Margo Holm PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, ABDA

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    Title

    Professor Emerita

    Office Location

    5071 Forbes Tower

    Office phone

    412-383-6615

Academic Appointment

  • Professor Emerita

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Rehabilitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
  • PhD, Higher Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1980
  • MA, Counseling, Pacific Lutheran University, 1977
  • BS, Occupational Therapy, University of Minnesota, 1968

Research Interests

  • Functional outcomes of medical, psychiatric and rehabilitation interventions
  • Evidence-based practice

Recent Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • Rogers, J.C., Holm, M.B., Raina, K.D., Dew, M.A., Shih, M.M., Begley, A., Houck, P.R., Mazumdar, S., & Reynolds III, C.F. (2010). Disability in late-life major depression: Patterns of self-reported task abilities, task habits, and observed task performance. Psychiatry Research, 178, 475-479.
  • Schein, R., Schmeler, M., Holm, M. B., Saptano, A., & Brienza, D., (2010). Telerehabilitation Wheeled Mobility and Seating Assessments Compared with In Person. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 91, 874-878.
  • Skidmore, E.R, Whyte, E.M., Becker, J.T., Holm, M.B., Butters, M.A., Dew, M.A., Lenze, E.J. (2010). Cognitive and affective predictors of rehabilitation participation after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 91, 203-207. (PMCID: PMC2824912)
  • Hamed, R., & Holm, M. B. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Arab Heritage Activity Card Sort. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 34, 291-306.
  • Hamed, R., AlHeresh, R., Abu Dahab, S., Collins, B., Fryer, J., & Holm, M.B. (2011). The development of the Arab Heritage Activity Card Sort (A-ACS. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 34, 299-306.
  • Becker, L. B., Aufderheide, T. P., Geocadin, R. G., Callaway, C. W., Lazar, R., Donnino, M. W., Nadkarni, V. M., Abella, B. S., Adrie, C., Berg, R. A., Merchant, R. M., O'Connor, R. E., Meltzer, D. O., Holm, M. B., Longstreth, W. T., & Halperin, H. R. (2011). Primary outcomes for resuscitation science studies. Circulation, 124, 2158-2177.
  • Rittenberger, J. C., Tisherman, S. Holm, M. B., Guyette, F. X., & Callaway, C. W. (2011). An early, novel illness severity score to predict outcome after cardiac arrest resuscitation. Resuscitation, 82, 1399-1404.
  • Rittenberger, J. C., Raina, K., Holm, M. B., Kim, Y. J., & Callaway, C. W. (2011). Association between Cerebral Performance Category, Modified Rankin Scale, and discharge disposition after cardiac arrest. Resuscitation, 82, 1036-1040.
  • Reynolds, C.F. III, Butters, M.A., Lopez, O., Pollock, G.P., Dew, M.A., Mulsant, B. Lenze, E., Holm, M.B., Rogers, J.C., Mazumdar, S., Houck, P.R., Begley, A. Anderson, S., Karp, J.F., Miller, M.D. Whyte, E.M., Stack, J., Gildengers, A., Szanto, K., Bensasi, S., Kaufer, D.I., & DeKosky, S.T. (2011). Maintenance treatment of depression in old age: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled evaluation of the efficacy and safety of Donepezil combined with antidepressant pharmacotherapy. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68, 51-60.
  • Skidmore, E. R., Holm, M. B., Whyte, E. M., Dew, M. A., Dawson, D., & Becker, J. T. (2011). The feasibility of meta- cognitive strategy training in acute inpatient stroke rehabilitation: case report. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 21, 208-223.
  • Schein, R., Schmeler, M., Holm, M. B., Saptano, A., & Brienza, D. (2011). Telerehabilitation assessment using the Functioning Everyday with a Wheelchair-Capacity. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(2),
    115–124.
  • Brienza, D., Kelsey, S., Karg, P., Allegretti, A., Olson, M., Schmeler, M., Zanca, J., Geyer, M.J., Kusturiss, M., & Holm, M. (2010). A randomized clinical trial on preventing pressure ulcers with wheelchair seat cushions. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58, 2308-2315.
  • Hamed, R., Abu Tariah, H., Jarrar, M., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Development of the Arabic Version of the Performance Assessment of Self-Care Skills. Jordan Medical Journal.46, 221-228.
  • Gildengers, A. G., Butters, M. A., Chisholm, D., Anderson, S.J., Begley, A., Holm, M., Rogers, J..C., Reynolds, C. F. III, Mulsant, B.H: (2012). Cognition in older adults with bipolar versus major depressive disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 14, 198-205.
  • Toto, P.E., Raina, K. D., Holm, M. B., Schlenk, E. A., Rubinstein, E. N., Rogers, J. C. (2012) Outcomes of a multicomponent physical activity program for sedentary, community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity. 20:363-78.
  • Kumar, A., Schmeler, M. R., Karmarkar, A. M., Collins, D. M., Cooper, R., Cooper, R. A., Shin, H., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Test-retest reliability of the functional mobility assessment (FMA): A pilot study. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, Early online 1-7.
  • Abu Dahab, S., Skidmore, E. R., Holm, M. B., Rogers, J. C., & Minshew, N.J. (2012). Motor and tactile-perceptual skill differences between individuals with high-functioning autism and typically developing individuals ages 5-21. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, DOI 10.1007/s10803-011-1439-y
  • Hamed, R., Abu Tariah, H., Malkawi, S., & Holm, M. B. (2012). The Arabic version of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory 4: A validation study. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 35:243-247.
  • Hawamdeh, Z. M., Alshraideh, M. A., Al-Ajlouni, J. M., Salah, I. K., Holm, M. B., & Otom, A. H. (2012). Development of a decision support system to predict physicians’ rehabilitation protocols for patients with knee osteoarthritis. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 35:214-219.
  • Skidmore, E. R., Becker, J. T., Whyte, E. M., Huber, L. M., Waterstram, L. F., Ward, A. A., Grattan, E. S., Holm, M. B. (2012). Cognitive impairments and depressive symptoms did not impede upper extremity recovery in a clinical repetitive task practice program after stroke. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,91:327-36.
  • Toto, P. E., Raina, K. D., Holm, M. B., Schlenk, E. A., Rogers, J. C. (2013). Best practice physical activity programs for older adults and ADL/IADL performance. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 29(1), 67-76.
  • AlHeresh, R., Bryant, W., & Holm, M.B. (in press). Community based rehabilitation in Jordan: Challenges to achieving occupational justice, Disability & Rehabilitation.
  • Gildengers, A. B., Chisholm, D., Butters, M. A., Anderson, S. J., Begley, A., Holm, M., Rogers, J. C., Reynolds, C. F., III, & Mulsant, B. H. (in press). Two year course of cognitive and IADL function in older adults with bipolar disorder: Evidence for neuroprogression? Psychological Medicine.

Book Chapters

  • Holm, M. B.,Rogers, J. C., & James, A. B. (2003). Interventions for activities of daily living. In E. B. Crepeau, E. S. Cohn & B. A. B. Schell (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy, (10th ed., pp. 491-533). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Holm, M. B.,Rogers, J. C., & Stone, R. G. (2003). Person-task-environment interventions: A decision making guide. In E. B. Crepeau, E. S. Cohn & B. A. B. Schell (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy, (10th ed., pp. 460-490). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Holm, M. B., & Rogers, J. C.(2003). Activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. In E. B. Crepeau, E. S. Cohn & B. A. B. Schell (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy, (10th ed., pp. 315-339). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Holm, M. B., & Rogers, J. C. (2008). Performance Assessment of Self-Care Skills (PASS). In B. Hemphill-Pearson (Ed.), Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health (2nd ed., pp. 101-110). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK.
  • Rogers, J. C., & Holm, M. B. (2008).  Role Change Assessment: An Interview Tool for Older Adults.  In B. Hemphill-Pearson (Ed.), Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health (2nd ed., pp. 49-57). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK.
  • Rogers, J. C., & Holm, M. B. (2008). The occupational therapy process.  In E. B. Crepeau, E. S. Cohn & B. A. B. Schell (Eds.) Willard and Spackman's occupational therapy (11th ed, pp. 478-513)., Philadelphia:  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Biographical Profile

Work experience relevant to teaching assignments and responsibilities:

  • Occupational Therapist, Geriatric Research, Pittsburgh VAMC Education and Clinical Center  (GRECC), Pittsburgh, PA, 2000–present 
  • Muse & Associates, Rehabilitation Staff TimeMeasurement (STM) study for the Congressionally- mandated rehabilitation episodic payment system, Washington, DC, 1998–2002
  • Professor, Occupational Therapy, College Misericordia, Dallas, PA, 1996–99
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Rehabilitation Research, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1988–90
  • Program Director, Occupational Therapy, University of Puget Sound, Tenure granted 1984, Tacoma, WA, 1984–92
  • Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow, Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA, 1980–81
  • Occupational Therapy Consultant, Newport News, VA, 1980–81
  • Assistant, Associate, & Full Professor with tenure, Occupational Therapy, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, 1975–96
  • Occupational Therapy Consultant, Colonial Institute, Newport News, VA, 1980–81
  • Assistant, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, 1975–87
  • Senior Staff Therapist, Occupational Therapy Department, Golden Valley Health Center, Golden Valley, MN, 1973–75
  • Staff Therapist, Occupational Therapy, United Hospitals, St. Paul, MN, 1972
  • Field Supervisor, Mobilization of Resources Grant, West Central Missouri Rural Development Corporation, Clinton, MO, 1970–71
  • Staff Occupational Therapist, Day Hospital Program, Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, MN, 1969
  • Staff Therapist, Occupational Therapy, University, Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, 1968

 

 School of  Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Chairperson, Planning and Budgeting Committee, 2007-2011
  • Chairperson, Scientific Review Committee, 2001–05
  • Liaison, University of Pittsburgh HIPAA Implementation Team, 2001–05
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2000–04
  • Graduate Faculty, 1999-present
    • Member, Core Committee, Evidence-Based Practice and Epidemiology of Disability, 1999–present
    • Member, Core Committee, International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    • Chair, Core Committee, Policy, Organization and Management Studies,1999–present

 Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Director, Post-Professional Education, Occupational Therapy Department, 1999–2011
  • Faculty Search Committee, Occupational Therapy Department, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008

 

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Scholar Award, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, Fall Semester 2010.
  • University of Pittsburgh Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence Innovation in Education Award for the “How Reliable Am I?” project. AY 2009-2010 ($25,000)
  • Academy of Research, American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Awarded April, 2001, at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship, 1999. Awarded for exemplary contributions to occupational therapy research and education. Lecture given at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, April 3, 2000, Seattle, WA.

Grants Awarded

  • An RCT on Preventing Pressure Ulcers with Seat Cushions (RCT-WC2), National Center for Medical and Rehabilitation Research and National Institute of Nursing Research, Co-Investigator, (10/1/10 – 9/30/15)
  • NIH Toolbox Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function: Somatosensation. Site Principal Investigator, PI: Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR/L, University of Kansas, Principal Investigator (5/1/09 – 9-30-09)
  • Pittsburgh Resuscitation Network, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, Co-Investigator, (7/1/04 - 6/30/09)
  • Developing and Assessing Competencies for Patients, Caregivers and Health Professionals for the Care of Patients Implanted with Ventricular Assist Devices, Beckwith Fund for Innovation in Healthcare, Principal Investigator, (2004-2006)
  • An RCT on Preventing Pressure Ulcers with Seat Cushions, National Center for Medical and Rehabilitation Research (RCT-SC), Co-Investigator, (7/1/03 - 6/30/09)
  • Maintenance Therapies in Late-Life Depression III (MTLD-III), National Institutes of Mental Health, Co Investigator, (7/1/04 - 6/31/09)
  • Advanced Center in Interventions and Services Research in Late-Life Mood Disorders (ACISR), National Institute of Mental Health, Co-Investigator, (71//04 - 6/31/09)

External Service and Assignments 

  • Panel Member, American Heart Association/NIH Panel on Cardiac Arrest Outcomes, Washington, DC, May 5-6, 2008. 
  • Panel Member, Failure to Thrive Quality Indicator Panel, Development and Validation of Measures and Indicators of Quality Project, Health Care Financing Administration, 2000–01
  • Panel Member, Medicare Beneficiary Access to Skilled Nursing Facilities MedPAC Panel (representing AOTA), Mathematica Policy Research Group, Princeton, NJ, 2000–01
  • National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics, Subcommittee on Populations, Panel member on Functional Assessment and the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH), April 13, 2000
  • Technical Expert Panel, Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), Study of the Variation in Prescribed Medication Costs, Method of Collection and Impact on Skilled Nursing Facility Case Mix, 2000–01
  • Rehabilitation Staff Time Measurement (STM) study for the Congressionally-mandated rehabilitation prospective payment system (PPS).  Field manager, 1998–2002
  • Technical Expert Panel, Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), Minimum Data Set Post Acute Care (MDS-PAC) Project (representing the American Occupational Therapy Association, 1997–2001
  • Advisor to Technical Expert Panel representatives from the American Occupational Therapy Association on the National Uniform Needs Assessment Instrument (UNAI) for post-acute care, (1999)
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