Selected Projects

The Boston Rehabilitation Outcomes Center (Boston-ROC), a collaborative of local institutions, including Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University, will provide rehabilitation researchers with the most up-to-date outcome measurement tools. Read More…

Social Security Disability Determination Project

The Social Security Disability Determination Project seeks to improve the process of how people with disabilities can receive Social Security. The three-year project, funded by the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, will examine Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) instruments, which can provide more precise outcomes than more traditional forms of functional assessment, to help improve the SSA disability determination process. Read More…

Patient Reported Outcomes for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities

The Patient Reported Outcomes for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities project will evaluate current child and young adult patient reported outcomes (PROs) and examine links between child and adult PROMIS products within a cohesive program of research that will span both childhood and young adult age groups. Read More…

The Boston Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (Boston OAIC)

Boston OAIC focuses on the prevention and treatment of aging-associated functional limitations and disabilities. OAIC seeks to engage experts from different disciplines to conduct research and train young scientists with an interest in the field. Read More…