Mary Khetani

Mary A Khetani

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Office Phone

312-996-0942

Office

1919 W. Taylor St., 316A AHSB

Mail Code

811

Office Hours

By appointment

Related Sites

CPERL

About

Mary Khetani is a pediatric occupational therapist and rehabilitation scientist with nearly 18 years of experience in pediatric research and clinical practice. At UIC, Dr. Khetani contributes to graduate courses in problem-based learning, pediatric processes of care, and rehabilitation science. She also directs the Children’s Participation in Environment Research Lab (CPERL) that has secured continuous extramural funding since 2012 to build conceptually grounded and innovative technology-based assessments and interventions that contribute to advancing family-centered and participation-focused pediatric (re)habilitation for individuals, organizations, and service systems. In 2019, Dr. Khetani became a Research Scientist and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, a premier international hub for research and knowledge translation in childhood disability.

Selected Grants

CanChild Center for Childhood Disability Research, Advancing Participation and Environment Measures (PEM) for Uptake in Pediatric (Re)habilitation, PI

Center for Large Data Research (CLDR), funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH/NCMRR/NINDS), Archiving Early Intervention Colorado Participant Characteristics, Service Use, and Patient-Reported Outcomes, PI

Selected Publications

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Service to the Community

Invited Reviewer: Wellcome Trust, NIH/NICHD R01 Special Emphasis Panel, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), NIDILRR Field Initiated Research and Development Grants; NIH Center for Large Data Research (CLDR), American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) Health Services Research Review Group

Notable Honors

2015-2017 - Pediatric Loan Repayment Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD)

2017 - Service Commendation, American Occupational Therapy Association

2017-2019 - Pediatric Loan Repayment Renewal Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD)

Education

Postdoctoral, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston, MA - 2011

Sc.D., Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA - 2010

M.A., Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - 2002

Honors B.A., Psychology and Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI - 2000