Mary D. Slavin, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management
Mary Slavin
(617) 358-2258mslavin@bu.edu

Biography

Dr. Mary Slavin is the Director of Education and Dissemination at the Health Outcomes Unit. She is a physical therapist with more than 30 years of experience in the rehabilitation field, serving as a clinician, educator and researcher. Dr. Slavin a co-investigator on several funded studies and co-directs the Dissemination core for the Center on Health Services Training and Research and the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model Systems Program. During her career in rehabilitation, Dr. Slavin has led efforts to promote evidence-based practice in rehabilitation and is co-author of the Evidence-Based Practice in Rehabilitation chapter in DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice. Dr. Slavin’s research is primarily focused on developing and evaluating rehabilitation outcome measures, including the Activity Measure for Post Acute Care (AM-PAC), Spinal Cord Functional Index, Cerebral Palsy Profile (CP-PRO), Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Activity Measure (PEDI-SCI AM), and the Life Impact Burn Injury Recovery Evaluation (LIBRE) Profile.

Education

  • Clark University, PhD
  • Boston University, MS
  • Northeastern University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 3/31/2018

    Keeney T, Slavin M, Kisala P, Ni P, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Fyffe DC, Marino RJ, Morse LR, Worobey LA, Tate D, Rosenblum D, Zafonte R, Tulsky D, Jette AM. Sensitivity of the SCI-FI/AT in Individuals With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Mar 31. PMID: 29608900.

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  • Published on 1/23/2018

    Chang FH, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Baker K, Ni P, Keysor JJ. Detecting functional change in response to exercise in knee osteoarthritis: a comparison of two computerized adaptive tests. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 01 23; 19(1):29. PMID: 29361920.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Slavin, M.D. & Jette A.M. DeLisa’s Physical Medicine: Principles and Practice (W.R. Frontera, ed.). Evidence based rehabilitation. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. New York. 2018.

  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Marino M, Soley-Bori M, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Acton A, Amaya F, Rossi M, Soria-Saucedo R, Resnik L, Kazis LE. Measuring the Social Impact of Burns on Survivors. J Burn Care Res. 2017 Jan/Feb; 38(1):e377-e383. PMID: 27380121.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Marino M, Soley-Bori M, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Resnik L, Acton A, Amaya F, Rossi M, Soria-Saucedo R, Kazis LE. Development of a Conceptual Framework to Measure the Social Impact of Burns. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Nov/Dec; 37(6):e569-e578. PMID: 27828837.

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  • Published on 10/1/2016

    Mulcahey MJ, Haley SM, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Jette AM. Ability of PROMIS Pediatric Measures to Detect Change in Children With Cerebral Palsy Undergoing Musculoskeletal Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Oct-Nov; 36(7):749-56. PMID: 26057065.

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  • Published on 5/18/2016

    Belliveau T, Jette AM, Seetharama S, Axt J, Rosenblum D, Larose D, Houlihan B, Slavin M, Larose C. Developing Artificial Neural Network Models to Predict Functioning One Year After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1663-1668.e3. PMID: 27208647.

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  • Published on 5/17/2016

    Mulcahey MJ, Slavin MD, Ni P, Vogel LC, Thielen CC, Coster WJ, Jette AM. The Pediatric Measure of Participation (PMoP) short forms. Spinal Cord. 2016 Dec; 54(12):1183-1187. PMID: 27184917.

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  • Published on 4/29/2016

    Slavin MD, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Fyffe DC, Graves DE, Marino RJ, Morse LR, Rosenblum D, Tate D, Worobey LA, Dawson MB, Jette AM. Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index/Assistive Technology Short Forms. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1745-1752.e7. PMID: 27133356.

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  • Published on 4/21/2016

    Coster WJ, Ni P, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Nandakumar R, Mulcahey MJ, Tulsky DS, Jette AM. Differential item functioning in the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pediatric Short Forms in a sample of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Nov; 58(11):1132-1138. PMID: 27098277.

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