Assistant Director, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Linda Ehrlich-Jones, PhD, RN is the Assistant Director, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) and a Clinical Research Scientist. She is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Linda has expertise in behavioral interventions, using motivational interviewing, targeting persons with chronic illness to increase physical activity and improve diet. She is the PI on a grant promoting physical activity in persons with Parkinson's disease. She was the PI on a Paralyzed Veterans of America Educational Foundation funded project whose goal was to enhance the evidence-based practice of rehabilitation professionals providing services to persons with spinal cord injury/disease by collaborating with graduate programs in rehabilitation, adding psychosocial instrument summaries to the Rehabilitation Measures Database (a compendium of summaries of instruments utilized by rehabilitation professionals), providing webinars and publishing instrument summaries in rehabilitation journals. She was the chair of the Rehabilitation Measures Database Task Force form 2016-2017.