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Chad Lairamore, PT, PhD, FNAP,

Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education

College of Health Sciences

E-Mail: Chad.Lairamore@westernu.edu

Phone: 0460

Education

PhD, Physical Therapy,University of Central Arkansas, Conway AR, 2009

MS, Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway AR, 2000

BSE, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR, 1997

Certification

Geriatric Certified Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2014 - 2024

Neurology Certified Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2012 - 2022

Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer: #1045; Brain Injury Association of America, 2012

License

Arkansas Physical Therapy

Courses

PT 8140 Research in Evidence-based Practice (Post Professional)

Research Grant

Primary Investigator

$45,911 subcontract, Total: $2,265,988

Lower Extremity tDCS: Effect of montage and medium on cortical excitability?

9/1/2016 - 4/31/2017; Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences: award P20GM103429

Arkansas Geriatric Education Center (AGEC) faculty

$3,275 for year 2016 ($2,500 + $775 fringe per year) Total: $731,391.00, UCA subcontract $52,280 per year.

Consortium member of the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

7/2015 - 6/2018; subcontract with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Health and Human Services - HRSA grant: Award #1 - U1QHP2872301-00

Arkansas Geriatric Education Center (AGEC) faculty

$4,873.20 for years 2014 and 2015 (1,860.00 salary & $576.60 fringe per year)

Consortium member of the AGEC

2/2014 - 6/2015 subcontract with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Health and Human Services-HRSA grant: Award #5 U1QHP28723.

Co-Primary Investigator

$30,000

Using tDCS to jump start FES assisted gait training in chronic stroke patients

5/2014 - 5/2015: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Fund to Cure Stroke.

Primary Investigator

$4,152

Using tDCS to jump start FES assisted gait training in chronic stroke patients

9/2013 - UAMS Center for translational sciences core Pilot Study grant: parent grants #s 5P20RR020146-9 and 8 P20 GM 103425-09 from the National Center for Research Resources and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Primary Investigator

$2,000

A Case-Based Interprofessional Education Forum Improves Health Science student collaboration 5/2012 - Interprofessional Education Collaborative Practice Collection Call: Association of American Medical Colleges with support from the Josiah Macey Jr. Foundation

Awards

Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academy of Practice in Physical Therapy, 2017

Academy of Advanced Item Writers, Federation of state boards of physical therapy, 2014

Student research fund award, University of Central Arkansas, 2007

Buffalo merit scholarship, University of Central Arkansas, 1999

Organizations

Fellow in the National Academies of Practice: 2017 - present

Ambassador for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: 2016 - present

American Interprofessional Health Collaborative: 2015 - present

American Heart Association: 2013 - 2016

Associate Member: Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy: 2012 - present

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA): 1999 - present

Neurology section of the APTA: 2008 - present

Education section of the APTA: 2012 - present

Research section of the APTA: 2013 - 2015

Committees

Forum Planning Committee

Chair - Sponsorship sub-committee

National Academies of Practice

7/2019 - present

Forum Planning Committee

Sponsorship sub-committee

National Academies of Practice

7/2018 - 6/2019

Program Committee - Regional Conference sub-committee and awards sub-committee

American Interprofessional Health Collaborative

7/2018 - 12/2021

Co-Chair

National Physical Therapist Examination: Exam Development Committee

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

1/2018 - present

Nominating Committee

National Interprofessional Education Consortium

American Council of Academic Physical Therapy

1/2017 - 12/2018

Communications Committee

American Interprofessional Health Collaborative

7/2016 - 12/2017

National Physical Therapist Examination: Exam Development Committee

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

1/2016 - 12/2018

National Physical Therapy Examination: practice analysis task force

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

9/2010 - 12/2011

Publications

Taylor JD, Mathis RA, Odom B, Lairamore C. Discriminant Analysis of the Patient-Specific Function Scale in discerning between loss of physical function categories in community-dwelling older adults. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. In press.

Lairamore C, Reed C, Damon Z, Rowe V, Baker J, Griffith K, VanHoose L. A peer led interprofessional simulation experience improves perceptions of teamwork. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 2019: 34, 22-29. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2019.05.005

Mathis RA, Taylor JD, Odom BH, Lairamore C. Reliability and Validity of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2018: Apr 6. doi:10.1519/JPT.0000000000000188.

Lairamore C. et al. Students perceptions of teamwork when the number of professions represented in a case-based interprofessional education forum is expanded: a six-year cohort study. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2017: 1-8. Available at http://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2017.1366895

Martens H, Lairamore C. The role of student adaptability in interprofessional learning. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. 2016: 45-51.

Roofe N, Lairamore C, McCollough K. Participation in an Interprofessional Health Fair: Student Perceptions of Teamwork and the Role of Faculty. Health and Interprofessional Practice. 2015; 2,4:eP1085. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2159-1253.1085

Lairamore C, Garrison M. Bourgeon L, Mennemeier M. The effects of functional electrical stimulation on gait recovery post neurological injury during inpatient rehabilitation. Percept Mot Skills 2014; 119: 591-608.

Lairamore C, George-Pashal L, McCollough K, Grantham M, Head D. A Case-Based Interprofessional Education Forum Increases Health Students' Perceptions of Collaboration. Med Sci Ed 2013; 23. 3:472-481.

Lairamore C, George-Paschal L, McCullough K, Grantham M, Head D. A Case-Based Interprofessional Education Forum Improves Students' Perspectives on the Need for Collaboration, Teamwork, and Communication. MedEdPORTAL; 2013. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9484

Ayers S, Davis K, Lairamore C. Comparison of lower extremity anterior compartment muscle EMG when using the Wii Fit TM and BAPS Board TM: a repeated measure trial. JSPTR 2013; 6,1:1.

Lairamore C, Garrison M, Bandy W. Manual muscle testing can assist in guiding orthosis usage for patients psot stroke during inpatient rehabilitation. JPO. 2011; 23,2:64-68.

Lairamore C, Garrison M, Bandy W, Zabel R. Comparison of Tibialis Anterior muscle electromyography, ankle angle, and velocity during gait when individuals post cerebral vascular accident walk with different orthoses. Prosthet Orthot Int. 2011;35,4:402-410

*Italicized names are students