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Chad Lairamore, PT, PhD, FNAP,

Chad Lairamore, PT, PhD, FNAP,

Executive Vice Dean/Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education - Oregon

College of Health Sciences

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