CPERL Celebrates 10 Years Strong

CPERL Celebrates 10 Years Strong

Happy 2021! Our lab began the year with our annual lab retreat, followed by an evening event to celebrate our first (but not last) decade of accomplishment and growth. Mary leveraged funds from her recent AHS Researcher of the Year award to put towards a new lab photo...
Mary Receives Researcher of the Year Award

Mary Receives Researcher of the Year Award

What an exciting way to end 2020 and start 2021! We are incredibly proud to announce that our lab’s director, Mary Khetani, is the recipient of the 2020 Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Researcher of the Year Award at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)!...
Zuri Secures Honors College Funding

Zuri Secures Honors College Funding

As a result of her hard work this past Spring and Summer, Zuri started this Fall with her honors capstone project designed and ready to get underway. Her project, titled Optimizing the YC-PEM and PEM+ to Enhance Family-Centered and Participation-Focused Care Plan...
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...