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

PhD, Clark University
MS, Boston University

Dr. Mary Slavin is the Director of Education and Dissemination at the Health & Disability Research Institute (HDR). She is a physical therapist with more than 30 years of experience in the rehabilitation field, serving as a clinician, educator and researcher. Dr. Slavin's interests include promoting evidence-based practice in rehabilitation and use of appropriate measures to assess rehabilitation outcomes. 

The Big Idea
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2022 (PI)
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Women's Health and Disability: Building a Clinically Relevant Outcome Measure
09/16/2015 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
Regents of the Univ. of Michigan NIH NICHD

Multi-Institutional Center on Health Services Training and Research: CoHSTAR: HS/HP Research Career Training Program (RCTP)
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2018 (PI)
Brown University Fdn for Phy Therapy

Knowledge Translation of Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index (SCI-FI) and Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury (PEDI-SCI)
12/31/2015 - 12/30/2017 (PI)
Thomas Jefferson University Craig H. Neilsen Fdn

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program/Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
Administration for Community Living

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital-New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center Model System
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Adm for Comm. Living

Community Effects on Long-Term Rehabilitation Outcomes in SCI
09/30/2012 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
Kessler Foundation Research Center NIH NICHD

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  1. Chang FH, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Baker K, Ni P, Keysor JJ. Detecting functional change in response to exercise in knee osteoarthritis: a comparison of two computerized adaptive tests. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 01 23; 19(1):29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29361920.
  2. Marino M, Soley-Bori M, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Acton A, Amaya F, Rossi M, Soria-Saucedo R, Resnik L, Kazis LE. Measuring the Social Impact of Burns on Survivors. J Burn Care Res. 2017 Jan/Feb; 38(1):e377-e383.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27380121; DOI: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000398;.
  3. Marino M, Soley-Bori M, Jette AM, Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Resnik L, Acton A, Amaya F, Rossi M, Soria-Saucedo R, Kazis LE. Development of a Conceptual Framework to Measure the Social Impact of Burns. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Nov/Dec; 37(6):e569-e578.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27828837.
  4. Mulcahey MJ, Haley SM, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Jette AM. Ability of PROMIS Pediatric Measures to Detect Change in Children With Cerebral Palsy Undergoing Musculoskeletal Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Oct-Nov; 36(7):749-56.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26057065; PMCID: PMC4670604; DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000533;.
  5. Belliveau T, Jette AM, Seetharama S, Axt J, Rosenblum D, Larose D, Houlihan B, Slavin M, Larose C. Developing Artificial Neural Network Models to Predict Functioning One Year After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1663-1668.e3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27208647; DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.04.014;.
  6. Mulcahey MJ, Slavin MD, Ni P, Vogel LC, Thielen CC, Coster WJ, Jette AM. The Pediatric Measure of Participation (PMoP) short forms. Spinal Cord. 2016 Dec; 54(12):1183-1187.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27184917; DOI: 10.1038/sc.2016.68;.
  7. Slavin MD, Ni P, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Fyffe DC, Graves DE, Marino RJ, Morse LR, Rosenblum D, Tate D, Worobey LA, Dawson MB, Jette AM. Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index/Assistive Technology Short Forms. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct; 97(10):1745-1752.e7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27133356; DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.03.029;.
  8. Coster WJ, Ni P, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Nandakumar R, Mulcahey MJ, Tulsky DS, Jette AM. Differential item functioning in the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pediatric Short Forms in a sample of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Nov; 58(11):1132-1138.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27098277; DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.13138;.
  9. Fyffe D, Kalpakjian CZ, Slavin M, Kisala P, Ni P, Kirshblum SC, Tulsky DS, Jette AM. Clinical interpretation of the Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index (SCI-FI). J Spinal Cord Med. 2016 Sep; 39(5):527-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26781769; PMCID: PMC5020585; DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2015.1133483;.
  10. Slavin MD, Mulcahey MJ, Calhoun Thielen C, Ni P, Vogel LC, Haley SM, Jette AM. Measuring activity limitation outcomes in youth with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2016 Jul; 54(7):546-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26572606; PMCID: PMC4870166; DOI: 10.1038/sc.2015.194;.
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