Vivian Defends OTD

Vivian Defends OTD

Last week, Vivian successfully defended her capstone project to earn her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy (OTD), with her family, colleagues, mentors, and friends in attendance via Zoom. Vivian is a pediatric occupational therapist, her vision to use...
Vera Passes PhD Preliminary Exam

Vera Passes PhD Preliminary Exam

Vera, CPERL’s first PhD student in Rehabilitation Sciences, passed her preliminary exam and has advanced to designing her dissertation proposal this Fall. Since the start of this year, Vera undertook an ambitious self-study to prepare for this exam. She...
Partnering to Launch New Trial, Pandemic Style

Partnering to Launch New Trial, Pandemic Style

We are ready to roll! In the last few months we, together with members of the High Value Early Intervention Research Group, have been busy preparing for our launch of a pragmatic trial of the Young Children’s Participation and Environment Measure (YC-PEM) as...
Publication Alert: Building an Anti-Racist CPERL

Publication Alert: Building an Anti-Racist CPERL

This Summer, the CPERL team embarked on a path to fostering an anti-racist research lab following our conversations about moving beyond our online statement of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We used Chaudhary and Berhe’s ten rules to appraise...
Grant Alert: New AHRQ R01

Grant Alert: New AHRQ R01

Mary Khetani serves as Co-Investigator (Site Principal Investigator) for a newly funded R01 project, titled Understanding Early Intervention Value: Effect of a Statewide Care Coordination Model on EI Resource Use and Outcomes. Our esteemed collaborator, Dr. Beth...
CPERL Welcomes Varun

CPERL Welcomes Varun

We extend a warm welcome to Varun Maheshwari to the CPERL team! Varun holds his bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering and is working towards his MS in Management Information Systems at UIC. He has a strong interest in pursuing a career at the...