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Elena V. Donoso Brown, PhD., OTR/L

Assistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Occupational Therapy

225 Rangos
Phone: 412.396.5945

Education:

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science, University of Washington, 2012
M.S., Occupational Therapy, Duquesne University, 2005
B.S. Health Sciences, Duquesne University, 2004
Publications

Donoso Brown, E.; Dudgeon, B. J.; Gutman, K.; Moritz, C. T.; McCoy, S. W. Understanding Upper Extremity Home Programs for Persons After Stroke Submitted to Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation


Donoso Brown, E.; McCoy, S. W.; Fechko, A. S.; Price, R.;Gilbertson, T.; Moritz, C.T. A Preliminary Investigation of NeuroGame Therapy as a Home Program for Persons in the Chronic Phase of Stroke Recovery Submitted to and under review for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Hoffman, J.M.; Donoso Brown, E.; Chan, L.; Dikmen, S.; Temkin, N.; Bell, K.R. (2012). Change in Inpatient Rehabilitation Admissions for Individuals with TBI after Implementation of the Medicare IRF-PPS. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93 (8), 1305-1312.


Donoso Brown, E.; Powell, J.M.; Muñoz, J.P. (2011). Multicultural Training in the United States: A Survey of Occupational Therapy Programs. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 25, 178-193.

Research Presentations

Donoso Brown, E.; Rios, D.; Jirikowic, T. "Innovative Uses of Technology in Intervention Throughout the Lifespan," Research Platform, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN. 2012

Donoso Brown, E.; Rios, D.; Gilbertson, T.; Lubetzky-Vilnai, A; Gutman, K.; Price, R.; Moritz, C.; Otis, B.; Westcott McCoy, S. "Neurogame Therapy for Children and Adults with Neurological Motor Dysfunction," University of Washington, Justus F. Lehman Day Poster Session, Seattle, WA. 2011

Donoso, E. & Muñoz, J. P. "Multicultural Training: A National Survey of Faculty Perspectives," Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Harrisburg, PA. 2005

Donoso, E. & Muñoz, J. P. "Multicultural Training: A National Survey of Faculty Perspectives," American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Long Beach, CA. 2005

Muñoz, J. P.; Surgeon, J.; Donoso, E. "Multicultural Training: A Study of Student Perspectives," American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 2004

Academic Presentations

"Functional Measures for Hemi-inattention: A Feasibility Study" University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine Research Seminar, Seattle, WA.  2010

"Occupational Therapy: Skills for the Job of Living," University of Washington, Medical Speech Pathology SPHSC533, Seattle, WA.  2009

"The Rehabilitation Team: Concepts and Practice," University of Washington, Open Session for 1st year Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Prosthetic and Orthotic Students, Seattle, WA.  2008


"Sensory and Perceptual Deficits," Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, Nursing Education Seminar, Schenectady, NY. 2007

 "The Rehabilitation Team: Concepts and Practice," Russell Sage College, Student Occupational Therapy Association, Troy, New York 2006

Grants

2011 - Institute for Translational Health Sciences Small Pilot Study Grant, Title: "Rehabilitation gaming and upper extremity recovery after stroke: a pilot study'"
Topic: Technology and home programming post stroke
PI: Sarah Westcott McCoy, PhD, PT
Co-investigator: Elena Donoso Brown, MS, OTR/L
Primary writer for grant that funded and supported dissertation research

2010 - F-31 to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research,
Title: "Home exercise using visual feedback linked with computer games for improved arm and hand function in adults post-stroke"
Topic: Technology and home programming post stroke
PI: Elena Donoso Brown, MS, OTR/L
Sponsor: Sarah Westcott McCoy, PhD, PT
Not Funded