Mary Khetani
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
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

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  1. McPhee PG, Pozniak K, Khetani MA, Campbell W, Dix L, Phoenix M. Establishing and sustaining authentic organizational partnerships in childhood disability research: lessons learned. Res Involv Engagem. 2023 Jul 20; 9(1):55. PMID: 37474967; PMCID: PMC10360233; DOI: 10.1186/s40900-023-00466-x;
  2. Kaelin VC, Anaby D, Werler MM, Khetani MA. School participation among young people with craniofacial microsomia and other childhood-onset disabilities. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2023 May 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37138446
  3. Rizk S, Kaelin VC, Sim JGC, Murphy NJ, McManus BM, Leland NE, Stoffel A, James L, Barnekow K, Papautsky EL, Khetani MA. Implementing an Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome and Decision Support Tool in Early Intervention. Appl Clin Inform. 2023 Jan; 14(1):91-107. PMID: 36724883; PMCID: PMC9891850; DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1760631;
  4. Rizk S, Ngui E, Benevides TW, Moerchen VA, Khetani M, Barnekow K. Is medical home care adequacy associated with educational service use in children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? BMC Pediatr. 2023 Jan 09; 23(1):12. PMID: 36617543; PMCID: PMC9827663; DOI: 10.1186/s12887-022-03776-3;
  5. Kaelin V, Villegas V, Chen YF, Murphy N, Papautsky E, Litfin J, Leland N, Maheshwari V, McManus B, Khetani M. Effectiveness and scalability of an electronic patient-reported outcome measure and decision support tool for family-centred and participation-focused early intervention: PROSPECT hybrid type 1 trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 01 04; 12(1):e051582. PMID: 34983760; PMCID: PMC8728410; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051582;
  6. Kaelin VC, Valizadeh M, Salgado Z, Sim JG, Anaby D, Boyd AD, Parde N, Khetani MA. Capturing and Operationalizing Participation in Pediatric Re/Habilitation Research Using Artificial Intelligence: A Scoping Review. Front Rehabil Sci. 2022; 3. PMID: 35919375; PMCID: PMC9340801; DOI: 10.3389/fresc.2022.855240;
  7. Kaelin VC, Valizadeh M, Salgado Z, Parde N, Khetani MA. Artificial Intelligence in Rehabilitation Targeting the Participation of Children and Youth With Disabilities: Scoping Review. J Med Internet Res. 2021 11 04; 23(11):e25745. PMID: 34734833; PMCID: PMC8603165; DOI: 10.2196/25745;
  8. 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. 2022 Oct; 44(21):6497-6509. PMID: 34410207
  9. 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. 2022 May; 44(9):1746-1757. PMID: 33832391
  10. 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;
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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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Participation Among People with Disabilities
Children, Youth and Families
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