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 Outcomes Unit. 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 a co-investigator on several funded studies and co-directs the Dissemination core for the Center on Health Services Training and Research and the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model Systems Program. During her career in rehabilitation, Dr. Slavin has led efforts to promote evidence-based practice in rehabilitation and is co-author of the Evidence-Based Practice in Rehabilitation chapter in DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice. Dr. Slavin’s research is primarily focused on developing and evaluating rehabilitation outcome measures, including the Activity Measure for Post Acute Care (AM-PAC), Spinal Cord Functional Index, Cerebral Palsy Profile (CP-PRO), Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Activity Measure (PEDI-SCI AM), and the Life Impact Burn Injury Recovery Evaluation (LIBRE) Profile.
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


Spaulding Hospital-New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center
09/30/2019 - 09/29/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital HHS ACL NIDILRR


LeaRRN: Administrative Oversight
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

LeaRRN: the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network - Didactic
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

LeaRRN: the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network - Collab
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

Women's Health and Disability: Building a Clinically Relevant Outcome Measure
09/16/2015 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Regents of the University of Michigan NIH NICHD
3R01HD082122-05S1

Multi-Institutional Center on Health Services Training and Research: CoHSTAR: HS/HP Research Career Training Program (RCTP)
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2021 (Subcontract 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 - 12/31/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Thomas Jefferson University Craig H. Neilsen Fdn


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


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


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  1. Calhoun Thielen C, Slavin MD, Ni P, Mulcahey MJ. Development and initial validation of ability levels to interpret pediatric spinal cord injury activity measure and pediatric measure of participation scores. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2021 Jul 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34250956
     
  2. Mulcahey MJ, Thielen CC, Slavin MD, Ni P, Jette AM. Pediatric measure of participation short forms version 2.0: development and evaluation. Spinal Cord. 2021 Jun 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34079073
     
  3. Grant GG, Brady KJS, Stoddard FJ, Meyer WJ, Romanowski KS, Chang PH, Painting LE, Fowler LA, Nelson JK, Patel KF, Sheldrick RC, Carter A, Sheridan RL, Slavin MD, Warner P, Palmieri TL, Schneider JC, Kazis LE, Ryan CM. Measuring the impact of burn injury on the parent-reported health outcomes of children 1-to-5 years: Item pool development for the Preschool1-5 Life Impact Burn Recovery Evaluation (LIBRE) Profile. Burns. 2021 Feb 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33832799
     
  4. Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Acton A, Amaya F, Saret C, Ohrtman E, Wolfe A, Ni P, Kazis LE. Interpreting Life Impact Burn Recovery Evaluation Profile Scores for Use by Clinicians, Burn Survivors, and Researchers. J Burn Care Res. 2021 02 03; 42(1):23-31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32556266; PMCID: PMC8265741; DOI: 10.1093/jbcr/iraa100;
     
  5. Tyner CE, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Fyffe D, Tate DG, Slavin MD, Jette AM, Tulsky DS. Validation of the Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index for Use in Community-Dwelling Individuals With SCI. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Jan 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33453193
     
  6. Ohrtman EA, Shapiro GD, Wolfe AE, Trinh NT, Ni P, Acton A, Slavin MD, Ryan CM, Kazis LE, Schneider JC. Sexual activity and romantic relationships after burn injury: A Life Impact Burn Recovery Evaluation (LIBRE) study. Burns. 2020 Sep 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32948357; PMCID: PMC8279809; DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2020.01.003;
     
  7. Kalpakjian CZ, Kreschmer JM, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Quint EH, Chiaravalloti ND, Jenkins N, Bushnik T, Amtmann D, Tulsky DS, Madrid R, Parten R, Evitts M, Grawi CL. Reproductive Health in Women with Physical Disability: A Conceptual Framework for the Development of New Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2020 11; 29(11):1427-1436. PMID: 32429740; PMCID: PMC7703246; DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2019.8174;
     
  8. Brady KJS, Grant GG, Stoddard FJ, Meyer WJ, Romanowski KS, Chang PH, Painting LE, Fowler LA, Nelson JK, Rivas P, Epperson K, Sheridan RL, Murphy M, O'Donnell EH, Ceranoglu TA, Sheldrick RC, Ni P, Slavin MD, Warner P, Palmieri TL, Schneider JC, Kazis LE, Ryan CM. Measuring the Impact of Burn Injury on the Parent-Reported Health Outcomes of Children 1 to 5 Years: A Conceptual Framework for Development of the Preschool Life Impact Burn Recovery Evaluation Profile CAT. J Burn Care Res. 2020 01 30; 41(1):84-94.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31222201
     
  9. Ni P, Mulcahey MJ, Slavin MD, Thielen CC, Vogel LC, Sadowsky C, Davidson LT, Jette AM. Tracking Spinal Cord Injury Functional Outcomes Across the Lifespan: Validation of Linking Coefficients. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 10; 100(10):1924-1931.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31153853
     
  10. Kisala PA, Boulton AJ, Cohen ML, Slavin MD, Jette AM, Charlifue S, Hanks R, Mulcahey MJ, Cella D, Tulsky DS. Interviewer- versus self-administration of PROMIS® measures for adults with traumatic injury. Health Psychol. 2019 May; 38(5):435-444.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31045427; PMCID: PMC6506178; DOI: 10.1037/hea0000685;
     
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Rehabilitation
Outcome Measures
Evidence Based Healthcare
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