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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Houston, Texas

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Daniel E. Graves, Ph.D.

Photo Daniel E. Graves, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Graduate School: Master of Education in Educational Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology and Individual Differences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2002

Sub-Specialty: Spinal Cord Injury, Statistics and Measurement

Research Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Measurement

Significant Professional Activities:
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
    • Excellence in Research Writing Award
    • Best Paper Award
  • Rehabilitation Services Administration: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines, Editorial Advisory Board
  • National Institute for Disability Rehabilitation and Research, Health and Function Panel
  • Small Business Innovation Research, Phase 1 Grant Reviewer
  • American Spinal Injury Association, Neurological Standards Committee
  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Board of Governors, Member-at-Large
  • Marketing Force Committee
  • Publications Committee

Selected Publications:

Marino RJ, Barros T, Biering-Sorensen F, Burns SP, Donovan WH, Graves DE, Haak M, Hudson LM, Priebe MM. International standards for neurological classification of spinal cord injury. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 26 (Spring Supplement 1):S50-S56, 2003.

Kevorkian G, Kaldis T, Mahajan G, Song J, Graves DE. Rehabilitation of Post Cardiac Surgery Stroke Patients: Progress, Outcomes, and Comparison to Other Stroke Patients, June 2003.

Chiou-Tan FY, Garza H, Chan K-T, Parsons K, Donovan WH, Robertson CS, Holmes SA, Graves DE and Rintala DH. Comparison of Dalteparin and Enoxaparin for Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis in Spinal Cord Injured Patients. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Accepted April 2003 for publication in October 2003.

Caban ME, Nosek MA, Graves DE, Esteva FJ and McNeese M. Breast carcinoma treatment received by women with disabilities compared to women without disabilities. Cancer , 22224(5):1391- , 2002

Graves DE. Measurement characteristics of the ASIA motor and sensory scales. In: Reference Manual for the International Standards for Classification of SCI . American Spinal Injury Association, 2002.

Tow A, Graves DE, Carter RE. Vital capacity in tetraplegics twenty years and beyond. Spinal Cord , 39:139-144, 2001.

Donovan WH, Halter JA, Graves DE, Blight AM, Calvillo O, McCann MT, Sherwood AM, Castillo T, Parsons KC and Strayer JR. Intravenous infusion of 4-AP in chronic spinal cord injured subjects. Spinal Cord , 38, 2000.

Graves DE, Frankiewicz RG and Carter RE. Gain in functional ability during medical rehabilitation as related to rehabilitation process indices and neurological measures. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , 80, November 1999.

Graves DE, Marino RJ. Measurement characteristics of the ASIA motor and sensory scales. Reference manual for the international standards for classification of SCI. American Spinal Injury Association , 2003.

Graves DE, Marino RJ, Frankiewicz RG. Predicting functional subscales using the ASIA upper and lower extremity motor scores. J Spinal Cord Med , 25(2):175-176, 2004. Abstract.

Goktepe AS, Graves DE, Tan FC. The effect of ethnicity on outcome in spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med , 27(2):174-175, 2004. Abstract.

Kevorkian CG, Kaldis T, Mahajan G, Graves D. Rehabilitation of postcardiac surgery stroke patients: progress, outcomes and comparisons with other stroke patients. Am J Phys Med Rehabil , 81:881-889, 2003.

Marino RJ, Graves DE. Metric properties of the ASIA motor score: implications for predicting functional activities. J Spinal Cord Med, 27(2):175, 2004. Abstract.

Tan FC, Garza H, Chan KT, Parsons KC, Donovan WH, Roberston CS, Holmes SA, Graves DE, Rintala DH. Comparison of Dalteparin and Enoxaparin for deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in patients with spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil , 82(9):678-685, 2003.

Contact Information

Daniel E. Graves, Ph.D.

Director NeuroRecovery Center at TIRR
Director of Spinal Cord Injury Research at TIRR

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
1333 Moursund Avenue, A-222
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-799-5023
Fax: 713-799-5030
Cell: 281-704-4400

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