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Dr. Craig Velozo

Craig Velozo, PhD

Craig Velozo, Ph.D., OTR/L
Division Director and Professor
Division of Occupational Therapy
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425


Office: B330
843-792-9912
velozo@musc.edu

 

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Education

  • Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Ohio University (1984)
  • BS Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine (1984)
  • MS Experimental Psychology, Ohio University (1981)
  • BA Psychology, College of the Holy Cross (1977)

Areas of Teaching

  • Research Design
  • Rasch Analysis

Research Interests

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Patient / Proxy Reported Outcome Measurement

Recent Grants

  • December 2014 - March 2015  Local Principal Investigator
    "Florida Trauma Rehabilitation Center for Returning Military Personnel"
    Department of Defense
    $12,420
  • October 2011 - September 2014  Principal Investigator
    "Item Banking Across the Continuum of Care"
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development
    $334,101

Recent Publications

  • Seel R.T., Macciocchi S.N., Velozo C.A., Shari K., Thompson N., Sander A., Heinemann A., Sleet D. The Safety Assessment Measure for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: Item Pool Development and Content Validity. Neurorehabilitation. In press.
  • Tester N.J., Lorenz D.J., Suter S.P., Buehner J.J., Falanga D., Watson E., Velozo C.A., Behrman A.L., Basso, D.M. Responsiveness of the Neuromuscular Recovery Scale during outpatient activity-dependent rehabilitation for spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. In press.
  • Persch, A. C., Gugiu, P. C., Velozo, C. A., & Page, S. J. (2015). Rasch Analysis of the Wrist and Hand Fugl-Meyer: Dimensionality and Item-Level Characteristics. Journal of Neurological Physical Therapy, 39(3), 185-192.
  • Li, C. Y., Waid-Ebbs, J., Velozo, C. A., & Heaton, S. C. (2015). Factor structure and item level psychometrics of the Social Problem Solving Inventory - Revised: Short Form in traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 1-18.
  • Velozo, C., Moorhouse, M., Ardolino, E., Lorenz, D., Suter, S., Basso, D. M., & Behrman, A. L. (2015). Validity of the Neuromuscular Recovery Scale: A Measurement Model Approach. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Behrman, A. L., Velozo, C., Suter, S., Lorenz, D., & Basso, D. M. (2015). Test-Retest Reliability of the Neuromuscular Recovery Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Basso, D. M., Velozo, C., Lorenz, D., Suter, S., & Behrman, A. L. (2014). Inter-rater reliability of the Neuromuscular Recovery Scale for spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Sabari, J. S., Woodbury, M., & Velozo, C. A. (2014). Rasch analysis of a new hierarchical scoring system for evaluating hand function on the motor assessment scale for stroke. Stroke Research and Treatment, 2014, 730298.
  • Lim, Y., Velozo, C., Bendixin, R.M. (2014). The level of agreement between child self-reports and parent proxy-reports of health-related quality of life in boys with Duchene muscular dystrophy. Quality of Life Research, 23(7). 1945-1952.
  • Velozo, C. A., Warren, M., Hicks, E., & Berger, K. A. (2013). Generating Clinical Outputs for Self-Reports of Visual Functioning. Optometry and Vision Science, 90(8), 765-775.
  • Woodbury, M., Velozo, C.A., Richards, L., Duncan, P. (2013). Rasch analysis staging methodology to classify upper extremity movement impairment after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 94(8):1527-1533.
  • Jordan, M. M., Berkowitz, D., Hanold, E., Velozo, C.A., & Behrman, A.L. (2013). Thinking through every step: How people with spinal cord injuries relearn to walk. Qualitative Health Research, 23, 1027-1041.
  • Classen, S., Wang, Y., Winter, S. M., Velozo, C. A., Lanford, D. N., & Bedard, M. (2013). Concurrent criterion validity of the safe driving behavior measure: a predictor of on-road driving outcomes. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(1), 108-116.

Recent Presentations

  • Li, C. Y., Romero, R., Bonilha, H., Simpson, K., Simpson, A., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. "Developing continuum of care assessment across post-acute care in 14 Veterans." Poster presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Li, C. Y., Romero, S., Simpson, A., Bonilha, H., Simpson, K., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. "Comparing measurement precisions of short forms: Measuring self-care physical function in Veterans." AOTA Annual Conference Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Li, C. Y., Romero, R., Simpson, K., Simpson, A., Bonilha, H., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. "Comparing measurement accuracy of short forms: Individual point difference and Functional Related Group classification." Poster Presentation. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Fitzmaurice, C., Rengering, E., Schoen, E., Husband, M., Harris, C., Kapustka, D., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. A. "Let’s Get Functional: Can Muscle Groups to Account for ADL Challenge?" Poster presentation. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Husband, M., Harris, C., Kapustka, D., Rengering, E., Schoen, E., Fitzmaurice, C., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. A. "Metabolic Equivalent as an Underlying Component of ADL Measures. Poster presentation." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Velozo, C. "Measuring and treating cognitive deficits in adults; An approach for occupational therapists." 3rd Annual Maralynne D. Mitcham Lectureship and Alumni Luncheon, July 2015. Charleston, SC.
  • Chih‐Ying Li and Craig Velozo. "Using Rasch analysis to generate Medicare G‐Code Modifiers and develop a treatment framework in the attention domain." Paper presentation. International Outcome Measurement Conference, Apr 2015. Chicago, IL.
  • Craig Velozo, Leigh Lehman, Ickpyo Hong, and Chih‐Ying Li "Use of Rasch analysis to generate G‐Code Modifiers for CMS outpatient reimbursement." Paper presentation. International Outcome Measurement Conference, Apr 2015. Chicago, IL.
  • Ickpyo Hong, Annie N. Simpson, Chih‐Ying Li, and Craig A. Velozo "Development of an upper extremity function measurement model." Paper presentation. International Outcome Measurement Conference, Apr 2015. Chicago, IL.
  • Persch, A. C., Gugiu, P. C., Velozo, C. A., & Page, S. J. "Rasch analysis of the wrist and hand Fugl-Meyer: Dimensionality and item-level characteristics." Poster presentation. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Arthur, P., Li, C. Y., Hong, I., & Velozo, C. A. "An Empirical Approach to Linking the ICF Model to the SSA Disability Determination Process." Poster presentation. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Velozo, C. A., Li, C. Y., Stewart, L., MacIntire, K., McArdle, C., Tomsic, P., Coats, E., Satterfield, J., & Simon, L. "Cracking the Code to ADL Scales: Determining if a Single Measurement Model Underlies Different ADL Scales." Poster presentation. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Hong, I., Velozo, C. A., & Li, C. "Validation and Clinical Applications of a Measurement Model for Upper Extremity Function." AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Velozo, C.; Li, C.; Stewart, L.; MacIntire, K.; McArdle, C.; Tomsic, P.; Coats, E.; Satterfield, J.; Simon, L. "Cracking the Code to ADL Scales: Determining if a Single Measurement Model Underlies Different ADL Scales." Poster presentation. AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Li, C. Y., Velozo, C. A., "A Demonstration of Developing a Continuum of Care Assessment for an Individual Post-Stroke Using a National Database." AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.

Recent Awards

  • American Occupational Therapy Service Commendation, 2008
 
 
 

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