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Stephanie M. Kubiak

  • Assistant Professor
    Occupational Therapy Program
  • Research Process
  • Research Seminar
  • Thesis I
  • Thesis II
  • Analysis of Human Movement Lab
  • Neurorehabilitation Lab
  • Nova Southeastern University, PhD, Dissertation: Influences of Computer Assistive Technology and Internet on the Socialization and Life Satisfaction After Tetraplegia Injury, 2022
  • Gannon University, M.S. in Occupational Therapy, 2011
  • Ohio State University, BA in Psychology, 2007
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • Ohio Occupational Therapy Association
  • Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Pennsylvania Public Health Association

PUBLICATIONS

Kubiak, S., & Sklar, E. (2022). The relationship of regular exercise and hospital readmission following spinal cord injury: A secondary analysis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76 (1). https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2022.047944

 

Kubiak, S. & Sklar, E. (2022). Influence of electronic communication devices, assistive technologies, and
internet use on social integration of individuals with tetraplegia [Abstract]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76 (Supp_1). https://research.aota.org/ajot/issue/76/Supplement_1


Kubiak, S., Ekas, J., O’Keefe, K., Samkutty, J., & Szczotka, S. (2022). Participation in self-selected
exercise and quality of life in adults living with a disability: A mixed methods design [Abstract]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76 (Supp_1). https://research.aota.org/ajot/issue/76/Supplement_1

 


PRESENTATIONS

Wehler, R., Kubiak, S., Starnes, E., & Rappold, J. (2022). Applying adapted fitness techniques throughinterprofessional education experiences [Oral Presentation]. Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America National Convention and Expo


Kubiak, S. & Sklar, E. (2021). Influence of assistive technologies, electronic devices, and internet usage
on the social integration of tetraplegics: A regression model. [Cross Cutting Special Topics – Roundtable Presentation]. American Public Health Association 2021 Annual Meeting and Expo.

Kubiak, S. (2020, January 10). Occupational therapy interactive neurologic case studies [Presentation].
Gannon University Community Expo for Teaching and Learning 2020. Erie, Pa.

Kubiak, S. (2020, October 27). Relationship of exercise and hospital readmission rates in individuals with
spinal cord injury: A secondary data analysis [Presentation]. American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo, Remote.

Kubiak, S. (2018). Occupational therapy and health promotion: An adapted CrossFit program [90-minute CEU Webinar]. Ohio Occupational Therapy Association. Remote.

CONFERENCE POSTER
Kubiak, S. & Sklar, E. (2022). Influence of electronic communication devices, assistive technologies, and
internet use on social integration of individuals with tetraplegia [Poster]. American Occupational Therapy Association Inspire Annual Conference & Expo.

Kubiak, S., Ekas, J., O’Keefe, K., Samkutty, J., & Szczotka, S. (2022). Participation in self-selected
exercise and quality of life in adults living with a disability: A mixed methods design [Poster]. American Occupational Therapy Association Inspire Annual Conference & Expo. 

Kubiak, S. (2020, October 14). Mixed methods pilot study: Utilization of interactive neurologic case
studies to promote clinical reasoning in occupational therapy students [Poster]. American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Remote.

Kubiak, S. (2020, October 26). Functional Performance: An adapted group exercise community program
for individuals living with a disability [Poster]. American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo, Remote.

  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee, Pennsylvania Public Health Association, 2022 - Present
  • Board of Directors President, Functional Performance, Erie, PA, 2020-Present
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Functional Performance, Erie, PA 2019-2020
  • Co-founder of Functional Performance, Non-profit organization, Erie, PA 2019 (Functionalperformancefitness.org)
  • Mission of Functional Performance: Improve access to exercise opportunities for individuals living with a disability using two evidence-based approaches: Deliver multi-disciplinary adapted group fitness classes tailored to each individual’s needs and foster future fitness professionals' knowledge and comfort working with adapted populations through education, exposure, and hands-on experiences.
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