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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.

Relevant Publications:

  • Terhorst, L., Beck, K.B., McKeon, A.B., Graham, K., Ye, F., & Shiffman, S. (2017). Hierarchical linear modeling for analysis of ecological momentary assessment data in physical medicine and rehabilitation research. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000690.
  • Terhorst, L., Juengst, S., Beck, K., & Shiffman, S. (2017). People can change: Measuring individual variability in rehabilitation science. Rehabilitation Psychology, (In Press).


Department of Occupational Therapy


Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Master of Occupational Therapy
Post Professional Program in Occupational Therapy