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Claire Kalpakjian, PhD, MS

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Associate Chair for Research
Co-Director of the Practice-Oriented Research Training Program, MICHR
Board Member, Medical Institutional Review Board (IRBMED)
Research Non-Clinical Psychologist
E-mail
clairez@umich.edu
Phone
734-763-0153
Fax
734-936-7048

Biography

Claire Z. Kalpakjian, Ph.D., M.S. is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan. She is a Clinical Psychologist with specialized training in Rehabilitation Psychology and post-graduate training in clinical research. Dr. Kalpakjian has practiced in the field of rehabilitation since 1992 and has been on faculty at the University of Michigan since 2004 after completing a three year fellowship in rehabilitation research. Her program of research centers on disability and rehabilitation, with a dual focus on women’s health and psychological outcomes. She also has a strong interest in measurement development and validation, which cuts across these areas. She has received federal and foundation funding for her research and serves as co-investigator on several other large, federally funded projects in rehabilitation. She has published over 50 refereed journal articles and three book chapters, presented at numerous national conferences, and serves on several national committees.

Administrative Appointments

  • 04/2008-present Co-Director, CTSA/MICHR Practice Oriented Research Training Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 08/2010-09/2016 Medical School Institutional Review Board Member, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 08/2011-07/2018 Director, PM&R Resident Research Program, University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 07/2013-09/2015 Chair, Research Operations Committee, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 10/2015-12/2019 Director of Research, University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 10/2017-present Learning Health Systems Transformation Lead, University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 01/2020-present Associate Chair for Research, University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ann Arbor, MI

Research Interests

  • Women's Reproductive Health and Disability
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Development
  • Decision Making Tool Development
  • Mixed Methods Research

Education and Training

  • 09/1982-05/1986 BA, Philosophy, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
  • 09/1990-05/1992 MS, Rehabilitation Counseling, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
  • 05/1995-12/2000 PhD, Clinical and Rehabilitation Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
  • 09/2005-04/2007 MS, Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 09/1999-08/2000 Internship, Rehabilitation Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • 04/2001-04/2004 Research Fellow, Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Honors and Awards

  • 2001: 2nd Place, 2001 Bernard M. Baruch Essay Contest for Students, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, "Quality of Life in Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injury"
  • 2010: Certificate of Appreciation and Recognition for 2009-2010 Service at Early Career Committee Chair, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 2010: Rosenthal Early Career Research Award, American Psychological Association, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology (Division 22)
  • 2013: Distinguished Member Award, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 2019: Early Career Outstanding Mentor Award, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 2020: Marion Kit McDonnel Closing the Divide Award, in recognition for a longstanding commitment to women with disabilities, United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit & United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan
  • 2003: Gary Davidoff Memorial Research Award, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • 2001-present Member, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 2001-present Member, American Psychological Association, Rehabilitation Psychology (Division 22)
  • 2004-present Member, North American Menopause Society
  • 2017-present Member, International Society for Quality of Life Research

Visiting Professorships and Extramural Invited Presentations

  1. Spinal Cord Medicine: Intensive Review Course – Psychosocial Disorders, American Paraplegia Society Annual Meeting, September 2004, Las Vegas, NV
  2. Second Research Award – Women with Polio and the Menopause Study: Practical Advice Behind the Data, Post-Polio Health International Ninth International Conference on Post-Polio Health and Ventilator-Assisted Living: Strategies for Living Well, June 2005, St. Louis, MO
  3. State of Science in Spinal Cord Injury Measurement, Outcomes and Research Pre-Course: Techniques to Measure Depression, American Spinal Injury Association, May 2007, Tampa, FL
  4. Characteristics of Menopause in Polio Survivors, Italian Red Cross, Red Crescent Movement and Rotary International, October 2007, Rome, Italy
  5. Symposium on Women with Spinal Cord Injury: Translating Research into Practice, American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers, August 2008, Orlando, FL
  6. The SCIQOL: Making PROMIS and the NeuroQOL Relevant for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, October 2012, Vancouver, Canada
  7. Women, Disability and Gynecological Health: In Their Own Words, New York University Langone Medical Center, May 2014, New York, NY
  8. "Makes you want to give up and hide": The Gynecological Health Care Experiences of Women with Disabilities, Kessler Foundation & Kessler Rehabilitation, May 2014, West Orange, NJ
  9. The Role of Oral Glutathione in Improvement of Health Outcomes among Persons with Late Effects of Poliomyelitis, Post-Polio Health International, June 2014, St. Louis, MO
  10. Data Collection and Data Management, St. Paul's Hospital and Millennium Medical College, June 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Bibliography

  1. Makatura TJ, Lam CS, Leahy BJ, Castillo MT, Kalpakjian CZ: Standardized memory tests and the appraisal of everyday memory. Brain Inj 13(5): 355-367, 1999. PM10367146
  2. Tate DG, Kalpakjian CZ, Forchheimer MB: Quality of life issues in individuals with spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 83(12 SUPPL. 2): S18-S25, 2002. PM12474168
  3. Kalpakjian CZ, Lam CS, Leahy BJ: Conceptualization and identification of depression in adults with brain damage by clients and rehabilitation clinical staff. Brain Inj 16(6): 501-507, 2002. PM12119085
  4. Kalpakjian CZ, Lam CS, Toussaint LL, Merbitz NK: Describing quality of life and psychosocial outcomes after traumatic brain injury. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 83(4): 255-265, 2004. PM15024324
  5. Kalpakjian CZ, Riley BB, Quint EH, Tate DG: Hormone replacement therapy and health behavior in postmenopausal polio survivors. Maturitas 48(4): 398-410, 2004. PM15283932
  6. Forchheimer M, Kalpakjian C, and Tate D: Gender differences in community integration after spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 10(2): 163-167, 2004.
  7. Kalpakjian CZ, Toussaint LL, Klipp DA, and Forchheimer MB: Development and factor analysis of an index of post-polio sequelae. Disability and Rehabilitation 27(20): 1225-1233, 2005. PM16298924
  8. Kalpakjian CZ, Toussaint LL, Quint EH, Reame NK: Use of a standardized menopause symptom rating scale in a sample of women with physical disabilities. Menopause 12(1): 78-87, 2005. PM15668604
  9. Scelza WM, Kalpakjian CZ, Zemper ED, Tate DG: Perceived barriers to exercise in people with spinal cord injury. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 84(8): 576-583, 2005. PM16034226
  10. Kalpakjian CZ, Lequerica A: Quality of life and menopause in women with physical disabilities. Journal of Women's Health 15(9): 1014-1027, 2006. PM17125420
  11. Kalpakjian CZ, Albright KJ: An examination of depression through the lens of spinal cord injury. Comparative prevalence rates and severity in women and men. Womens Health Issues 16(6): 380-388, 2006. PM17188221
  12. Forchheimer M, Kalpakjian C, Tate D, Chiodo A: Psychosocial factors associated with obesity in spinal cord injury. Topics Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 12(4): 94-104, 2007.
  13. Kalpakjian CZ, Scelza WM, Forchheimer MB, Toussaint LL: Preliminary reliability and validity of a Spinal Cord Injury Secondary Conditions Scale. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 30(2): 131-139, 2007. PM17591225
  14. Kalpakjian CZ, Quint EH, Toussaint LL: Menopause and post-polio symptoms as predictors of subjective sleep disturbance in poliomyelitis survivors. Climacteric 10(1): 51-62, 2007. PM17364605
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  16. Tate D, Kalpakjian C, Kwon C: The use of randomized clinical trials in rehabilitation psychology Rehabilitation Psychology 53(3): 268-278, 2008.
  17. Kalpakjian C and Meade M: Writing papers for peer review: your guide to not annoying reviewers and increasing your chances of success (invited) Sexuality and Disability 26(4): 229-240, 2008.
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  19. Kalpakjian CZ, Farrell DJ, Albright KJ, Chiodo A, Young EA: Association of daily stressors and salivary cortisol in spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology 54(3): 288-298, 2009. PM19702427/PMC2924200
  20. Kalpakjian CZ, Toussaint LL, Albright KJ, Bombardier CH, Krause JK, Tate DG: Patient health Questionnaire-9 in spinal cord injury: an examination of factor structure as related to gender. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 32(2): 147-156, 2009. PM19569462/PMC2678286
  21. Haig AJ, Jayarajan S, Maslowski E, Yamakawa KS, Tinney M, Beier KP, Juang D, Chan L, Boggess T, Loar J, Owusu-Ansah B, Kalpakjian C: Development of a language-independent functional evaluation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 90(12): 2074-2080, 2009. PM19969171
  22. Alexander MS, Anderson KD, Biering-Sorensen F, Blight AR, Brannon R, Bryce TN, Creasey G, Catz A, Curt A, Donovan W, Ditunno J, Ellaway P, Finnerup NB, Graves DE, Haynes BA, Heinemann AW, Jackson AB, Johnston MV, Kalpakjian CZ, Kleitman N, Krassioukov A, Krogh K, Lammertse D, Magasi S, Mulcahey MJ, Schurch B, Sherwood A, Steeves JD, Stiens S, Tulsky DS, van Hedel HJ, Whiteneck G: Outcome measures in spinal cord injury: recent assessments and recommendations for future directions. Spinal Cord 47(8): 582-591, 2009. PM19381157/PMC2722687
  23. Kalpakjian C and Quint E: Menopause research in women with spinal cord injury: challenges and opportunities Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 15(1): 75-90, 2009.
  24. Burke LM, Kalpakjian CZ, Smith YR, and Quint EH: Gynecologic issues of adolescents with down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 23(1): 11-15, 2010. PM19643648/PMC-
  25. Webb JR, Toussaint L, Kalpakjian CZ, Tate DG: Forgiveness and health-related outcomes among people with spinal cord injury. Disability and Rehabilitation 32(5): 360-366, 2010. PM20095952/PMC-
  26. Kwon C, Kalpakjian CZ, Roller S: Factor structure of the PANAS and the relationship between positive and negative affect in polio survivors. Disability and Rehabilitation 32(15): 1300-1310, 2010. PM20156054/PMC-
  27. Kalpakjian CZ, Quint EH, Bushnik T, Rodriguez GM, Terrill MS: Menopause characteristics and subjective symptoms in women with and without spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 91(4): 562-569, 2010. PM20382288/PMC2978078
  28. Murphy SL, Kalpakjian CZ, Mullan PB, Clauw DJ: Development and evaluation of the University of Michigan's Practice-Oriented Research Training (PORT) Program. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy 64(5): 796-803, 2010. PM21073110
  29. Karana-Zebari D, de Leon MB, Kalpakjian CZ: Predictors of marital longevity after new spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 49(1): 120-124, 2011. PM20514055
  30. Kalpakjian CZ, Houlihan B, Meade MA, Karana-Zebari D, Heinemann AW, Dijkers MP, Wierbicky J, Charlifue S: Marital status, marital transitions, well-being, and spinal cord injury: an examination of the effects of sex and time. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 92(3): 433-440, 2011.PM21276959
  31. Chen Y, Deutsch A, DeVivo MJ, Johnson K, Kalpakjian CZ, Nemunaitis G, Tulsky D: Current research outcomes from the spinal cord injury model systems. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 92(3): 329-331, 2011. PM21353816
  32. Hoffman JM, Bombardier CH, Graves DE, Kalpakjian CZ, Krause JS: A longitudinal study of depression from 1 to 5 years after spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 92(3): 411-418, 2011. PM21353823
  33. Krause JS, Saunders LL, Bombardier C, Kalpakjian C: Confirmatory factor analysis of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9: a study of the participants from the spinal cord injury model systems. PM&R:The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation 3(6): 533-540, 2011. PM21665166
  34. Bombardier CH, Kalpakjian CZ, Graves DE, Dyer JR, Tate DG, Fann JR: Validity of the patient health questionnaire-9 in assessing major depressive disorder during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 93(10): 1838-1845, 2012. PM22555007
  35. Tulsky DS, Jette AM, Kisala PA, Kalpakjian C, Dijkers MP, Whiteneck G, Ni P, Kirshblum S, Charlifue S, Heinemann AW, Forchheimer M, Slavin MD, Houlihan B, Tate DG, Dyson-Hudson T, Fyffe DG, Williams S, Zanca J: Spinal cord injury-functional index: item banks to measure physical functioning in individuals with spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 93(10): 1722-1732, 2012. PM22609299
  36. Bay E, Kalpakjian C, Giordani B: Determinants of subjective memory complaints in community-dwelling adults with mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury 26(7-8): 941-949, 2012. PM22571456
  37. Boninger ML, Brienza D, Charlifue S, Chen YY, Curley KC, Graves DE, Groah S, Heinemann AW, Hudson LM, Jackson AB, Johnson KL, Kalpakjian CZ, Kusiak A, Larson KE, Agustin TS, Sherwood AM,
  38. Shinowara N, Stripling T, Tate D: State of the Science Conference in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2011: introduction. Spinal Cord 50(5): 342-343, 2012. PM2245088738. Baltz MJ, Lietz HL, Sausser IT, Kalpakjian C, Brown D: Tolerance of a standing tilt table protocol by patients an inpatient stroke unit setting: A pilot study. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy 37(1): 9-13, 2013. PM23399923/PM23399923/PMC3767008
  39. Fann JR, Crane DA, Graves DE, Kalpakjian CZ, Tate DG, Bombardier CH: Depression treatment preferences after acute traumatic spinal cord injury Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 94(12): 2389-2395, 2013. PM23872078
  40. Kalpakjian CZ, Khoury PE, Chiodo AE, Kratz AL: Patterns of pain across the acute SCI rehabilitation stay: evidence from hourly ratings. Spinal Cord 51(4): 289-94, 2013. PM23184022
  41. Cuff L, Fann JR, Bombardier CH, Graves DE, Kalpakjian CZ: Depression, pain intensity, and interference in acute spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 20(1): 32-9, 2014. PM24574820
  42. Hartoonian N, Hoffman JM, Kalpakjian CZ, Taylor HB, Krause JK, Bombardier CH: Evaluating a spinal cord injury-specific model of depression and quality of life. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3): 455-65, 2014. PM24269994
  43. Kalpakjian CZ, McCullumsmith CB, Fann JR, Richards JS, Stoelb BL, Heinemann AW, Bombardier CH: Post-traumatic growth following spinal cord injury. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 37(2): 218-25, 2014. PM24559420
  44. Kalpakjian CZ, Tate DG, Kisala PA, Tulsky DS: Measuring self-esteem after spinal cord injury: Development, validation and psychometric characteristics of the SCI-QOL Self-esteem item bank and short form. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 377-85, 2015. PM26010972/PMC4445028
  45. Victorson D, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Kalpakjian CZ, Weiland B, Choi SW: Measuring resilience after spinal cord injury: Development, validation and psychometric characteristics of the SCI-QOL Resilience item bank and short form. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 366-76, 2015. PM26010971/PMC4445027
  46. Bertisch H, Kalpakjian CZ, Kisala PA, Tulsky DS: Measuring positive affect and well-being after spinal cord injury: Development and psychometric characteristics of the SCI-QOL Positive Affect and Well-being bank and short form. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 356-65, 2015. PM26010970/PMC4445026
  47. Kalpakjian CZ, Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Bombardier CH: Measuring grief and loss after spinal cord injury: Development, validation and psychometric characteristics of the SCI-QOL Grief and Loss item bank and short form. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 347-55, 2015. PM26010969/PMC4445025
  48. Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Kalpakjian CZ, Bombardier CH, Pohlig RT, Heinemann AW, Carle A, Choi SW: Measuring depression after spinal cord injury: Development and psychometric characteristics of the SCIQOL Depression item bank and linkage with PHQ-9. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 335-46, 2015. PM26010968/PMC4445024
  49. Kisala PA, Tulsky DS, Kalpakjian CZ, Heinemann AW, Pohlig RT, Carle A, Choi SW: Measuring anxiety after spinal cord injury: Development and psychometric characteristics of the SCI-QOL Anxiety item bank and linkage with GAD-7. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 315-25, 2015. PM26010966/PMC4445022
  50. Klyce DW, Bombardier CH, Davis TJ, Hartoonian N, Hoffman JM, Fann JR, Kalpakjian CZ: Distinguishing grief from depression during acute recovery from spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 96(8): 1419-25, 2015. PM25748144
  51. McCullumsmith CB, Kalpakjian CZ, Richards JS, Forchheimer M, Heinemann AW, Richardson EJ, Wilson CS, Barber J, Temkin N, Bombardier CH, Fann JR, PRISMS Investigators: Novel risk factors associated with current suicidal ideation and lifetime suicide attempts in individuals with spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 96(5): 799-808, 2015. PM25613597
  52. Tulsky DS, Kisala PA, Victorson D, Tate DG, Heinemann AW, Charlifue S, Kirshblum SC, Fyffe D, Gershon R, Spungen AM, Bombardier CH, Dyson-Hudson TA, Amtmann D, Kalpakjian CZ, Choi SW, Jette AM, Forchheimer M, Cella D: Overview of the Spinal Cord Injury - Quality of Life (SCI-QOL) measurement system Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 38(3): 257-269, 2015. PM26010962
  53. Askay S, Kalpakjian C, Schomer K, Johnson K: Measuring depression in persons with burn injury: A systematic review. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 37(5): e415-26, 2016. PM27388886
  54. Botticello AL, Boninger M, Charlifue S, Chen Y, Fyffe D, Heinemann A, Hoffman JM, Jette A, Kalpakjian C, Rohrbach T: To what extent do neighborhood differences mediate racial disparities in participation after spinal cord injury? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 97(10): 1735-1744, 2016. PM27155293
  55. Bakshi R, Berri H, Kalpakjian C, Smuck M: The effects of local anesthesia administration on pain experience during interventional spine procedures: a prospective controlled trial. Pain Medicine 17(3): 488-493, 2016. PM26814251
  56. Fyffe D, Kalpakjian CZ, Slavin M, Kisala P, Ni P, Kirshblum SC, Tulsky DS, Jette AM: Clinical interpretation of the Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index (SCI-FI). J Spinal Cord Med 39(5): 527-534, 2016. PM26781769
  57. Firn J, Fritsch C, Congdon R, Rathe E, Kalpakjian C.: The importance of reporting negative findings: Results from a pilot study on the role of social support in transplant adherence. Journal of Nephrology Social Work 40(2): 9-15, 2016.
  58. Wiechman S, Kalpakjian CZ, Johnson KL: Measuring Depression in Adults with Burn Injury: A Systematic Review J Burn Care Res 37(5): e415-e426, 2016. PM27388886
  59. Reslan S, Kalpakjian CZ, Hanks RA, Millis SR, Bombardier CH: Rasch analysis of alcohol abuse and dependence diagnostic criteria in persons with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 55(5): 497-501, 2017. PM28244502
  60. Leung J, Smith S, Kalpakjian C: Functional outcomes of acute inpatient rehabilitation in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease. PM R epub: epub, 2017. (In Press) PM29141183
  61. Kratz AL, Ehde DM, Bombardier CH, Kalpakjian CZ, Hanks RA: Pain acceptance decouples the momentary associations between pain, pain interference, and physical activity in the daily lives of people with chronic pain and spinal cord injury Journal of Pain 18(3): 319-331, 2017. PM27919770
  62. Kratz AL, Kalpakjian CZ, Hanks RA: Are intensive data collection methods in pain research feasible in those with physical disability? A study in persons with chronic pain and spinal cord injury Quality of Life Research 26(3): 587-600, 2017. PM28097459
  63. Kratz AL, F Murphy J, Kalpakjian CZ, Chen P: Medicate or Meditate? Greater pain acceptance is related to lower pain medication use in persons with chronic pain and spinal cord injury. Clin J Pain 34(4): 357-365, 2018. PM28877136/PMC5835158
  64. Carlozzi NE, Schilling S, Freedman J, Kalpakjian CZ, Kratz AL: The reliability of end of day and ecological momentary assessments of pain and pain interference in individuals with spinal cord injury. Qual Life Res 27(11): 3003-3012, 2018. PM30073468
  65. Andrews C, Smith S, Kennel M, Schilling S, Kalpakjian C: The association of performance status and disease severity in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 100(4): 606-612, 2018. PM30205083
  66. Botticello AL, Tulsky D, Heinemann A, Charlifue S, Kalpakjian C, Slavin M, Byrne R, Rohrbach T: Contextualizing disability: a cross-sectional analysis of the association between the built environment and functioning among people living with spinal cord injury in the United States. Spinal Cord 57(2): 100-109, 2018. PM30108377
  67. Silveira SL, Ledoux TA, Johnston CA, Kalpakjian C, O'Connor DP, Cottingham M, McGrath R, Tate D: Well on wheels intervention: Satisfaction with life and health for adults with spinal cord injuries. J Spinal Cord Med 43(1): 60-68, 2018. PM30557093
  68. McGrath R, Hall O, Peterson M, DeVivo M, Heinemann A, Kalpakjian C: The association between the etiology of a spinal cord injury and time to mortality in the United States: A 44-year investigation. J Spinal Cord Med 42(4): 444-452, 2018. PM30124389
  69. Hall OT, McGrath RP, Peterson MD, Chadd EH, DeVivo MJ, Heinemann AW, Kalpakjian CZ: The burden of traumatic spinal cord injury in the united states: Disability-adjusted life years. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 100(1): 95-100, 2018. PM30248314
  70. Fox MA, Ayyangar R, Parten R, Haapala HJ, Schilling SG, Kalpakjian CZ: Self-report of pain in young people and adults with spastic cerebral palsy: interrater reliability of the revised Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, and Consolability (r-FLACC) scale ratings. Dev Med Child Neurol 61(1): 69-74, 2018. PM30051908
  71. Cheng R, Smith S, Kalpakjian CZ: Comorbidity has no impact on unplanned discharge or functional gains in persons with dysvascular amputation. J Rehabil Med 51(5): 369-375, 2019. PM30964543
  72. Streur CS, Schafer CL, Garcia VP, Quint EH, Sandberg DE, Kalpakjian CZ, Wittmann DA: "He told me it would be extremely selfish of me to even consider [having kids]": The importance of reproductive health to women with spina bifida and the lack of support from their providers. Disabil Health J [epub ahead of print]: 00-00, 2019. PM31239106
  73. Zheng JY, Kalpakjian C, Larrága-Martínez M, Chestek CA, Gates DH: Priorities for the design and control of upper limb prostheses: A focus group study. Disabil Health J 12(4): 706-711, 2019. PM30952491
  74. Streur CS, Schafer CL, Garcia VP, Quint EH, Wiener JS, Sandberg DE, Kalpakjian CZ, Wittmann DA: "I tell them what I can feel and how far my legs can bend": Optimizing sexual satisfaction for women with spina bifida. J Sex Med 17(9): 1694-1704, 2020. PM32665213/PMC7493719
  75. Silveira SL, Ledoux TA, Johnston CA, Kalpakjian C, O'Connor DP, Cottingham M, McGrath R, Tate D: Differences among participants' response to a wellness intervention for individuals with spinal cord injuries. Disabil Health J 13(1): 100842, 2020. PM31558388/PMC6901754
  76. Streur CS, Sandberg DE, Kalpakjian CZ, Wittmann DA, Quint EH: How to discuss sexual health with girls and young women with spina bifida: A practical guide for the urologist. Urology Epub ahead of print: 0,2020. PM32711015
  77. Kalpakjian CZ, Haapala HJ, Ernst SD, Orians BR, Barber ML, Wiseman AL, Mulenga L, Bolde S, Rosenblum S, Jay GM: Development of a new pregnancy informational and decisional needs survey for women with physical disabilities. Disabil Health J online ahead of print: epub, 2020. PM33451968
  78. Kalpakjian CZ, Kreschmer JM, Slavin MD, Kisala PA, Quint EH, Chiaravalloti ND, Jenkins N, Bushnik T, Amtmann D, Tulsky DS, Madrid R, Parten R, Evitts M, Grawi CL: Reproductive health in women with physical disability: A conceptual framework for the development of new patient-reported outcome measures. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 29(11): 1427-1436, 2020. PM32429740
  79. Chang PJ, Jay GM, Kalpakjian C, Andrews C, Smith S: Patient and provider-reported satisfaction of cancer rehabilitation telemedicine visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. PM R: 2021. (In Press) PM33455066/PMC8013293
  1. Kalpakjian, C: Depression in men with spinal cord injury: Rethinking the "strong silent type." Psychosocial Processes 20(2): 73-80, 2008.
  2. Kalpakjian, C: Editorial, Women with Spinal Cord Injury (Editorial and Issue Editor) Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 15(1): 1, 2009.
  3. Hurvitz EA, Kalpakjian CZ, Eckner JT, Miller S, Spires MC: RE: Publish or Perish? (Letter to the Editor) Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93(5): 459-60, 2014. PM24508936
  1. Kalpakjian C and Roller A: Psychological well-being of polio survivors. State of the Art Reviews in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome, Silver J, ed Hanley and Belfus, Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 2004. 287-306
  2. Tate D, Kalpakjian C, Paasuke L, and Homa D: Vocational rehabilitation, independent living and consumerism. Rehabilitation Medicine: Principles and Practice, DeLisa J and Gans B, eds Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, 2005. 4th, 1073-1083
  3. Kalpakjian C, Forchheimer M, and Tate D: Quality of life after spinal cord injury. Therapeutic Interventions for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries, Sisto S, Sliwinski M, and Druin E (Eds.) Elsevier Publishers, 2009. 537-552