Pengsheng Ni

Pengsheng Ni, MD

Research Associate Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management - Boston University School of Public Health


Pengsheng Ni, MD, MPH has a medical degree from Shanghai Medical University is Research Associate Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management at Boston University School of Public Health. His main research interest is statistical methodology development and application for patient report outcome. His current work is applying different Item Response Theory (IRT) models to practical health care assessment issues, building Unidimensional and Multidimensional Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) models. He has been worked in multiple health care outcome assessments development process (such as Activity Measure for Post-acute Care (AM-PAC), Late Life Function and Disability Instrument, Work Disability Functional Assessment Battery (WD-FAB), etc.), which included the data collection program development, item bank construct, CAT program development and evaluation.


  • Shanghai Medical University, MD Field of Study: Medicine
  • Shanghai Medical University, MPH Field of Study: Biostatistics



  • Published on 1/5/2023

    Kelter BM, Shepler LJ, Ni P, Kazis LE, Stewart BT, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. Community Socioeconomic Status is Associated With Social Participation Outcomes. J Burn Care Res. 2023 Jan 05; 44(1):222-223. PMID: 36371723.

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  • Published on 12/1/2022

    Chang FH, Lin YN, Liou TH, Ni PS. Predicting trends of community participation after hospital discharge for younger adults after stroke. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2022 Dec 01; 66(1):101644. PMID: 35150932.

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  • Published on 11/10/2022

    Resnik L, Borgia M, Heinemann AW, Stevens P, Clark MA, Ni P. The Upper Extremity Functional Scale for Prosthesis Users (UEFS-P): subscales for one and two-handed tasks. Disabil Rehabil. 2022 Nov 10; 1-11. PMID: 36357971.

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  • Published on 9/23/2022

    Plummer P, Feld JA, Mercer VS, Ni P. Brief composite mobility index predicts post-stroke fallers after hospital discharge. Front Rehabil Sci. 2022; 3:979824. PMID: 36275923.

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  • Published on 6/12/2022

    Resnik LJ, Borgia ML, Clark MA, Heinemann AW, Ni P. Measuring Satisfaction With Upper Limb Prostheses: Orthotics and Prosthetics User Survey Revision That Includes Issues of Concern to Women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 Dec; 103(12):2316-2324. PMID: 35705138.

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  • Published on 6/11/2022

    Resnik LJ, Stevens PM, Ni P, Borgia ML, Clark MA. Assessment of Patient-Reported Physical Function in Persons With Upper Extremity Amputation: Comparison of Short Form Instruments. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2023 02 01; 102(2):120-129. PMID: 35703194.

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  • Published on 2/4/2022

    Brady KJS, Barlam TF, Trockel MT, Ni P, Sheldrick RC, Schneider JI, Rowe SG, Kazis LE. Clinician Distress and Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022 May; 48(5):287-297. PMID: 35489803.

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  • Published on 1/25/2022

    Abouzeid CA, Wolfe AE, Ni P, Carrougher GJ, Gibran NS, Hammond FM, Holavanahalli R, McMullen KA, Roaten K, Suman O, Stewart BT, Wolf S, Zafonte R, Kazis LE, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. Are burns a chronic condition? Examining patient reported outcomes up to 20 years after burn injury-A Burn Model System National Database investigation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 Jun 01; 92(6):1066-1074. PMID: 35081598.

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  • Published on 12/28/2021

    Resnik LJ, Borgia ML, Clark MA, Graczyk E, Segil J, Ni P. Structural validity and reliability of the patient experience measure: A new approach to assessing psychosocial experience of upper limb prosthesis users. PLoS One. 2021; 16(12):e0261865. PMID: 34962943.

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  • Published on 12/26/2021

    Marfeo E, Ni P, Wang C, Weiss D, Cheville AL. Correlation and Crosswalks Between Patient-Reported Functional Outcomes and PROMIS Physical Function Among Medically Ill Patients. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 May; 103(5S):S15-S23.e2. PMID: 34963574.

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