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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Houston, Texas

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Margaret A. Struchen, Ph.D.

Photo Margaret A. Struchen, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Graduate School: Master of Arts in Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1997
Internship: Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, Michigan
Fellowship: Clinical Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

Certification/Licensure: Licensed Psychologist

Sub-Specialty: Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Interests: Brain Injury, Neuropsychology



Significant Professional Activities:
  • Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, Ad-Hoc Reviewer
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, Peer Reviewer
  • American Psychological Association, Division 22, Membership Committee
  • Brain Injury Association of Texas
    • President-Elect
    • Board Member
    • Chair, Membership Services Committee
  • Texas Brain Injury Network
    • Vice-President, Board of Directors
    • Chair, Education Committee
  • Spencer Lectureship 2004, Program Director
Selected Publications:

Adams RA, Sherer M, Struchen MA, Nick TG. Effectiveness of post-acute brain injury rehabilitation for patients with stroke. Brain Inj, 18(8):811-823, 2004.

Struchen MA, Rosas LD. The La Trobe Communication Questionnaire and vocational outcome following traumatic brain injury. J of the Intl Neuropsychological Soc, 9(2):255, 2003. Abstract.

Struchen MA, Rosas LD. Use of the Modified 2X3 Test to assess executive functioning in traumatic brain injury. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci, 15(2):279, 2003. Abstract.

Sherer M, Novack TM, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Alderson A, Thompson RN. Neuropsychological assessment and employment outcome after traumatic brain injury: A review. The Clin Neuropsychologist, 16:157-178, 2002.

Struchen MA, Atchison TB, Roebuck TM, Caroselli JS, Sander AM. A multidimensional measure of caregiving appraisal: validation of the caregiver appraisal scale in traumatic brain injury. J of Head Trauma Rehabil, 17(2):132-154, 2002.

High W, Roebuck T, Sander A, Struchen M, et al. Acute versus chronic admission to post-acute rehabilitation: impact on functional outcome. J of the Intl Neuropsychological Soc, 8(2):289, 2002. Abstract.

Roebuck T, Atchison T, Sander A, Struchen M, High W. Ability of neuropsychological tests to predict productivity: risk and protective factors. J of the Intl Neuropsychological Soc, 8(2):169, 2002. Abstract.

Atchison TB, Contant CF, Roebuck TM, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Novack T, Schraa J, Sherer M, High WM. Relationship between neuropsychological performance and productivity at 1 year post-traumatic brain injury: Accounting for injury severity and demographic variables. J of the Intl Neuropsychological Soc, 8(2):218, 2002. Abstract.

Adams RA, Sherer M, Struchen MA, Dickson S, Nakase Thompson R. Post-acute rehabilitation outcome in stroke patients. J of the Intl Neuropsychological Soc, 8:176, 2002. Abstract.

Struchen MA, Sander AM. Relationship of caregiver demographic variables and functional outcome of persons with TBI to perceived caregiver burden. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 83(10):1448, 2002.

Sander AM, Roebuck TM, Struchen MA, Sherer M, High WM Jr. Long-term maintenance of gains obtained in post-acute rehabilitation by persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 16(4):356-373, 2001.

Struchen MA, Hannay HJ, Contant C, Robertson CS. The relation between acute physiological variables and outcome on the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) and Disability Rating Scale (DRS) following severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 18(2):115-127, 2001.

Contact Information

Margaret Struchen, Ph.D.
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
1333 Moursund Avenue, BIRC
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-666-9550
Fax: 713-383-5695
strucm@tirr.tmc.edu

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