Mary Khetani
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dept of Occupational Therapy

Mary Khetani, ScD, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist and conducts childhood disability research. Dr. Khetani joined the UIC Department of Occupational Therapy in September 2015. She holds an affiliate research appointment at the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research in Canada. Dr. Khetani directs the Children's Participation in Environment Research Lab (CPERL). Dr. Khetani and the CPERL research team contribute to interdisciplinary and multi-site translational research that is relevant to advancing client-centered and participation-focused pediatric (re)habilitation.

Postdoctoral Associate (previously held)
Boston University Medical Campus
Clinical Epidemiology

2017 American Occupational Therapy Association: Service Commendation
2017-2019 National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD): Pediatric Loan Repayment Renewal Award
2015-2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD): Pediatric Loan Repayment Award

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  1. Tomas V, Srinivasan R, Kulkarni V, Teplicky R, Anaby D, Khetani M. A guiding process to culturally adapt assessments for participation-focused pediatric practice: the case of the Participation and Environment Measures (PEM). Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Aug 19; 1-13. PMID: 34410207
  2. Anaby D, Khetani M, Piskur B, van der Holst M, Bedell G, Schakel F, de Kloet A, Simeonsson R, Imms C. Towards a paradigm shift in pediatric rehabilitation: Accelerating the uptake of evidence on participation into routine clinical practice. Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Apr 08; 1-12. PMID: 33832391
  3. Kaelin VC, Wallace ER, Werler MM, Collett BR, Rosenberg J, Khetani MA. Caregiver Perspectives on School Participation Among Students With Craniofacial Microsomia. Am J Occup Ther. 2021 Mar-Apr; 75(2):7502205100p1-7502205100p10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33657352; PMCID: PMC7929606; DOI: 10.5014/ajot.2021.041277;
  4. Kaelin VC, Bosak DL, Villegas VC, Imms C, Khetani MA. Participation-Focused Strategy Use Among Caregivers of Children Receiving Early Intervention. Am J Occup Ther. 2021 Jan-Feb; 75(1):7501205090p1-7501205090p11. PMID: 33399057; PMCID: PMC7784037; DOI: 10.5014/ajot.2021.041962;
  5. Jarvis JM, Fayed N, Fink EL, Choong K, Khetani MA. Caregiver dissatisfaction with their child's participation in home activities after pediatric critical illness. BMC Pediatr. 2020 09 02; 20(1):415. PMID: 32878614; PMCID: PMC7466418; DOI: 10.1186/s12887-020-02306-3;
  6. Albrecht EC, Kaelin VC, Rigau BL, Dooling-Litfin JK, Scully EA, Murphy NJ, McManus BM, Khetani MA. Pilot implementation of an electronic patient-reported outcome measure for planning and monitoring participation-focused care in early intervention. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2020 08 24; 20(1):199. PMID: 32838772; PMCID: PMC7446047; DOI: 10.1186/s12911-020-01189-9;
  7. Khetani MA, McManus BM, Albrecht EC, Kaelin VC, Dooling-Litfin JK, Scully EA. Early intervention service intensity and young children's home participation. BMC Pediatr. 2020 07 03; 20(1):330. PMID: 32620161; PMCID: PMC7333381; DOI: 10.1186/s12887-020-02182-x;
  8. Kaelin VC, Wallace ER, Werler MM, Collett BR, Khetani MA. Community participation in youth with craniofacial microsomia. Disabil Rehabil. 2020 Jun 01; 1-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32478589; PMCID: PMC7704849; DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1765031;
  9. Jarvis JM, Kaelin VC, Anaby D, Teplicky R, Khetani MA. Electronic participation-focused care planning support for families: a pilot study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2020 08; 62(8):954-961. PMID: 32259292; PMCID: PMC7332406; DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.14535;
  10. McManus BM, Murphy NJ, Richardson Z, Khetani MA, Schenkman M, Morrato EH. Family-centred care in early intervention: Examining caregiver perceptions of family-centred care and early intervention service use intensity. Child Care Health Dev. 2020 01; 46(1):1-8. PMID: 31782824; PMCID: PMC6949406; DOI: 10.1111/cch.12724;
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Participation Among People with Disabilities
Children, Youth and Families
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