Nancy Latham, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, University of Auckland
MSc, McGill University



Nancy Latham, PhD, PT is a Research Assistant Professor in the Health and Disability Research Institute at the Boston University School of Public Health. Her research interest is in applying methods from the field of clinical epidemiology, such as randomized controlled trials, cohort studies and meta-analyses, to rehabilitation and disabilty-related research. She is particulary interested in innovative interventions to extend the benefits of rehabilitation programs and increase adherence to exercise programs long term in people with disability. Dr. Latham has received a Mary E. Switzer Distinguished Fellowship from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research and was recently an investigator in the Boston Pepper Center Research and Development Core. She has served on review panels for the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research and recently was guest editor of a special issue on Advances in Disability Reserach in tthe journal Physical Therapy. Her current research projects include an NIH funded randomized controlled clinical trial of an exercise intervention to improve function after hip fracture, a pilot study of a "Virtual Exercise Coach" to increase walking in people with Parkinson's Disease and the development of a voice-recognition system to remotely monitor function in older adults.


Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems CAHPS IV
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
Yale University HHS AHRQ
5U18HS016978-10

CAHPS IV: Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and systems
09/30/2012 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
Yale University HHS AHRQ
5U18HS016978-10

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Coach to Promote Self-Care in Pressure Ulcer Prevention
04/01/2015 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Boston Roybal Center for Active Lifestyle Interventions
09/30/2014 - 05/31/2017 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Alan M. Jette, PhD
Brandeis University NIH NIA
5P30AG048785-03

Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS III)
09/01/2007 - 09/29/2012 (PI)
Yale University NIH NIA
5U18HS016978-05

CAHPS II: Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Plans
06/01/2007 - 05/31/2009 (PI)
Yale University HHS AHRQ




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2010 BUMC--LATHAM 5P30AG031679-03-1 102
2009 BUMC--LATHAM 5P30AG031679-02-1 102
2008 BUMC--LATHAM 1P30AG031679-01-1 102
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  1. Ward RE, Beauchamp MK, Latham NK, Leveille SG, Percac-Lima S, Kurlinski L, Ni P, Goldstein R, Jette AM, Bean JF. Neuromuscular Impairments Contributing to Persistently Poor and Declining Lower-Extremity Mobility Among Older Adults: New Findings Informing Geriatric Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Aug; 97(8):1316-22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27056644; PMCID: PMC4967009; DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.003;.
  2. Makris UE, Paul TM, Holt NE, Latham NK, Ni P, Jette A, Leveille SG, Bean JF. The Relationship Among Neuromuscular Impairments, Chronic Back Pain, and Mobility in Older Adults. PM R. 2016 Aug; 8(8):738-47.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26805908; PMCID: PMC4958029; DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.01.007;.
  3. Beauchamp MK, Jette AM, Ni P, Latham NK, Ward RE, Kurlinski LA, Percac-Lima S, Leveille SG, Bean JF. Leg and Trunk Impairments Predict Participation in Life Roles in Older Adults: Results From Boston RISE. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 May; 71(5):663-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26369668; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glv157;.
  4. Beauchamp MK, Bean JF, Ward RE, Kurlinski LA, Latham NK, Jette AM. How Should Disability Be Measured in Older Adults? An Analysis from the Boston Rehabilitative Impairment Study of the Elderly. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jun; 63(6):1187-91.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26032351; PMCID: PMC4478131; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13453;.
  5. Chang FH, Latham NK, Friedman RH, Jette AM. Interactive voice response version of the late-life function and disability instrument. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Apr; 63(4):770-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25900491; PMCID: PMC4600427; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13337;.
  6. Chang FH, Latham NK, Ni P, Jette AM. Does self-efficacy mediate functional change in older adults participating in an exercise program after hip fracture? A randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Jun; 96(6):1014-1020.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25701101; PMCID: PMC4600403; DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.02.009;.
  7. Beauchamp MK, Jette AM, Ward RE, Kurlinski LA, Kiely D, Latham NK, Bean JF. Predictive validity and responsiveness of patient-reported and performance-based measures of function in the Boston RISE study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 May; 70(5):616-22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25512569; PMCID: PMC4400398; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glu227;.
  8. Kerse N, McLean C, Moyes SA, Peri K, Ng T, Wilkinson-Meyers L, Brown P, Latham N, Connolly M. The cluster-randomized BRIGHT trial: Proactive case finding for community-dwelling older adults. Ann Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 12(6):514-24. PMID: 25384813; PMCID: PMC4226772; DOI: 10.1370/afm.1696;.
  9. Latham NK, Bean JF, Jette AM. Home-based exercise and hip fracture rehabilitation--reply. JAMA. 2014 Jun 18; 311(23):2440-1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24938572; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.5173;.
  10. Thomas JC, Odonkor C, Griffith L, Holt N, Percac-Lima S, Leveille S, Ni P, Latham NK, Jette AM, Bean JF. Reconceptualizing balance: attributes associated with balance performance. Exp Gerontol. 2014 Sep; 57:218-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24952097; PMCID: PMC4149932; DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.06.012;.
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