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. 


Multi-Institutional Center on Health Services Training and Research: CoHSTAR: HS/HP Research Career Training Program (RCTP)
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University Fdn for Phy Therapy


LeaRRN: Administrative Oversight
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

LeaRRN: the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network - Didactic
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

LeaRRN: Promotion of Center Expertise
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

LeaRRN: the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network - Collab
06/01/2020 - 05/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Brown University NIH NICHD
1P2CHD101895-01

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


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

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


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. Kelter BM, Wolfe AE, Kazis LE, Ryan CM, Acton A, Slavin MD, Schneider JC. Trajectory Curves for Purposes of Benchmarking and Predicting Clinical Outcomes: A Scoping Review. J Burn Care Res. 2022 Sep 01; 43(5):1095-1104.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34986488; PMCID: PMC9255662; DOI: 10.1093/jbcr/irab245;
     
  2. Rodríguez-Mercedes SL, Patel KF, Rencken CA, Grant GG, Surette K, Kinney EM, Brady KJS, Slavin MD, Schneider JC, Stoddard FJ, Kazis LE, Ryan CM. Item Pool Development for the School-Aged Life Impact Burn Recovery Evaluation Profile Computerized Adaptive Test: An Observer-Reported Outcome Assessment Measuring the Impact of Burn Injuries in School-Aged Children. J Burn Care Res. 2022 Sep 01; 43(5):1114-1128.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34965302; PMCID: PMC9255664; DOI: 10.1093/jbcr/irab247;
     
  3. Deng H, Abouzeid CA, Shepler LJ, Slavin MD, Taylor JA, Mercier HW, Herrera-Escobar JP, Kazis LE, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. Using digital phenotyping to characterize psychosocial trajectories for people with burn injury. Burns. 2022 Aug; 48(5):1262-1266.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35504767; PMCID: PMC9357168; DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2022.04.003;
     
  4. Murphy LF, Kalpakjian C, Charlifue S, Heinemann AW, Slavin M, Rohrbach T, Tulsky DS, Botticello AL. Greener on the other side? an analysis of the association between residential greenspace and psychological well-being among people living with spinal cord injury in the United States. Spinal Cord. 2022 Feb; 60(2):170-176. PMID: 35022532
     
  5. Kelter BM, Shepler LJ, Ni P, Slavin MD, Acton A, Kazis LE, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. Developing trajectories of social recovery after burn injury: Preliminary results from the LIBRE Journey Study. Burns. 2022 Mar; 48(2):460-462.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34924225; PMCID: PMC9275732; DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2021.11.025;
     
  6. Kisala PA, Boulton AJ, Slavin MD, Cohen ML, Keeney T, Ni P, Tate D, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Fyffe DC, Felix ER, Jette AM, Tulsky DS. Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index/Capacity: Responsiveness to Change Over Time. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 02; 103(2):199-206.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34717921; PMCID: PMC8810572; DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2021.10.005;
     
  7. Tulsky DS, Boulton AJ, Kisala PA, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Kalpakjian CZ, Kozlowski AJ, Felix ER, Fyffe DC, Slavin MD, Tate DG. Physical Function Recovery Trajectories After Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 02; 103(2):215-223. PMID: 34678295
     
  8. Ni P, Spellman K, Zafonte R, Wen H, Slavin MD, Jette AM. A Concordance Table to Convert FIM Basic Mobility and Self-Care Scale Scores to SCI-FI/AT Scores. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 Apr; 103(4):688-695.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34343522
     
  9. 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 Nov; 59(11):1146-1154.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34079073
     
  10. 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 11; 47(7):1511-1524.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33832799; PMCID: PMC8711655; DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2021.02.010;
     
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Rehabilitation
Outcome Measures
Evidence Based Healthcare
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