University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Pamela Roberts PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP

Pamela Roberts PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
(323) 442-2850
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Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Sciences
2007 | Touro University International

Master of Science (MS) in Health Administration
1994 | California State University, Northridge

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
1982 | Washington University School of Medicine

Publications

2019

Journal Articles

Leland, N. E., Roberts, P., De Souza, R., Chang, S., Shah, K., & Robinson, M. (2019). Care transition processes to achieve a successful community discharge after postacute care: A scoping review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 7301205140p1-7301205140p9. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.005157 Show abstract

2018

Book Chapters

Roberts, P. S., & Evenson, M. E. (2018). Continuum of care. In B. A. Boyt Schell & G. Gillen (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy (13th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Full text

2017

Book Chapters

Phipps, S., & Roberts, P. (2017). Motor learning. In H. M. Pendleton & W. Schultz-Krohn (Eds.), Pedretti's occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (8th ed., pp. 798-808). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Research Reports

Ostrove, B., & Roberts, P. (2017, July). American Journal of Occupational Therapy (71). https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP303D Show abstract

2016

Book Chapters

Black, T. M., Roberts, P. S., Livesay, S. L., & Hickey, J. V. (2016). Stroke rehabilitation. In J. V. Hickey & S. L. Livesay (Eds.), The continuum of stroke care: An interprofessional approach to evidence-based care (pp. 259-303). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. Full text

Journal Articles

McLafferty, F. S., Barmparas, G., Ortega, A., Roberts, P., Ko, A., Harada, M., Nuno, M., Black, K. L., & Ley, E. J. (2016). Predictors of improved functional outcome following inpatient rehabilitation for patients with traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation for traumatic brain injury, 39(3), 423-430. https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-161373 Show abstract

Roberts, P. S., Mix, J., Rupp, K., Younan, C., Mui, W., Riggs, R. V., & Niewczyk, P. (2016). Using functional status in the acute hospital to predict discharge destination for stroke patients. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 95(6), 416-424. https://doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000412 Show abstract

Siebens, H. C., Sharkey, P., Aronow, H. U., Deutscher, D., Roberts, P., Munin, M. C., Radnay, C. S., & Horn, S. D. (2016). Variation in rehabilitation treatment patterns for hip fracture treated with arthroplasty. PM&R, 8(3), 191-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.07.005 Show abstract

Roberts, P. S., Rizzo, J. R., Hreha, K., Wertheimer, J., Kaldenberg, J., Hironaka, D., Riggs, R., & Colenbrander, A. (2016). A conceptual model for vision rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 53(6), 693-704. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2015.06.0113 Show abstract

2015

Journal Articles

Riggs, R. V., & Roberts, P. (2015). Initiatives toward creating a true value equation for brain injury. Brain Injury Professional, 12(2), 22-24. Full text

Leland, N. E., Crum, K., Phipps, S., Roberts, P., & Gage, B. (2015). Advancing the value and quality of occupational therapy in health service delivery [Health policy perspectives]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(1), 6901090010p1-6901090010p7. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.691001

2014

Journal Articles

Asher, A., Roberts, P. S., Bresee, C., Zabel, G., Riggs, R. V., & Rogatko, A. (2014). Transferring inpatient rehabilitation facility cancer patients back to acute care (TRIPBAC). PM&R, 6(9), 808-813. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.01.009 Show abstract

Roberts, P. S., Nuno, N., Sherman, D., Asher, A., Wertheimer, J., Riggs, R. V., & Patil, C. G. (2014). The impact of inpatient rehabilitation on function and survival of newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma. PM&R, 6(6), 514-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.12.007 Show abstract

Roberts, P. S., DiVita, M. A., Riggs, R. V., Niewczyk, P., Bergquist, B., & Granger, C. V. (2014). Risk factors for discharge to an acute care hospital from inpatient rehabilitation among stroke patients. PM&R, 6(1), 50-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.08.592 Show abstract

Roberts, P. S., & Robinson, M. R. (2014). Occupational therapy's role in preventing acute readmissions. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(3), 254-259. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.683001

Riggs, R. V., Roberts, P. S., DiVita, M. A., Niewczyk, P., & Granger, C. V. (2014). Perceptions of inpatient rehabilitation changes after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service 2010 regulatory updates contrasted with actual performance. PM&R, 6(1), 44-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.08.591 Show abstract

2013

Book Chapters

Phipps, S. C., & Roberts, P. (2013). Motor learning. In H. M. Pendleton & W. Schultz-Krohn (Eds.), Pedretti's occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (7th ed., pp. 831-843). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

2012

Journal Articles

Phipps, S., & Roberts, P. (2012). Predicting the effects of cerebral palsy severity on self-care, mobility, and social function. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(4), 422-429. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2012.003921 Show abstract

2010

Other Articles

Bolding, D., Roberts, P., & Phipps, S. (2010, August 9). Changing attitudes toward evidence-based practice. OT Practice, 15(14), 7, 20. Full text

2006

Book Chapters

Phipps, S. C., & Roberts, P. S. (2006). Motor learning. In H. M. Pendleton & W. Schultz-Krohn (Eds.), Pedretti's occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.