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. Rizk S, Ngui EM, Salgado Z, Bosak DL, Khetani MA. Medical Home Care and Educational Services for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum: A Scoping Review. J Autism Dev Disord. 2024 Feb 28. PMID: 38416384
  2. Kaelin VC, Saluja S, Bosak DL, Anaby D, Werler M, Khetani MA. Caregiver strategies supporting community participation among children and youth with or at risk for disabilities: a mixed-methods study. Front Pediatr. 2024; 12:1345755.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38425659; PMCID: PMC10902462; DOI: 10.3389/fped.2024.1345755;
  3. Kaelin VC, Boyd AD, Werler MM, Parde N, Khetani MA. Natural Language Processing to Classify Caregiver Strategies Supporting Participation Among Children and Youth with Craniofacial Microsomia and Other Childhood-Onset Disabilities. J Healthc Inform Res. 2023 Dec; 7(4):480-500.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37927374; PMCID: PMC10620347; DOI: 10.1007/s41666-023-00149-y;
  4. Villegas VC, Bosak DL, Salgado Z, Phoenix M, Parde N, Teplicky R, Khetani MA. Diversified caregiver input to upgrade the Young Children's Participation and Environment Measure for equitable pediatric re/habilitation practice. J Patient Rep Outcomes. 2023 Aug 28; 7(1):87. PMID: 37639038; PMCID: PMC10462549; DOI: 10.1186/s41687-023-00627-2;
  5. 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;
  6. 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; PMCID: PMC10622330; DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.15628;
  7. 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;
  8. 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;
  9. 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;
  10. 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;
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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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