Gearing up to disseminate

Gearing up to disseminate

This is an exciting time for our lab as team members prepare to share research progress across several national venues this Fall. Our newest team member, Dianna, assembled a poster for the Canadian OT conference that took place in June.  The poster summarized initial...
Congratulations to our newest lab alumna!

Congratulations to our newest lab alumna!

One of our CPERL members, Heather Lim, has graduated with her BS in Kinesiology and will begin her graduate study in occupational therapy. Heather was CPERL’s first research intern in Chicago, circa June 2016. During her time at CPERL, she primarily worked on...
Lessons Learned (and Published)

Lessons Learned (and Published)

We are excited to announce our latest publication, titled Community engagement to pilot electronic patient-reported outcomes (e-PROs) in early intervention: Lessons learned, in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. This manuscript is the second phase of...
Next Phase of PEM+ Development Published

Next Phase of PEM+ Development Published

This just in!  We are pleased to announce that our paper reporting on the feasibility of PEM+, a new e-health tool, has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT). Here we describe the initial usability of the tool by parents...
CPERL Enrolls 100th Participant!

CPERL Enrolls 100th Participant!

One of our ongoing NIH-funded projects involves the timely process of getting families to complete assessments of their child online as part of their child’s annual evaluation of progress. We are thrilled to announce that our 100th participant enrolled in this...
New Team Member Alert

New Team Member Alert

The CPERL team is excited to welcome Dianna Bosak as an undergraduate research assistant. Dianna is completing her junior year at UIC. She is majoring in psychology and political science and is enrolled in the honors program. Mary serves as her honors program...
The Value of Being Understood

The Value of Being Understood

  Our lab’s work has been featured in the latest issue of our college magazine, thematically titled “mastering the art of healthcare communication”. In CPERL, each of us has struggled in the process of trying to explain what we do. Therefore, we...
Hot off the press

Hot off the press

CPERL started the new year with the determination to make this year “twenty-GREAT-teen”, and a great year it has been already! Two manuscripts have been accepted for publication and we couldn’t be happier. The first, Determinants of Change in Home...
Archiving Data on Early Intervention Service Use

Archiving Data on Early Intervention Service Use

The NIH funded Center for Large Data Research & Data Sharing in Rehabilitation (CLDR) recently funded a project for archiving one of two datasets from our NIH R03 funded project titled “Early Intervention (EI) Outcomes Research using Innovative...
Pediatric Rehabilitation Poster Award

Pediatric Rehabilitation Poster Award

This was an exciting year to be at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) in Atlanta! CPERL’s own Jessica Jarvis went center stage to accept the Pediatric Rehabilitation Research Poster Award on behalf of the international Wee-Cover team that...