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Karla Swayngim Reed

Karla Swayngim Reed, MA

Karla Swayngim Reed, MA
Program Coordinator II
Department of Health Sciences and Research
77 President Street, MSC 700
Charleston, SC 29425-0700

Phone: (843) 792-7051
Fax: (843) 792-5649


  • M.A., Psychology, The Citadel, Charleston, SC, August 2008.
  • B.S., Psychology, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, May 2003.

Recent publications

  • Krause, J.S., Reed, K.S., & McArdle, J.J. (2010).  Prediction of somatic and non-somatic depressive symptoms between inpatient rehabilitation and follow-up.  Spinal Cord, 48, 239-244.
  • Krause, J.S., Reed, K.S., & McArdle, J.J. (2010). A structural analysis of health outcomes after spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 33, 22-32.
  • Krause, J.S., Reed, K.S., & McArdle, J.J. (2010). Factor structure and predictive validity of somatic and non-somatic symptoms from the PHQ-9: A longitudinal study after spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91, 1218-1224.
  • Krause, J.S., DeVivo, M.D., Saunders, L., Reed, K.S., & Johnson, E. (2010). Risk factors for mortality after spinal cord injury. Future Neurology, 5(5), 757-764.
  • Krause, J.S., & Reed, K.S. (e-pub ahead of print).  Barriers and facilitators to employment after spinal cord injury: Underlying dimensions and their relationship to labor force participation. Spinal Cord.
  • Saunders, L.L., Krause, J.S., Peters, B., & Reed, K.S. (in press). The relationship of pressure ulcers, race, and socioeconomic conditions after spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.


  • ARCA Research Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, March 2010, 1st place for the manuscript: Krause, J.S., & Reed, K.S. (2009). Obtaining work after spinal cord injury: Relationship with pre- and post-injury education. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 53, 27-33.

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