Research Projects

Current Research Projects

The University of Washington Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation is currently engaged in several research projects including:

  • Outcomes Assessment in Prosthetics & Orthotics (funded by NIH)
    • Development and Validation of Mobility Measures in Individuals with Lower Limb Amputations (04/01/2010 – 03/31/2015)
    • Validation of PLUS-M in Individuals with Lower Limb Loss (06/01/2010 – 03/31/2015)
    • Test-Retest Reliability of Self-Report Instruments for People with Lower Limb Loss (04/10/2014 - 06/01/2015)
  • National Data and Statistical Center for Burn Model Systems (funded by NIDRR/NIDILRR; 04/12/2013 - 04/11/2018) is a project that follows a large number of people with serious burn injury in the US to learn about their recovery and experiences.
  • Advanced Training on Outcomes in Rehabilitation Research (funded by NIDRR/NIDILRR; 10/01/2012 – 09/30/2017) provides training to researchers and clinicians at post-doctoral level in modern psychometric approaches in outcomes measurement. Training in outcomes measurement is important for high quality rehabilitation research.
  • The PROMIS Pain Catastrophizing and Pain Related Self-efficacy item banks  (funded by PCORI; 12/01/2014—11/30/2016) This project will develop and validate the PROMIS Pain Catastrophizing and Pain Related Self-efficacy item banks. Measuring these pain-related constructs is important for pain research and clinical practice.


Past Research Projects

Some of our past research projects include: