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Title

Computer Workstation Analysis: The Effect of an Occupational Therapy Intervention

Primary Advisor

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Judy Feinberg

Students

Kelly Brown, Jennifer Gardiner, Lindsey Hewitt, and Jennifer Jacobs

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

fishert@iupui.edu

 

Title

The Relationship Between Reaction Time and Driving Performance in Older Adults

Primary Advisor

Dr. Michael Justiss

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Students

Amber Campbell, Abbie Dwenger, Keith Kreps, and Jessica Surface

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

mjustiss@iupui.edu

 

Title

Scholarly Productivity for Health Care Faculty Members: A Systematic Review

Primary Advisor

Dr. Janet Everly

Secondary Advisor

Elaine Ewing Fess

Students

Kara Collins, Erin Hock, Laura Horvath, and Dawn Long

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

mefess@iupui.edu

 

Title

Examining the Relationships Between Balance Self-Efficacy, Adaptive Equipment Use and Community Mobility Among Stroke Survivors

Primary Advisor

Dr. Michael Justiss

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Arlene Schmid

Students

Rachel Hertel, Joan Siders, Jason Smyser, and Tara Troeger

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

mjustiss@iupui.edu, arlene.schmid@va.gov

 

Title

The relationship between post-stroke fear of falling, anxiety, and depression

Primary Advisor

Dr. Arlene Schmid

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Michael Justiss

Students

Kendra Howard, Kasie Knies, Carrie Spangler, and Katie Watts

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

arlene.schmid@va.gov, mjustiss@iupui.edu

 

Title

Opening Doors: The Lived Experience of Older Adults Using Paratransit

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Joyce Troyer

Students

Ginny Hadden, Breann Hopf, Kara O'Kane, and Christine Shively

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu

 

Title

Participation patterns post liver transplantation; Variables leading to success

Primary Advisor

Dr. Patricia Scott

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Arlene Schmid

Students

Angela Dintimen, Tim Leonard, Jessica Salyer, and Jessica Spurlock

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

scottp@iupui.edu, arlene.schmid@va.gov

 

Title

The Lived Experience of Paratransit Transportation for People with Developmental Disabilities

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Joyce Troyer

Students

Beth Buhrt, David Graber, Elizabeth Hadley, and Holly Vanderpool

Graduation Date

May 2009

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 1, 2009

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu

 

Title

Continuous Quality Improvement Study Investigating Applicant Satisfaction with IndyGo Open Door

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Joyce Troyer

Students

Traci Boyle, Katie Brecheisen,
Curtis Foreman, and Cathy Schmitz

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu,

 

Title

The Relationship of Anxiety and Depression on Activity and Participation in Older Adults with Chronic Stroke

Primary Advisor

Dr. Arlene Schmid

Secondary Advisor

Tracy Dierks

Students

Brittany Forestal, Tia Goodloe, Katie Mastny, and Katy Steiner

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

arlene.schmid@va.gov

 

Title

Emergency Medical Service Personnel’s Awareness of Physical Risk Factors
Associated with Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Primary Advisor

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Steve Wintermeyer, Dr. Gino Alberto

Students

Kelly Barger, Megan Knott, Rebecca Rawlins, and Lindsay Young

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

fishert@iupui.edu

 

Title

Emotional Responses after Reading Cancer Screening Information:
Implication for Occupational Therapy’s Role in Cancer Prevention

Primary Advisor

Dr. Chiung-ju Liu

Secondary Advisor

 

Students

Tara Fleck,Casey Green, Joan Goldfarb, and Elizabeth Porter

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

liu41@iupui.edu

 

Title

Participation in Major Life Areas Including Student, Volunteer, and Worker Following Liver Transplantation: A Secondary Data Analysis

Primary Advisor

Dr. Patricia Scott

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Students

Erica Botts, Kristen Macy, Holly Zech, and John Sears

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

scottp@iupui.edu, fishert@iupui.edu

 

Title

The relationship between public transportation and food access in individuals with disabilities:
A secondary data analysis

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Christina Mushi-Brunt

Students

Wade Binion, Kim Fairchild, Rachel Heusmann, and Heather Schwanholt

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu

 

Title

The Efficacy of Semmes-Weinstein Monofilament Testing in Subjects
with Diabetes: A systematic review

Primary Advisor

Elaine Ewing Fess

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Students

Elisabeth Pointer, Katy Ellis,
Amanda Burch, and Stephanie Bruckman

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

mefess@iupui.edu, fishert@iupui.edu

 

Title

Autonomous Driving Technology: Drivers’ Behaviors and Perceptions

Primary Advisor

Dr. Michael Justiss

Secondary Advisor

 

Students

Sharon Chia, Megan Hight, Chiamei Teng, and Jay Toole

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010

More Information

mjustiss@iupui.edu

 

Title

The Effects of Progressive Resistance Strength Training in the Upper Extremity in Older Adults:
A Systematic Review

Primary Advisor

Dr. Chiung-ju Liu

Secondary Advisor

Tracy Dierks

Students

Jaime Becker, Stephanie Ford, Kirstyn Heine, and Erin Scheidt

Graduation Date

May 2010

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, May 3, 2010; American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011

More Information

liu41@iupui.edu

 

Title

Caregiver Perception of a Pediatric Multidisciplinary Feeding Clinic

Primary Advisor

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Anna Dusick

Students

Laura Bergstrom, Natalie Brassard, Lauren Cleary, and Ashley Hedges

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

fishert@iupui.edu

 

Title

Post-Liver Transplant Return to Function

Primary Advisor

Dr. Patricia Scott

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Audrey Krause

Students

Kelsey E. Manor, Katie E. Nordhoff, C. Chenae Reynolds, and Emily J. Winslow

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

scottp@iupui.edu

 

Title

Implementing and maintaining evidence-based practice: Recommendations for success

Primary Advisor

Dr. Patricia Scott

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Jacob Kean

Students

Jackson Gall, Britteny Godar, James Kinder, and Sara Miller

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

scottp@iupui.edu

 

Title

Conceptualizing Addiction: An Occupational Model

Primary Advisor

Dr. Patricia Scott

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Students

Sara Wasmuth

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

scottp@iupui.edu, jlcrabtr@iupui.edu

 

Title

Is Community Mobility Addressed In Discharge Planning: A Systematic Literature Review

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Elaine Ewing Fess

Students

Rachel Aspy, Patricia Fairchild
Daniel Gray, and Deidra Paitsell-Maifert

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu

 

Title

What Are Geriatric Occupational Therapy Practitioners’ Views About Patient Education?

Primary Advisor

Dr. Chiung-ju Liu

Secondary Advisor

Sharon Pape

Students

Jennifer Ferrell, Kaley Johanningsmeier, and Emily Turner

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

liu41@iupui.edu, shbpape@iupui.edu

 

Title

Low Vision Rehabilitation on Older Adults’ ADLs and IADLs: A Systematic Review

Primary Advisor

Dr. Chiung-ju Liu

Secondary Advisor

Lisa Piercy

Students

Melodie Brost,  Vanessa  Horton,  Sarah Kenyon, and Kristen Mears

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011; American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011

More Information

liu41@iupui.edu

 

Title

Driving and Community Mobility:  A Systematic Literature Review of Effective Low Vision Interventions for Older Adults

Primary Advisor

Dr. Michael Justiss

Secondary Advisor

Elaine Ewing Fess

Students

Jeff Butler, Chelsea Listenfelt, Nick Rush, and Julie Stover

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

mjustiss@iupui.edu, mefess@iupui.edu

 

Title

The Relationship Of Post-Stroke Depression And Community Mobility: A Systematic Literature Review

Primary Advisor

Dr. Jeffrey L. Crabtree

Secondary Advisor

Elaine Ewing Fess

Students

Tara Cardinal, Brian Duff, Stephanie Lanning, and Jacqueline Van Overmeiren

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

jlcrabtr@iupui.edu, mefess@iupui.edu

 

Title

The Effect Of Yoga On Quality Of Life And Participation In Veterans With Stroke

Primary Advisor

Dr. Arlene Schmid

Secondary Advisor

Dr. Marieke Van Puymbroek

Students

Stephanie Chagdes, Lauren Dye, Richelle Moore, and Lisa Racine

Graduation Date

May 2011

Presentations

Ruth Lilly Auditorium, Riley Hospital, April 29, 2011

More Information

arlene.schmid@va.gov