Elkridge, Maryland – United States
C. Jean Hsieh, PhD, OT, is currently a program officer at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, DHHS. She served as the PI of the KAROS study (this symposium presentation) when she held a Senior Research Associate position at the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC. During her tenure at MedStar NRH between September 2006 and January 2016, Dr. Hsieh was involved in several multi-center studies, including a 22-site study on Joint Replacement outcomes in two different settings (Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility & Skilled Nursing Facility) and the subsequent follow-up health services utilization and expenditures among these patients, also known as the JOINTS Study (PI: Dr. Gerben DeJong). The other two included formerly NIDRR (now NIDILRR) funded 1) the National Capital SCI Model System, aiming to examine prevention of pressure ulcer onset; and 2) a multi-center collaborative to study comprehensive SCI rehabilitation, also known as the SCIRehab project. Dr. Hsieh was also in charge of a DoD funded study looking at how use of research information technology can enhance rehabilitation care for those with traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries. She received her doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins University in Epidemiology of Mental Disorders. Dr. Hsieh also holds an Occupational Therapy background. She was trained in Taiwan and received her Master of Arts from Tufts University with the area of interest in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Group Dynamics.
Thursday, November 7
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM