Veterans Health Research Group

Military Veterans face distinctive health care challenges that the School of Public Health is addressing through research in the following areas: 

  1. Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Home and Community Based Services;
  2. High Risk Veteran Populations (Palliative Care, Dialysis, and Cognitive Impairment)
  3. Policy and Economic Analysis of Long-Term Services and Supports
  4. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care
  5. Mental Health and Homelessness Research
  6. Rehabilitation, outcomes measurement, assistive technology and prosthetics
  7. Chronic health consequences of burn pit exposure in Afghanistan and Iraq

Susan M. Allen, PhD

Professor Emerita of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Allen is the former Associate Director of the VA Center on Systems, Outcomes and Quality in Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation. Her research focuses on maintaining community residence among veterans discharged from rehabilitative care in VA nursing homes.

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Portia Y. Cornell, PhD

Investigator in Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Cornell is a Health Specialist at the Veterans Health Administration Medical Center in Providence, RI. Her research interests are in the economics of aging and the financing and quality of long-term care. Dr. Cornell uses quasi-experimental methods for comparative effectiveness, evaluation, and policy research.

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David M. Dosa, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Dosa jointly conducts research through Brown University's Center for Gerontology and the VA and his current research interests include nursing home and assisted living quality, community programs to serve frail elders, long term care facility response to hurricane disasters, nursing home infections, and pharmacoepidemiology in the elderly

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Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH

Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Professor of Medicine

Dr. Gravenstein is the current Clinical Director at Healthcentric Advisors and the Associate Director of the Providence VAMC Center of Innovation for Long Term Services and Supports. Broadly, his research interests are in immunity, inflammation and aging in the context of vaccines and the long-term care setting. He also has a specific interest in quality improvement in health care, the culture of care, antimicrobial stewardship, and how to improve care across care transitions.

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Whitney L. Mills, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice (Research)

Dr. Mills is an investigator in the Center for Innovation in Long-Term Services and Supports at the Providence VA Medical Center. Her interests include improving the quality of life for older adults using long-term services and supports, and her work focuses on developing and testing interventions to improve nursing home quality, transitions of care, and assessment of decision-making capacity.

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Vincent Mor, PhD

Florence Pirce Grant University Professor, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Mor’s research focuses on the organizational and health care delivery system factors associated with variation in use of health services, and outcomes experienced by frail and chronically ill persons. His areas of study include: the quality of nursing home care, Medicare funding for post-acute care, the determinants of hospitalization, disease management for cancer patients and age and racial discrimination in health care treatments.

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Linda J. Resnik, PhD

Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Resnik is a Research Career Scientist and the Director of at the Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology (CfNN) Focus Area 3: Restoring Limb Function at the Providence VA Medical Center. Her research focuses on 1) design and evaluation of upper limb prosthetic devices; 2) development, evaluation and deployment of rehabilitation outcomes measures; 3) study of delivery and effectiveness of rehabilitation services. The overarching goal of her research is to improve the quality of rehabilitation care for persons with chronic and disabling conditions.

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James L. Rudolph, MD

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Rudolph is an active clinician and founding President of the American Delirium Society. His area of expertise is the relationship of functional (cognitive and physical) deficits as a predisposition to negative health events in older persons, particularly those who are hospitalized. Driven by his clinical work, his research assesses thinking and recovery after hospitalization using methodology that can be implemented into clinical practice

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David A. Savitz, Ph.D.

Professor of Epidemiology

Dr. Savitz is an environmental and perinatal epidemiologist who has been involved in a number of National Academy of Medicine Committees charged with assessing evidence pertaining to the health of Veterans subsequent to deployment. His work as Chair of the Committee to Committee to Assess the Department of Veterans Affairs Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry led to the submission of a proposal to study the “Impact of Open Burn Pit Exposure on Respiratory and Cardiovascular Health Among Military Veterans,” which was recently funded by the Department of Defense. Collaborators on the project include Drs. Amal Trivedi and Gregory Wellenius.

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Kali S. Thomas, PhD

Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Dr. Thomas is a Research Health Science Specialist at the Providence VA Medical Center's Center of Innovation for Long-term Services and Supports. Dr. Thomas' research focuses on identifying ways to improve the quality of life of older adults needing long-term services and supports (LTSS) through applied health services research.

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Amal N. Trivedi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Trivedi is a general internist and health services researcher who studies quality of care and health care disparities, with particular emphasis on the impact of patient and provider incentives on quality and equity of care. Dr. Trivedi teaches on health policy issues to medical students and residents and teaches a course on Quality Measurement and Improvement for graduate students.

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Andrew R. Zullo, PharmD, ScM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Dr. Zullo is a nursing home / long-term care pharmacoepidemiologist and health services researcher whose main research interest is the study of prescription drug effects, particularly in frail older adults and nursing home residents. He applies comparative effectiveness and safety methodologies to patient-centered outcomes research topics in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, fractures/osteoporosis, nephrology, and more.

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Does community nursing home quality affect Veterans’ outcomes?

Co-Principal Investigators: Dr. Cari Levy and Dr. Vincent Mor; Co-investigator: Dr. Portia Cornell
Funding: Veterans Administration Health Services Research & Development Merit Award
Years: 2018 – 2021

Social-Work Effectiveness for Rural Veterans Evaluation (SERVE)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Portia Cornell
Funding: Veterans Administration Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)
Years: 2019 – 2022

Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Community Living Centers.

Principal Investigator: Dr. David Dosa
Funding: Veteran’s Affairs, NIH
Year: 2016-2020

Non-inferiority Study of Adjuvanted vs. High Dose Flu Vaccine in Residents of Long-Term Care

Principal Investigators: Dr. Stefan Gravenstein & Dr. David Canaday
Funding: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH
Years: 2018-2021

Improving Veteran Transitions from VA Community Living Centers to the Community

Principal Investigator: Dr. Whitney Mills
Funding: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Research & Development Career Development Award
Years: 2014-2019

The Effect of Reduction and Standardization of Reimbursements in VA Fee-Basis Program: Impact on Quality of Care and Health Outcomes.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Vincent Mor
Funding: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Health Services Research & Development  
Years: 2017-2020

Needs Preferences and Functional Abilities of Veterans and Service Members with Upper Limb Amputation

Principal Investigator: Dr. Linda Resnik
Funding: Department of Defense, Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program
Year: 2016-2019

Validation of patient reported outcomes for Female veterans with upper limb amputation

Principal Investigator: Dr. Linda Resnik
Funding: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Rehabilitation Research and Development
Year: 2018-2021

Comparative effectiveness of upper limb prostheses and components

Principal Investigator: Dr. Linda Resnik
Funding: Department of Defense, Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program
Year: 2019-2022 (recommended for funding)

Evaluation of Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services

Principal Investigators: Dr. James Rudolph & Dr. Kali Thomas
Funding: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Health Services Research & Development
Years: 2016-2019

Evaluating Cash Benefits for Veterans’ Long-Term Care

Principal Investigator: Dr. Kali Thomas
Funding: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award
Year: 2016-2021

Risk-adjusting Hospital Outcomes for Veterans’ Socioeconomic Status.

 

Principal Investigator: Dr. Amal Trivedi
Funding: U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Health Services Research & Development  
Years: 2017-2020

Beta blockers and their impact on fracture risk in nursing home residents taking atypical antipsychotics

Principal Investigator: Dr. Christine W. Duarte, Co-investigator: Dr. Andrew Zullo 
Funding: NIH, National Institute on General Medical Sciences
Year: 2017-2022

A Clinical Prediction Tool to Guide Treatment of Osteoporosis in the Nursing Home

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sarah D. Berry, Co-investigator: Dr. Andrew Zullo
Funding: NIH, National Institute on Aging
Year: 2014-2019

Impact of Open Burn Pit Exposure on Respiratory and Cardiovascular Health Among Military Veterans

Principal Investigator: Dr. David A. Savitz, Co-investigators: Dr. Amal Trivedi, Dr. Gregory Wellenius
Funding: DoD (pending)
Year: 2019-2022

Barredo J., Acluche, F Disla, R, Fantini,C,  Sasson, N, Fishelis,L; Resnik, L. Appropriateness of Advanced Upper Limb Prosthesis Prescription for a Patient with Cognitive Impairment: A Case Report, 2016 Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology Jul 19:1-10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27434169.

Brostow, D. P., Gunzburger, E., & Thomas, K. S. (2017). Food Insecurity among Veterans: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 21(10), 1358–1364. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12603-017-0910-7

Charlton, M. E., Mengeling, M. A., Schlichting, J. A., Jiang, L., Turvey, C., Trivedi, A. N., … West, A. N. (2016). Veteran Use of Health Care Systems in Rural States: Comparing VA and Non-VA Health Care Use Among Privately Insured Veterans Under Age 65. The Journal of Rural Health: Official Journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association, 32(4), 407–417. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12206

Chester, J. G., Beth Harrington, M., Rudolph, J. L., & VA Delirium Working Group. (2012). Serial administration of a modified Richmond Agitation and Sedation Scale for delirium screening. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 7(5), 450–453. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhm.1003

Cooper, A. L., Jiang, L., Yoon, J., Charlton, M. E., Wilson, I. B., Mor, V., … Trivedi, A. N. (2015). Dual-System Use and Intermediate Health Outcomes among Veterans Enrolled in Medicare Advantage Plans. Health Services Research, 50(6), 1868–1890. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12303

Cowley, J., Wilken J.M., Smurr, L., Resnik, L, Gates, D.H.  Movement Quality of Conventional Prostheses and the DEKA Arm During Everyday Tasks, Prosthet Orthot Int. 2016 Mar 1. pii: 0309364616631348. [Epub ahead of print]

Dore, D. D., Lapane, K. L., Trivedi, A. N., Mor, V., & Weinstock, M. A. (2009). Association Between Statin Use and Risk for Keratinocyte Carcinoma in the Veterans Affairs Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 150(1), 9–18. http://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-150-1-200901060-00004

Dosa, D., Cai, S., Gidmark, S., Thomas, K., & Intrator, O. (2013). Potentially inappropriate medication use in veterans residing in community living centers: have we gotten better? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(11), 1994–1999. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.12516

Ersek, M., Miller, S. C., Wagner, T. H., Thorpe, J. M., Smith, D., Levy, C. R., … Mor, V. (2017). Association between aggressive care and bereaved families’ evaluation of end-of-life care for veterans with non-small cell lung cancer who died in Veterans Affairs facilities. Cancer, 123(16), 3186–3194. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30700

Etter, K., Borgia, M., & Resnik, L.J (2014). Prescription and repair rates of prosthetic limbs in the VA healthcare system: implications for national prosthetic parity. Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3109/17483107.2014.921246

Flaherty, J. H., Shay, K., Weir, C., Kamholz, B., Boockvar, K. S., Shaughnessy, M., … Rudolph, J. L. (2009). The Development of a Mental Status Vital Sign for Use Across the Spectrum of Care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 10(6), 379–380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2009.04.001

Fonda, J. R., Hunt, P. R., McGlinchey, R. E., Rudolph, J. L., Milberg, W. P., Reynolds, M. W., & Yonan, C. (2015). Identification of pseudobulbar affect symptoms in Veterans with possible traumatic brain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 52(7), 839–849. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.08.0191

Garrido, M. M., Allman, R. M., Pizer, S. D., Rudolph, J. L., Thomas, K. S., Sperber, N. R., … Frakt, A. B. (2017). Innovation in a Learning Health Care System: Veteran-Directed Home- and Community-Based Services. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(11), 2446–2451. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15053

Graczyk, E. L., Resnik, L., Gill, A., Tyler, D. J. (2019). The benefits of sensation on the experience of a hand: A qualitative case series. PLOS ONE, 14(1), e0211469. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211469

Graczyk, E. L., Resnik, L., Schiefer, M. A., Schmitt, M. S., & Tyler, D. J. (2018). Home Use of a Neural-connected Sensory Prosthesis Provides the Functional and Psychosocial Experience of Having a Hand Again. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 9866. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-26952-x

Hancock, L, Barredo, S, Ahern, D, Correia, S, Resnik, L. Cognitive Predictors of Dexterous Use, Prosthetic Skill, and Activity Performance of an Advanced Upper Limb Multifunction Prosthesis. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology. Online ahead of print http://dx.doi.org/10.31099/17483107.2016.115826

Harrison, J., Tyler, D. A., Shield, R. R., Mills, W. L., Morgan, K. E., Cutty, M. E., … Allen, S. M. (2017). An Unintended Consequence of Culture Change in VA Community Living Centers. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(4), 320–325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2016.10.006

Jaywant, A., Barredo, J., Ahern, D. C., & Resnik, L. (2018). Neuropsychological assessment without upper limb involvement: a systematic review of oral versions of the Trail Making Test and Symbol-Digit Modalities Test. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 28(7), 1055–1077. https://doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2016.1240699

Katon JG, Zephyrin L, Meoli A, Hulugalle A, Bosch J, Callegari L, Galvan IV, Gray KE, Haeger KO, Hoffmire C, Levis S, Ma EW, Mccabe JE, Nillni YI, Pineles SL, Reddy SM, Savitz DA, Shaw JG, Patton EW. (2018). Reproductive health of women Veterans: A systematic review of the literature from 2008 to 2017. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 36(6), 315–322. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1678750

Libin, A. V., Scholten, J., Schladen, M. M., Danford, E., Shara, N., Penk, W., … Dromerick, A. (2015). Executive functioning in TBI from rehabilitation to social reintegration: COMPASS (goal,) a randomized controlled trial (grant: 1I01RX000637-01A3 by the VA ORD RR&D, 2013-2016). Military Medical Research, 2, 32. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40779-015-0061-2

Matula, S. R., Trivedi, A. N., Miake-Lye, I., Glassman, P. A., Shekelle, P., & Asch, S. (2010). Comparisons of quality of surgical care between the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the private sector. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 211(6), 823–832. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2010.09.001

McConeghy, K. W., Caffrey, A. R., Morrill, H. J., Trivedi, A. N., & LaPlante, K. L. (2017). Are non-allergic drug reactions commonly documented as medication “allergies”? A national cohort of Veterans’ admissions from 2000 to 2014. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 26(4), 472–476. https://doi.org/10.1002/pds.4134

Mills, W. L., Ying, J., & Kunik, M. E. (2019). Identifying potential long-stay residents in veterans health administration nursing homes. Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.), 40(1), 51–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2018.06.004

Miller, E. A., Intrator, O., Gadbois, E., Gidmark, S., & Rudolph, J. L. (2017). VA staff perceptions of the role of the extended care referral process in home and community-based services versus nursing home use posthospital discharge. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 36(2), 63–80. https://doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2017.1336960

Paquin, A. M., Salow, M., & Rudolph, J. L. (2015). Pharmacist calls to older adults with cognitive difficulties after discharge in a Tertiary Veterans Administration Medical Center: a quality improvement program. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(3), 571–577. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13315

Phillips, S. L., Resnik, L., Fantini, C., & Latlief, G. (2013). Endpoint Control for a Powered Shoulder Prosthesis. JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 25(4), 193. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0000000000000006

Rebello, K. E., Gosian, J., Salow, M., Sweeney, P., Rudolph, J. L., & Driver, J. A. (2017). The Rural PILL Program: A Postdischarge Telepharmacy Intervention for Rural Veterans. The Journal of Rural Health: Official Journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association, 33(3), 332–339. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12212

Resnik, L., Benz, H., Borgia, M., & Clark, M. A. (2019). Patient Perspectives on Osseointegration: A National Survey of Veterans with Upper Limb Amputation. PM & R: The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmrj.12147

Resnik, L., Ekerholm, S., Borgia, M., & Clark, M. A. (2019). A national study of Veterans with major upper limb amputation: Survey methods, participants, and summary findings. PloS One, 14(3), e0213578. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213578

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., Borgia, M., Latlief, G., & Phillips, S. (2019). EMG Pattern Recognition Control of the DEKA Arm: Impact on User Ratings of Satisfaction and Usability. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 7, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1109/JTEHM.2018.2883943

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., Borgia, M., Cancio, J., Latlief, G., Phillips, S., & Sasson, N. (2018). EMG pattern recognition compared to foot control of the DEKA Arm. PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0204854. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204854

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., & Klinger, S. L. (2018). User experience of controlling the DEKA Arm with EMG pattern recognition. PLOS ONE, 13(9), e0203987. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203987

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., Borgia, M., Cancio, J., Latlief, G., & Sasson, N. (2018). Function, quality of life, and community integration of DEKA Arm users after discharge from prosthetic training: Impact of home use experience. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 42(6), 571–582. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364618774054

Resnik, L., Klinger, S., Gill, A., & Ekerholm Biester, S. (2018). Feminine identity and functional benefits are key factors in women’s decision making about upper limb prostheses: a case series. Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2018.1467973

Resnik, L. J., Borgia, M. L., Acluche, F., Cancio, J. M., Latlief, G., & Sasson, N. (2018). How do the outcomes of the DEKA Arm compare to conventional prostheses? PLOS ONE, 13(1), e0191326. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191326

Resnik, L., Steager, P., & Borgia, M. (2018). Development of a Proxy Measure of Veteran Community Integration: A Preliminary Report. Trauma & Acute Care, 2(6). Retrieved from http://trauma-acute-care.imedpub.com/abstract/development-of-a-proxy-measure-of-veteranrncommunity-integration-a-preliminary-report-21548.html

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., Lieberman Klinger, S., & Borgia, M. (2018). Does the DEKA Arm substitute for or supplement conventional prostheses. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 42(5), 534–543. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364617729924

Resnik, L., Cancio, J., Klinger, S., Latlief, G., Sasson, N., & Smurr-Walters, L. (2018). Predictors of retention and attrition in a study of an advanced upper limb prosthesis: implications for adoption of the DEKA Arm. Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 13(2), 206–210. https://doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2017.1304585

Resnik, L., Acluche, F., & Borgia, M. (2018). The DEKA hand: A multifunction prosthetic terminal device—patterns of grip usage at home. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 42(4), 446–454. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364617728117

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., & Acluche, F. (2018). Brief activity performance measure for upper limb amputees: BAM-ULA. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 42(1), 75–83. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364616684196

Resnik, L., Fantini, C., Latlief, G., Phillips, S., Sasson, N., & Sepulveda, E. (2017). Use of the DEKA Arm for amputees with brachial plexus injury: A case series. PloS One, 12(6), e0178642. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178642

Resnik, L., Borgia, M. L., & Acluche, F. (2017). Perceptions of satisfaction, usability and desirability of the DEKA Arm before and after a trial of home use. PLOS ONE, 12(6), e0178640. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178640

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., & Acluche, F. (2017). Timed activity performance in persons with upper limb amputation: A preliminary study. Journal of Hand Therapy: Official Journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists, 30(4), 468–476. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2017.03.008

Resnik, L. (2017). Improving the Quality of Evidence on Upper-Limb Prostheses Through the Standardization of Outcome Measurement. JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 29(4S), P21. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0000000000000160

Resnik, L., & Klinger, S. (2017). Attrition and retention in upper limb prosthetics research: experience of the VA home study of the DEKA arm. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 12(8), 816–821. https://doi.org/10.1080/17483107.2016.1269212

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., Silver, B., & Cancio, J. (2017). Systematic Review of Measures of Impairment and Activity Limitation for Persons With Upper Limb Trauma and Amputation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98(9), 1863-1892.e14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.01.015

Resnik, L., Ekerholm, S., Johnson, E. E., Ellison, M. L., & O’Toole, T. P. (2017). Which Homeless Veterans Benefit From a Peer Mentor and How? Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73(9), 1027–1047. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22407

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. (2016). Responsiveness of outcome measures for upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 40(1), 96–108. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364614554032

Resnik, L., Patel, T., Cooney, S. G., Crisco, J. J., & Fantini, C. (2016). Comparison of transhumeral socket designs utilizing patient assessment and in vivo skeletal and socket motion tracking: a case study. Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 11(5), 423–432. https://doi.org/10.3109/17483107.2014.981876

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., & Silver, B. (2015). Measuring Community Integration in Persons with Limb Trauma and Amputation: A Systematic Review. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(10), e115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2015.08.388

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. (2015). Reliability, Validity, and Responsiveness of the QuickDASH in Patients With Upper Limb Amputation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(9), 1676–1683. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2015.03.023

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. (2015). Predicting prosthetic prescription after major lower-limb amputation. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 52(6), 641–652. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.09.0216

Resnik, L., Klinger, S. L., Korp, K., & Walters, L. S. (2014). Training protocol for a powered shoulder prosthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(8), vii–xvi. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.07.0162

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., Latlief, G., Sasson, N., & Smurr-Walters, L. (2014). Self-reported and performance-based outcomes using DEKA Arm. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(3), 351–362. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2013.08.0180

Resnik, L., Latlief, G., Klinger, S. L., Sasson, N., & Walters, L. S. (2014). Do users want to receive a DEKA Arm and why? Overall findings from the Veterans Affairs Study to optimize the DEKA Arm. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 38(6), 456–466. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364613506914

Resnik, L., Klinger, S. L., & Etter, K. (2014). User and clinician perspectives on DEKA arm: results of VA study to optimize DEKA arm. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(1), 27–38. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2013.03.0068

Resnik, L., Adams, L., Borgia, M., Delikat, J., Disla, R., Ebner, C., & Walters, L. S. (2013). Development and evaluation of the activities measure for upper limb amputees. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(3), 488-494.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2012.10.004

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. L. (2013). Factors associated with utilization of preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation services by patients with amputation in the VA system: an observational study. Physical Therapy, 93(9), 1197–1210. https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20120415

Resnik, L., Bradford, D. W., Glynn, S. M., Jette, A. M., Johnson Hernandez, C., & Wills, S. (2012). Issues in defining and measuring veteran community reintegration: proceedings of the Working Group on Community Reintegration, VA Rehabilitation Outcomes Conference, Miami, Florida. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 49(1), 87–100. PMID: 22492341

Resnik, L., Tian, F., Ni, P., & Jette, A. (2012). Computer-adaptive test to measure community reintegration of Veterans. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 49(4), 557–566. PMID: 22773259

Resnik, L., Meucci, M. R., Lieberman-Klinger, S., Fantini, C., Kelty, D. L., Disla, R., & Sasson, N. (2012). Advanced upper limb prosthetic devices: implications for upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(4), 710–717. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2011.11.010

Resnik, L., & Reiber, G. (2012). Long-term disabilities associated with combat casualties: measuring disability and reintegration in combat veterans. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 20 Suppl 1, S31-34. https://doi.org/10.5435/JAAOS-20-08-S31

Resnik, L., Borgia, M., Ni, P., Pirraglia, P. A., & Jette, A. (2012). Reliability, validity and administrative burden of the community reintegration of injured service members computer adaptive test (CRIS-CAT)". BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 145. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-12-145

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. (2012). Reliability and Validity of Outcome Measures for Upper Limb Amputation. JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 24(4), 192. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPO.0b013e31826ff91c

Resnik, L., Baxter, K., Borgia, M., & Mathewson, K. (2013). Is the UNB test reliable and valid for use with adults with upper limb amputation? Journal of Hand Therapy, 26(4), 353–359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2013.06.004

Resnik, L., Klinger, S. L., Etter, K., & Fantini, C. (2014). Controlling a multi-degree of freedom upper limb prosthesis using foot controls: user experience. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 9(4), 318–329. https://doi.org/10.3109/17483107.2013.822024

Resnik, L., Gray, M., & Borgia, M. (2011). Measurement of community reintegration in sample of severely wounded servicemembers. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(2), 89–102. PMID: 21480084

Resnik, L. (2011). Development and testing of new upper-limb prosthetic devices: research designs for usability testing. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(6), 697–706. PMID: 21938656.

Resnik, L., Reiber, G, Evans, R, Steager, P, Barnabe K. (2011). New Guidebook to Facilitate VA/DoD Collaboration in Healthcare Research, Military Medicine. 176 (10):1085-1087, 2011. PMID: 22128638

Resnik, L., Etter, K., Klinger, S. L., & Kambe, C. (2011). Using virtual reality environment to facilitate training with advanced upper-limb prosthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(6), 707–718. PMID: 21938657

Resnik, L., & Borgia, M. (2011). Reliability of Outcome Measures for People With Lower-Limb Amputations: Distinguishing True Change From Statistical Error. Physical Therapy, 91(4), 555–565. https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20100287

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Trivedi, A. N., & Grebla, R. C. (2011). Quality and equity of care in the veterans affairs health-care system and in medicare advantage health plans. Medical Care, 49(6), 560–568. https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e31820fb0f6

Trivedi, A. N., Grebla, R. C., Wright, S. M., & Washington, D. L. (2011). Despite improved quality of care in the Veterans Affairs health system, racial disparity persists for important clinical outcomes. Health Affairs (Project Hope), 30(4), 707–715. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2011.0074

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Yoon, J., Vanneman, M. E., Dally, S. K., Trivedi, A. N., & Phibbs, C. S. (2018). Use of Veterans Affairs and Medicaid Services for Dually Enrolled Veterans. Health Services Research, 53(3), 1539–1561. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12727