Leonard, M. C., Thyagarajan, R., Wilson, A. J., & Sekeres, M. A. (2018, April 01). Strategies for success in creating an effective multihospital health-system pharmacy and therapeutics committee. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy April 2018, 75 (7) 451-455; DOI:

    Brown, R., Tang, X., Dreer, L., Driver, S., Pugh, M., Martin, A., McKenzie-Hartman, T., Shea, T., Silva, M., Nakase-Richardson, R. (2018): Change in body mass index within the first-year post-injury: a VA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) model systems study, Brain Injury, DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1468575

    Rachal, L., Swank, C., Trudelle-Jackson, E., & Driver, S. (2018). Reliability and clinical feasibility of measuring dual-task gait in the inpatient rehabilitation setting following traumatic brain injury. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 1-7. doi:10.1080/09593985.2018.1474305

    Reynolds, M., Driver, S., Bennett, M., Patel, S., Rainey, E., Warren, A., Dutton, G. (2018). Examining the relationship between obesity and mental health outcomes among individuals admitted to a level I trauma center. Clinical Obesity. doi: 10.1111/cob.12264

    Hart, T., Driver, S., Sander, A., Pappadis, M., Dams-O’Connor, K., Bocage, C., Hinkens, E., Dahdah, M., Xinsheng, C. (2018). Traumatic brain injury education for adult patients and families: A scoping review. Brain Injury, 1-12. doi:10.1080/02699052.2018.1493226

    Reynolds, M., Driver, S., & Bennett, M. (2018). The social network – using social media to support individuals with traumatic brain injury participating in a pilot study weight-loss program. Brain Injury, 1-5. doi:10.1080/02699052.2018.1496480

    Agtarap, S., Carl, E., Reynolds, M. C., Roden-Foreman, K., Bennett, M., Rainey, E., Powers, M B., Driver, S., & Warren, A.M. (in press). Caregiver expectations of recovery among persons with spinal cord injury at three and six months post-injury: A brief report. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.

    Wang, W., Macaulay, W. (2018) Opioids vs nonopioids for chronic back, hip,or knee pain. The Journal of the American Medical Association.

    Dubiel, R., Callender, L., Dunklin, C., Harper, C., Bennett, M., Kreber, L., Auchus, R., Diaz-Arrastia, R. (2018) Phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of recombinant human Growth Hormone (rhGH) during rehabilitation from traumatic brain injury. Frontiers in Endocrinology, section Neuroendocrine Science.

    Agtarap, S., Carl, E., Reynolds, M., Roden-Foreman, K., Bennett, M., Rainey, E., Powers, M., Driver, S., Warren, A. (2018) Caregiver expectations of recovery among persons with spinal cord injury at three and six months post-injury: A brief report. : A brief report, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2018.1508953


  • 2017

    Betts, A. & Froehlich-Grobe, K. (2017). Accessible weight loss: Adapting a lifestyle intervention for adults with impaired mobility. Disability and Health Journal, 19(1), 139-144 DOI:10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.06.004.

    Betts, A., Froehlich-Grobe, K., Driver, S., Carlton, D., & Kramer, K. (2017, in press). Reducing Barriers to Healthy Lifestyle: Planned and Responsive Adaptations to a Lifestyle Intervention to Serve People with Impaired Mobility. Disability and Health Journal. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.10.008.

    Driver, S., Reynolds, M., Douglas, M., Bennett, M. (2017). Describing weight loss attempts and physical activity among individuals with TBI prior to participation in a weight-loss program. Journal of Head Trauma Research. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000327. PMID: 28520676.

    Callender, L., Brown, R., Driver, S., Dahdah, M., Collinsworth, A., Shafi, S. (2017). Process for developing rehabilitation practice recommendations for individuals with traumatic brain injury.BMC Neurology,17(1), 54. doi: 10.1186/s12883-017-0828-z.

    PMID: 28320346. <article link>

    Dahdah, M., Driver, S., Bennett, M., Prajapati, P., Parsons, T., Sullivan-Baca - E. (2017). Application of virtual environments in a multi-disciplinary day neurorehabilitation program to improve executive functioning using the stroop task. Neurorehabilitation.

    Nery-Hurwit, M., Kincl, L., Driver, S., Heller, B. (2017). Stakeholder evaluation of an online program to promote physical activity and workplace safety for individuals with disability.Evaluation and Program Planning,63, 39-44. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2017.03.005. PMID: 28343022.

    Salisbury, D., Meredith, K. (2017). Neuropsychological functioning following cardiac transplant in Danon disease: A Case Report. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1080/17518423.2017.1326184. PMID: 28594253.

    Dixon-Ibarra, A., Driver, S. (2017). Qualitative evaluation of a physical activity health promotion programme for people with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1111/jar.12397. PMID: 28833967.

    Sikka, S., Vrooman, A., Callender, L., Salisbury, D., Bennett, M., Hamilton, R., Driver, S. (2017). Inconsistencies with screening for traumatic brain injury in spinal cord injury across the continuum of care. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1357105. PMID: 28758543.

    Wilson, C. S., Forchheimer, M., Heinemann, A. W., Warren, A. M., & McCullumsmith, C. (2017). Assessment of the relationship of spiritual well-being to depression and quality of life for persons with spinal cord injury.Disability and Rehabilitation,39(5), 491-496. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1152600. PMID: 27109856.

    Salisbury, D, Kolessar, M, Callender, L, Bennett, M. (2017). Concussion knowledge among rehabilitation staff. Baylor Medical Center Proceedings. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1152600. PMID: 27109856.

    Zaman, A., Dubiel, R., Driver, S., Bennett, M., Diggs, V., & Callender, L. (2017). Seizure prophylaxis guidelines following traumatic brain injury: An evaluation of compliance.The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation,32(2), E13-E17. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000243. PMID: 27323218.

    Driver, S., Reynolds, M., & Kramer, K. (2017). Modifying an evidence-based lifestyle program for individuals with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury.

    Dixon-Ibarra A, Nery-Hurwit M, Driver S, MacDonald M. (2017). Using health promotion guidelines for persons with disabilities to develop and evaluate a physical activity program for individuals with multiple sclerosis: A feasibility study. Eval Program Plann. 61:150-159. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.12.005. PubMed PMID: 28103520.

    Dixon-Ibarra, A., Driver, S.J., Vanderbom, K., Humphries, K. (2017). Understanding physical activity in the group home setting: A qualitative inquiry. Disability and Rehabilitation. 39(7):653-662.doi: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1160294. PMID: 27007887.

    Swank, C., Shearin, S., Cleveland, S., & Driver, S. (2017). Auditing the physical activity and Parkinson Disease literature using the behavioral epidemiologic framework.Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 9, 612-621. PMID: 27777097

  • 2016

    Driver, S.J, Warren, A.M., Agatrap, S., Reynolds, M., Trost, Z, Monden, K., Hamilton, R. (2016). Identifying predictors of resilience at inpatient and three months post spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 39, 77-84. PMCID: PMC4725795.

    Driver, S., Rachal, L., Swank, C., Dubiel, R. (2016) Objective assessment of activity in inpatients with traumatic brain injury: Initial findings. Brain Impairment, 17, 55-63.

    Adams, J., Lotshaw, A., Exum, E., Campbell, M., Spranger, C., Beveridge, J., Baker, S., McCray, S., Bilbrey, T., Shock, T., Lawrence, A., Hamman, B., Schussler, J. (2016) An alternative approach to prescribing sternal precautions after median sternotomy, “Keep Your Move in the Tube”. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2016;29(1):97–100 PMID: 26722187. <article link>

    Dixon-Ibarra A, Driver S, VanVolkenburg H, Humphries K. (2016). Formative evaluation of a physical activity health promotion program for the group home setting. Evaluation and Program Planning; 60:81-90. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.09.005.

    Rothbauer, J., Driver, S., & Callender, L. Describing Lymphedema in females with Turner Syndrome. Lymphology, 48(3), 139-152. PMID: 26939161.

    Trammell, M., Kapoor, P., Swank, C., Driver, S. (2016) Improving practice with integration of patient directed activity during inpatient rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation, 31, 3-10. DOI: 10.1177/0269215515625100. PMID: 26837432.

    Hull, B.L., Thut, M.C., Cheng, S.J., Kaufhold, D.M., Brown, S.R. (2016) Changing the culture of a large multihospital acute care therapy system to value-added through best practice guidelines: A quality improvement project. Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, 7:2 DOI: 10.1097/JAT.0000000000000025

    Salisbury DB, Dahdah M, Driver S, Parsons TD, Richter KM. (2016). Virtual reality and brain computer interface in neurorehabilitation. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2016;29(2):1–4. PMCID: PMC4790543.

    Froehlich-Grobe, K., Driver, S.J., Sanches, K.D. (2016) Self-management interventions to prevent the secondary condition of pain in people with disability due to mobility limitations. Rehabilitation Process and Outcome, 5 19-42.

    Warren AM, Reynolds M, Driver S, Bennett M, Sikka S. (2016). Posttraumatic stress symptoms among spinal cord injury patients in trauma: A brief report. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation; 21(4):356-361.

    Pickens, N.D., Long, T. (2016) Occupational therapy practitioners working with caregivers in adult palliative care and end-of-life care. OT Practice, 21(3).

    Dahdah, M. N., Barnes, S., Buros, A., Dubiel, R., Dunklin, C., Callender, L., Harper, C., Wilson, A., Diaz-Arrastia, R., Bergquist, T., Sherer, M., Whiteneck, G., Pretz, C., Vanderploeg, R.D., Shafi, S. (2016). Variations in inpatient rehabilitation functional outcomes across centers in the traumatic brain injury model systems (TBIMS) study and the influence of demographics and injury severity on patient outcomes.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 97(11):1821-1831. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.05.005. PMID: 27246623.

    Hamilton, R., Driver, S., Noorani, S., Callender, L., Bennett, M., & Monden, K. (2016). Utilization and access to healthcare services among community-dwelling people living with spinal cord injury.The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 40(3):321-328. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2016.1184828. PMID: 27221396.

    Driver, S., Froehlich-Grobe, K., Sanches, K. (2016). Self-management interventions to prevent depression in people with mobility limitations. Rehabilitation Process and Outcome, Issue 5. <article link>

    Sturdivant, C., Carroll, S., Stone, G., Suterwala, M. (2016). A safe pressure relief gel device for patients in the neonatal intensive care unit. The Journal of Perinatology-Neonatology. 29(3): 28-31

    Bhuva, S., Mookerjee, J. (2016). Turf wars: Natural grass vs. synthetic surfaces. Sports Review Journal, 1(16): 16-17.

    Salisbury, D. Parsons, T., Monden, K., Trost, Z., & Driver, S. (2016). Brain-computer interface feasibility with inpatient spinal cord injury: A brief report. Rehabilitation Psychology. 61(4):435-441. doi: 10.1037/rep0000099.PMID: 27684465.

    Froehlich-Grobe, K., Betts, A. (2016). Accessible weight loss: Adapting a lifestyle intervention for adults with impaired mobility. Disability and Health Journal, 10(1):139-144. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.06.004. PMID: 27431768.

    Moessner, A., Malec, J., Beveridge, S., Reddy, C., Huffman, T., Marton, J., Schmerzler, A. (2016). Preliminary Evaluation of a measure for reliable assessment of need for constant visual observation in adults with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 30(11):1343-1349. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2016.1193629. PMID: 27715319. <article link>

    Froehlich-Grobe, K., Shropshire, W. C., Zimmerman, H., Van Brunt, J., & Betts, A. (2016). Reach of the Montana cancer control program to women with disabilities.Journal of Community Health,41(3), 650-657. doi: 10.1007/s10900-015-0141-y. PMID: 26699150.

    Lequerica, A.H., Vega, M., Belen, K., Salinas, C. M., Marquez de la Plata, C., Pappadis, M.R., Santos, O. A., & Arango Lasprilla, J. C. (2016). Estado actual de la rehabilitación cognitiva en personas de habla hispana en los Estados Unidos. Revista Neuropsicología, Neuropsiquiatría y Neurociencias.

    Salisbury, D., Driver, S., Reynolds, M., Bennett, M., Petrey, L., Warren, A. (2016). Hospital-based health care utilization after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation, 98(3):425-433. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.09.117. PMID: 27720843.

    Ernst, G., Canales, J., & Garcia, E. (2016). Two novel methods to assess ulnar nerve conduction across the elbow.Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology,30, 126-130. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.06.002. PMID: 27392310.

    Reynolds, M. C., Carey, S. A., Driver, S., Ko, J., Felius, J., Roberts, W. C., & Hall, S. A. (2016). Patient acceptance of the Heart-to-Heart program: Using patients’ native hearts to promote post-transplant health.The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation,35(10), 1270-1271. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.06.008. PMID: 27435958.

    Schulz-Heik, R. J., Poole, J. H., Dahdah, M. N., Sullivan, C., Date, E. S., Salerno, R. M., ... & Harris, O. (2016). Long-term outcomes after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury among military veterans: Successes and challenges.Brain injury,30(3), 271-279. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2015.1113567. PMID: 26853377.

    Adams, D., & Dahdah, M. (2016). Coping and adaptive strategies of traumatic brain injury survivors and primary caregivers. NeuroRehabilitation, 39(2), 223-237.

    Driver, S., & Woolsey, A. (2016). Evaluation of a physical activity behavior change program for individuals with a brain injury. 9, S194-200. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.06.023. PMID:27163395

    Monden, K., Trost, Z., Scott, Bogart, K., & Driver, S. (2016). The unfairness of it all: Exploring the role of injustice appraisals in rehabilitation outcomes. Rehabilitation Psychology, 61, 44-53. doi: 10.1037/rep0000075. PMID: 26881306.

  • 2015

    Cleveland, S., Driver, S., Swank, C., & Shearin, S. (2015). Classifying physical activity research following stroke using the behavioral epidemiologic framework. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 22(4), 289-298. doi: 10.1179/1074935714Z.0000000043. PMID: 26258454.

    Dodd, Z., Driver, S., Riggs, S., Warren, A. M., Clark, M. (2015). Effects of adult romantic attachment and social support on resilience and depression in patients with spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Rehabilitation. 21, 156-165. PMCID: PMC4568097.

    Stiers, W., Barisa, M., Stucky, K., Pawlowski, C., Van Tubbergen, M., Turner, A. P., ... & Caplan, B. (2015). Guidelines for competency development and measurement in rehabilitation psychology postdoctoral training.Rehabilitation Psychology,60(2), 111-22. doi: 10.1037/a0038353.PMID: 25496436.

    Salisbury, D. B., Driver, S., & Parsons, T. D. (2015). Brain-computer interface targeting non-motor functions after spinal cord injury: a case report.Spinal Cord,53(S1), S25-6. doi: 10.1038/sc.2014.230. PMID: 25900287.

    Fromm, N. M., Salisbury, D. B., Driver, S. J., Dahdah, M. N., & Monden, K. R. (2015). Functional recovery from neuroinvasive West Nile Virus: A tale of two courses.Rehabilitation Psychology,60(4), 383-90. doi: 10.1037/rep0000058.PMID: 26436993.

    Reynolds, J., Carroll, S., Sturdivant, C. (2015). Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing: A multidisciplinary alternative for assessment of infants with dysphagia in the neonatal intensive care unit. Adv Neonatal Care. 16(1):37-43. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000245. PMID: 26709466.

    Trost Z., Agtarap, S., Scott, W., Driver, S., Guck, A., Roden-Foreman, K., Reynolds, M.,
    Foreman, M.L., Warren, A.M. (2015) Perceived injustice after traumatic injury: Associations with pain, psychological distress, and quality of life outcomes 12 months following injury. Rehabilitation Psychology. 60(3):213-21. doi: 10.1037/rep0000043. PMID: 26192050.