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Lauren Terhorst is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy with secondary appointments in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and in the School of Nursing. Terhorst is a methodologist and biostatistician with research interests in applying complex statistical methodologies to health sciences data. Her specific areas of research include: 1) multilevel modeling and regression methods, 2) psychometric analyses, and 3) methods of data collection such as ecological momentary assessment. She has recently taught the following courses: HRS 2927: Statistical Methods for Health Sciences Research I; HRS 2928: Statistical Methods for Health Sciences Research II; HRS 3004: Methods of Inquiry.

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  • Terhorst, L., Holm, M.B., Toto, P.E., & Rogers, J.C. (2016). Performance-based impairment measures as predictors of early-stage activity limitations in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Aging and Health, doi: 10.1177/0898264316648113.
  • Terhorst, L., Leach, M., Bussierres, A., Evans, R. & Schneider, M.J. (2016). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Evidence-Based practice Attitude and utilization Survey. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 22(4), 328-35.