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James S. Krause

Jim Krause, PhD

James S. Krause, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Research in Neurological Conditions
77 President St., MSC 700
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: C101A
843-792-1337

krause@musc.edu

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Education

  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Minnesota (1990)
  • BA Psychology, University of Minnesota (1980)

Areas of Teaching

  • Psychology of Disability
  • Research Methods
  • Directed Studies

Research Interests

  • Spinal Cord Injury Outcomes/Quality of Life
  • Rehabilitation
  • Aging and Disability
  • Health Behaviors and Health Outcomes
  • Prediction of Mortality after Disability
  • Psychosocial Outcomes
  • Epidemiology of Injury
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Recent Grants

  • October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2015  PrincipalInvestigator
    "Center on Health Outcomes Research and Capacity Building for Underserved Populations with SCI and TBI"
    Disability Rehabilitation Research Project
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Department of Education
    $1,766,667
  • October 1, 2011 - September 20, 2015  Principal Investigator
    "Participation, subjective well-being, health, and spinal cord injury: A 40-Year longitudinal study"
    Field Initiated Research Grant
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Department of Education
    $599,992
  • October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2017  Principal Investigator
    "Successful Employment and Quality Work Life after Severe Disability Due to SCI"
    Disability Rehabilitation Research Project
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Department of Education
    $2,471,827
  • October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2017  Co-Investigator
    "Prevalence of chronic disease after spinal cord injury: A longitudinal study"
    Field Initiated Research Grant
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Department of Education
    $599,482
  • October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2017  Principal Investigator
    "Risk of early mortality after spinal cord injury"
    Field Initiated Research Grant
    National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Department of Education
    $599,160

Recent Publications

  • DiPiro, N. D., Embry, A., Fritz, S., Middleton, A., Krause, J. S., & Gregory, C. M. (in press). Effects of aerobic exercise training on fitness and walking related outcomes in ambulatory individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord.
  • Meade, M., Reed, K. S., & Krause, J. S. (in press). The impact of health behaviors and health management on employment after SCI- Part 1: Physical health and functioning. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.
  • Krause, J.S., Clark, J. M. R., & Saunders, L. L. (2015). SCI Longitudinal Aging Study: 40 years of research. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 21(3), 189-200.
  • Krause, J. S., Cao, Y., & Saunders, L. L. (epub). Changes in cigarette smoking after traumatic spinal cord injury: Brief report. Rehabilitation Psychology, first published online 15 September 2015.
  • Krause, J. S., Clark, J. M. R., & Saunders, L. L. (2015). Pain medication misuse among participants with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 53(8), 630-635.
  • Krause, J. S., Cao, Y., Clark, J. M. R.*, Davis, J. F.*, & Saunders, L. L. (epub). Pre-injury cigarette smoking among those with traumatic spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, first published online 31 August 2015
  • Thakore, N. P., Samantaray, S., Park, S., Nozaki, K., Smith, J. A., Cox, A., Krause, J. S., & Banik, N. L. (2015). Molecular changes in sub-lesional muscle following acute phase of spinal cord injury. Neurochemical Research, first published online 20 August 2015.
  • Krause, J.S., Terza, J., Cao, Y., & Clark, J. M. R. (2015). Emergency room visits and hospitalizations among participants with spinal cord injury: Attributable differences related to biographic, injury related, and socioeconomic factors. NeuroRehabilitation, 36(3), 313-321.
  • Krause, J.S., & Clark, J.M.R. (2014). Stability of vocational interests after recent spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59, 321-328.
  • Krause, J.S., & Edles, P. (2014). Injury perceptions, hope for recovery, and psychological status after spinal cord injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59, 176-182.
  • Krause, J. S., Dismuke, C. E., Acuna, J., Sligh-Conway, C., Washington, K., & Reed, K. S. (2014). Race-ethnicity and poverty after spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 52(2), 133-138.
  • Krause, J. S., Saunders, L. L., DiPiro, N. D., Newman, S., Banik, N., & Park, S. (2014). Allostatic load and spinal cord injury: Review of existing research and preliminary data. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 20(2), 137-146.
  • Krause, J. S., & Saunders, L. L. (2013). Utilizing research to determine life expectancy. Journal of Life Care Planning, 13, 51-59.
  • Krause, J.S., Saunders, L.L., DiPiro, N.D., & Reed, K.S. (2013.) Theoretical risk and prevention model for secondary health conditions and mortality after SCI: 15 years of research. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 19(1), 15-24.
  • Krause, J.S., Cao, Y., & Bozard, J.L. (2013). Changes in hospitalization, physician visits, and self-reported fitness after spinal cord injury: A cross sequential analysis of age, years since injury, and age at injury onset. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(1), 32-37.

Recent Presentations

  • Krause, J. S. Essie Morgan Lectureship: "40 Years of Spinal Cord Injury Research". Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Annual Conference, Sept 2015. New Orleans, LA.
  • Rumrill, P., Krause, J.S., Reed, K.S., & Meade, M. "The meaning of work for people with multiple sclerosis: A qualitative study." Poster presentation. Association of People Supporting Employment Annual Conference, June 2015. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Saunders, L.L. & Krause, J.S. "Socioeconomic status and health care access after spinal cord injury: A comparison of population-based and clinically-based cohorts." Poster presentation. International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Joint Scientific Meeting, May 2015. Montreal, Canada.
  • Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., Saladin, M., & Carpenter, M. "Prevalence of cigarette smoking and attempts to quit in a population-based cohort with spinal cord injury." Poster presentation. ISCoS and ASIA Joint Scientific Meeting, May 2015. Montreal, Canada.
  • Krause, J.S., Clark, J., & Saunders, L.L. "Pain medication misuse among participants with spinal cord injury." ISCoS and ASIA Joint Scientific Meeting, May 2015. Montreal, Canada.
  • Krause, J.S., Cao, Y., Clark, J., Davis, J., & Saunders, L.L. "Pre-injury cigarette smoking among those with spinal cord injury." Poster presentation. ISCoS and ASIA Joint Scientific Meeting, May 2015. Montreal, Canada.
  • Krause, J.S. & Cao, Y. "Employment after spinal cord injury: Transition to work and job retention models." National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (NARRTC) Annual Conference, April 2015, Alexandria, VA.
  • Krause, J. S., Cao, Y., Clark, J. M. R., & Saunders, L. L. "Pre-injury cigarette smoking among those with spinal cord injury." NARRTC Annual Conference, April 2015. Alexandria, VA.
  • Saunders, L.L., Clarke, A., Cao, Y., & Krause, J.S. "Lifetime prevalence of chronic health conditions among persons with spinal cord injury." Poster presentation. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Conference, Nov 2014. San Diego, CA.
  • Strauser, D., Chan, F., Krause, J.S., Bishop, M., Rumrill, P., & Saunders, L.L. "Examining the relationship between poverty, health, and employment: Implications for vocational rehabilitation practice." National Council on Rehabilitation Education Annual Conference, Nov 2014. Arlington, VA.
  • Saunders, L.L., Murday, D., & Krause, J.S. "Health care access and utilization after spinal cord injury." Poster presentation. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, Oct 2014. Toronto, Canada.
  • Krause, J.S. "Lifetime risk of secondary health conditions after spinal cord injury: Applications to life care planning." International Symposium of Life Care Planners Annual Conference, Sept 2014. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Walker, E., Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., Cao, Y., Acuna, J., & Edles, P. "Racial-ethnic variations in spinal cord injury caregiver utilization." Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Annual Conference, Sept 2014. St. Louis, MO.
  • Krause, J.S., Reed, K.S., Meade, M., Gray, D., & Saunders, L.L. "A qualitative study of factors related to successful employment throughout the work life cycle." Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Annual Conference, Sept 2014. St. Louis, MO.
  • Saunders, L.L., Murday, D., & Krause, J.S. "Health care access and utilization after spinal cord injury." Poster presentation. Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Annual Conference, Sept 2014. St. Louis, MO.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Essie Morgan Lectureship, 2015
  • American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Anniversary Award, 2013
  • National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (NARRTC) Research Award, Honorable Mention, 2013
  • Distinguished Service Award, NARRTC, 2012
  • Courage Center Medtronic National Courage Award, 2011
  • NARRTC Research Award, 2011
  • American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) Research Award, 2010
  • ASIA Apple Award, 2009
  • NARRTC Research Award, Honorable Mention, 2009
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association Hall of Fame Inductee for Research in Quality of Life Improvement, inducted November 17, 2008
  • Patricia McCollom Memorial Research Award, 2008
  • MUSC Earl B. Higgins Achievement in Diversity Award, Nominee, 2008
  • NARRTC Research Award, 2008
  • ASIA Research Award, 2007
 
 
 

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