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Through our brain injury research and outreach, we contribute to the body of knowledge surrounding brain injury rehabilitation. In doing so, we promote the best possible outcomes and quality of life for people affected by brain injury. We collaborate in research projects with nationally recognized institutions, including:

University of Texas at Dallas, Center for Brain Health
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Pate professionals frequently contribute to top tier research publications and present their findings at national conferences.

 

• Downum, Jana. (2015, September). Clinical Report for the use of Biofeedback with Brain Injury Survivors.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Biofeedback Society of Texas, Houston, TX.

• Featherston, J., & Harstad, E. (2015 November). The OT’s Role in Vocational Rehabilitation. Poster presented at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Richardson, TX.

• Kulkarni, A., Marquez de la Plata, C., Qualls, D., & Plenger, P. (2015, February). Frontal Lobe Inefficiency after TBI Detected using fNIRS during Stroop Task. Poster presented at the 2015 International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

• Marquez de la Plata, C. (2015).  Timeliness of Post-Acute Brain Injury Rehabilitation after TBI Improves Outcome. The Challenge, Brain Injury Association of America, 9 (2)10-12.

• Marquez de la Plata, C., Morgan, L., & Qualls, D. (2015, October). Reliability and Validity of the PERPOS for Post-Acute Brain Injury Rehabilitation. Poster presented at the 92nd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX.

• Marquez de la Plata, C., Morgan, L., Hayden, M.E., Qualls, D., & Plenger, P. (2015 February). Psychometric Properties of an Ecologically Relevant PABIR Outcome Measure. Oral presentation at the Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference, Santa Clara, CA.

• Marquez de la Plata, C., Bison, K., Hayden, M.E., & Qualls, D., & Plenger, P. (2015 January). Timeliness of PABIR Impacts Functional Outcome after TBI. Poster presented, Brain Injury Summit, Vail, CO.

• Marquez de la Plata, C., Cloud, M., Downum, J., & Plenger, P. (2015, January). Left Hemisphere Stroke Related Changes During Confrontation Naming:  A Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy Analysis. Poster presented at  The Brain Injury Summit, Vail, CO.

• McWilliams, K. (2015, November). Driving and Self-Efficacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries. Poster presented at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Richardson, TX.

• Oden, K., Barker, R., & Marquez de la Plata, C., (2015, October). Bariatric‐Surgery Related Malnutrition and Memory Issues: A New Non‐alcoholic Korsakoff’s Syndrome? Poster presented at the 92nd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX.

• Plenger, P., Krishnan, K., Cloud, M., Bosworth, C., Qualls, D., & Marquez de la Plata, C. (2015).  fNIRS-based investigation of the Stroop task after TBI. Brain Imaging & Behavior. Advance Online Publication.

• Saldivar, A., González, F., Vega, M., & Sykora, C. (2015).  Language, Ethnicity, Culture and the Neurorehabilitation Patient Experience.  In Uomoto, J. M. (Ed.),  Multicultural Neurorehabilitation: Clinical Principles for Rehabilitation Professionals. New York, NY: Springer.

• Vega, M., Saldivar, A., & Marquez de la Plata, C. (2015, October). Addressing Disparities in Neurorehabilitation: A Framework for Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Treatment and Research. Symposium presented at the 92nd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX.

• Vega, M., Sera, H., Holland, D., Cardoso, E., Qualls, D. & Marquez de la Plata, C. (2015 October). Perceptions of Multicultural Competency among Psychologists Who Serve People with Disabilities. Poster presented at the 92nd Annual Conference of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX.

• Belen, K.E. (2014, May). Using Language and Culture as Tools to Improve Outcome after Brain Injury. 38th Annual Williamsburg Conference; Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Practical Solutions to Real World Problems. Williamsburg, VA.

• Hudak, A.M., Peng, L., Marquez de la Plata, C., Thottakara, J., Moore, C., Harper, C., McColl, R., Babcock, E., & Diaz-Arrastia, R. (2014, July). Cytotoxic and Vasogenic Cerebral Oedema in Traumatic Brain Injury:  Assessment with FLAIR and DWI Imaging. Brain Injury. 28(12):1602-9.

• Perez, A.M., Adler, J., Kulkarni, N., Strain, J.F., Womack, K.B., Diaz-Arrastia, R., & Marquez de la Plata, C. (2014, September). Longitudinal White Matter Changes after Traumatic Axonal Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 31(17):1478-85.

• Vega, M., González, F., & Smith, J. (2014, November). Caregiver Burden after Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia. Oral presentation at the 61st Annual Convention of the Puerto Rico Psychological Association, Río Grande, Puerto Rico.

• Vos, P., Marquez de la Plata, C.,  & Diaz-Arrastia, R. (2014).  Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Imaging.  In Vos, P. & Diaz-Arrastia, R.(Eds), Traumatic Brain Injury (13-44).  Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

• Belen, K.E. (2013, October).  Using Language and Culture as Tools to Reduce Cost and Improve Outcome Following Brain Injury.  Poster presented at Paradigm Summit West. San Diego, CA.

• Bison, K., & Tsaousides, T. (2013, February). Families Need Treatment Too: Best Practices and Interventions. Presented at the Rehabilitation Psychology 15th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

• Brenske, S., Stewart, D., Capriotti, C. (2013, May). Don’t Walk Next to Me: A Simple Procedure to Improve Ambulation of an Adult with a Brain Injury. Poster presented at the  39th Annual International Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Minneapolis, MN.

• Capriotti, C., Capriotti, M.,  & Brenske, S. (2013, May). Use of Precision Teaching Methodology in the Rehabilitation of a Bilingual Male with a Brain Injury. Poster presented at the 39th Annual International Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Minneapolis, MN.

• Graybill, A., & Morgan, L. (2013, March ). Aphasia Treatment:  From the Clinic to the Community.   ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists.

 • Hayden, M.E., Plenger, P., Bison, K., Kowalske, K., Masel, B., & Qualls, D. (2013, April). Treatment Effect Versus Pretreatment Recovery in Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Study Regarding the Effectiveness of Post acute Rehabilitation. PM&R, 5.(4):319-27.

• Judd, T., Cruz-Laureano, D., Belen, K., Masten Hoese, V., Pineda, A., Radosteva, & A. (2013, October).  Ethics and Models of Neuropsychological Assessment of Non-English Speakers.  Poster presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference.  San Diego, CA.

• Plenger, P., & Cloud, M. (2013). Thinking Inside the Box. Imaging Technology Offers new Insights into Traumatic Brain Injury. Brain World, 4(2).

• Zgaljardic, D.J., Oden, K.E., Dickson, S., Plenger, P.M., Lambert, M.E., &  Miller, R. (2013). Naming Test of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery: Reliability and Validity in a Sample of Patients with Acquired Brain Injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 28(8), 859-65.

 • Atkins, R., Troegle, C. (2012). Walking With PERPOS. Gait analysis is critical to functional recovery in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine, 23(24), 15.

• Bison, K., Dickson, S., & Qualls, D. (2012 September).  A Theoretical Model for Outcome Prediction in Post-Acute TBI Rehabilitation. Poster presented at the  NABIS Tenth Annual Conference on Brain Injury, Miami, FL.

• Bison, K. (2012). PERPOS Shatters the Plateau Myth. The Challenge, 6(3), 21.

• Bison, K. (2012, February). Factors Associated with Response to Post-Acute Brain Injury Rehabilitation Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster presented at the  14th Annual Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

• Cloud, M., Plenger, P., Downum, J., &  Liu, H.  (2012, June). Left Hemisphere Biomarkers of Aphasic Recovery from Cerebral Vascular Accident Using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Poster presented at  2012 Biomedical Optical Engineers Texas Symposium, College Station, TX.

• Cloud, M., Downum, J., Liu, H., & Plenger, P. (2012, September).  Assessing Vulnerability to Distraction Following Traumatic Brain Injury using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Poster presented at the NABIS Tenth Annual Conference on Brain Injury, Miami, FL.

• Dickson, S. (2012, February). Changes in Brain Activity Associated with Treatment and Recovery of Aphasia: A Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) Study. Poster presented at  Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference, San Jose, CA.

• Dickson, S. (2012, January). The Relationship of an Environmentally-Based Outcome Measurement System with the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4. Poster presented at the 2012 Brain Injury Summit: A Meeting of the Minds, Beaver Creek, CO.

• Davie, C. (2012, June). Supported Living for Persons With Brain Injury: Addressing an Aging Population. Long-Term Living.

 • Haddock, P. (2012). Confidence Gain. Water is a welcome sight for many patients with acquired brain injuries. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine, 23(16), 28.

• Schoel, C. (2012). Finding the Right Balance. Blending vestibular rehabilitation therapy with the supportive structure of caregivers and families guides acquired brain injury patients to recovery. Rehab Management, 25(9), 22-25..

• Ward, N. (2012, October). Acquired Brain Injury. Rehabilitation nurses working with this patient population are typically the medical support arms of multidisciplinary care teams. ADVANCE for Nurses.

• Hayden, M.E., Moreault, A.M., LeBlanc, J., & Plenger, P. (2000). Reducing Level of Handicap in Traumatic Brain Injury:  an Environmentally Based Model of Treatment. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.15(4), 1000-1021.

• Kowalske, K., Plenger, P., Lusby, B., & Hayden, M.E. (2000). Vocational Reentry Following TBI: an Enablement Model. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 15(4), 989-999.

• LeBlanc, J., Hayden, M.E. (2000).  Issue editors for special issue on Ecological Validity in Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 15(4).

• LeBlanc, J. M., Hayden, M.E., &  Paulman, R.G. (2000). A Comparison of Neuropsychological and Situational Assessment for Predicting Employability After Closed Head Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 15(4), 1022-1040.

• Hayden, M.E. (1997). Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Primer for Understanding its Impact on Employee Return to Work. AAOHN Journal. 45(12), 635-645.

• Hart, T., Hayden, M.E., & McDowell, J. (1988). Rehabilitation of Severe Brain Injury:  When you stick to the facts, you cut the losses. In Miner, M.E. & Wagner K.E. (Eds.), Neurotrauma: Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Related Issues, No 2. (139-47). Stoneham, MA:  Butterworths.

• Hart, T., & Hayden, M.E. (1986). The Ecological Validity of Neuropsychological Assessment and Remediation. In Uzzell, B.P & Gross, Y.  (Eds.), Clinical Neuropsychology of Intervention, (21-50). Boston, MA: Martinus Nijhoff.

• Hayden, M.E., &  Hart, T. (1986). Rehabilitation of Cognitive and Behavioral Dysfunction in Head Injury.  Advances is Psychosomatic Medicine, 16, 194-229.

 

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