Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Resilience Among Caregivers of Injured Service Members: Finding the Strengths in Caregiving 2019
2019 Sleep following traumatic brain injury (TBI): experiences and influencing factors 2019
2018 Suicide and traumatic brain injury: a review by clinical researchers from the National Institute for Disability and Independent Living Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) and Veterans Health Administration Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems 2018
2018 Change in body mass index within the first-year post-injury: a VA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) model systems study 2018
2018 Rehabilitation referral for patients with irreversible vision impairment seen in a public safety-net eye clinic 2018
2018 Longitudinal Examination of Resilience After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study 2018
2017 Characteristics of Firearm Brain Injury Survivors in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) National Database: A Comparison of Assault and Self-Inflicted Injury Survivors 2017
2017 A review of the literature on pediatric concussions and Return-to-Learn (RTL): Implications for RTL policy, research, and practice 2017
2017 Examination of Teacher Knowledge, Dissemination Preferences, and Classroom Management of Student Concussions: Implications for Return-to-Learn Protocols 2017
2017 Academic Difficulty and Vision Symptoms in Children with Concussion 2017
2017 Factors associated with rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury: Comparing functional outcomes between TBIMS centers using hierarchical linear modeling 2017
2017 Predictors of employment outcomes in veterans with traumatic brain injury: A VA traumatic brain injury model systems study 2017
2017 Rehospitalization over 10 Years among Survivors of TBI: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study 2017
2017 Relationship stability after traumatic brain injury among veterans and service members: A VA TBI model systems study 2017
2016 Impact of religious attendance on psychosocial outcomes for individuals with traumatic brain injury: A NIDILRR funded TBI Model Systems study 2016
2016 Incidence and risk factors of posttraumatic seizures following traumatic brain injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study 2016
2016 Twelve-month recovery of medical decision-making capacity following traumatic brain injury 2016
2016 Prognostic models for predicting posttraumatic seizures during acute hospitalization, and at 1 and 2 years following traumatic brain injury 2016
2016 Health literacy in older adults with and without low vision 2016
2016 Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Correlates of Anxiety at 1 Year after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury 2016
2016 Resilience Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study 2016
2016 Feasibility, Patient Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Culturally Informed, Health Promotion Program to Improve Glaucoma Medication Adherence among African Americans: " G laucoma Management O ptimism for A frican Americans L iving with Glaucoma" (GOAL) 2016
2016 Neurocognitive models of medical decision-making capacity in traumatic brain injury across injury severity 2016
2016 Trajectories of life satisfaction over the first 10 years after traumatic brain injury: Race, gender, and functional ability 2016
2015 Trajectories of Life Satisfaction After Traumatic Brain Injury: Influence of Life Roles, Age, Cognitive Disability, and Depressive Symptoms 2015
2014 Post-traumatic epilepsy: Current and emerging treatment options 2014
2014 Recovery over 6 months of medical decision-making capacity after traumatic brain injury 2014
2014 Strategic Planning for Recruitment and Retention of Older African Americans in Health Promotion Research Programs. 2014
2013 Recovery Over 6 Months of Medical Decision-Making Capacity After Traumatic Brain Injury 2013
2013 Glaucoma medication adherence among African Americans: Program development 2013
2012 Financial capacity following traumatic brain injury: A six-month longitudinal study 2012
2012 Neurocognitive predictors of financial capacity in traumatic brain injury 2012
2012 Determinants of medication adherence to topical glaucoma therapy 2012
2010 The personal burden of decreased vision-targeted health-related quality of life in nursing home residents 2010
2009 Efficient assessment of social problem-solving abilities in medical and rehabilitation settings: A rasch analysis of the Social Problem-Solving Inventory-Revised 2009
2009 Family caregiver social problem-solving abilities and adjustment to caring for a relative with vision loss 2009
2009 Family functioning and low vision: A systematic review 2009
2008 Cognitive Predictors of Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Traumatic Brain Injury 2008
2008 Cognitive appraisals, distress and disability among persons in low vision rehabilitation 2008
2008 Adolescent psychiatric patients and their parents: Comparison with a non-clinical cohort 2008
2007 Development of a nursing home vision-targeted health-related quality of life questionnaire for older adults 2007
2007 Family Caregivers of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: Predicting Caregivers at Risk for Probable Depression 2007
2006 Focus groups with persons who have age-related macular degeneration: Emotional issues 2006
2005 Tactile analogue scale instrument for investigation of low vision patient psychological characteristics 2005
2005 Social problem-solving abilities and psychological adjustment of persons in low vision rehabilitation 2005
2005 Impairment and partial recovery of medical decision-making capacity in traumatic brain injury: A 6-month longitudinal study 2005
2004 Caregiver social problem solving abilities and family member adjustment following congestive heart failure 2004
2004 Binge drinking and college students: An investigation of social problem-solving abilities 2004
2004 Violent couples: Coping and communication skills 2004
2004 Social problem-solving abilities and health behaviors among persons with recent-onset spinal cord injury 2004
2000 Measuring patient symptom change on rural psychiatry units: Utility of the symptom checklist-90 revised 2000

Chapter

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2008 Social Problem Solving, Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse.  67-89. 2008
2006 Assessing competency in patients with Alzheimer's disease 2006

Principal Investigator On

  • Enhancing Glaucoma Medication Adherence Among African Americans  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Caregivers of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Field-Initiated Program  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2015 - 2016
  • Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2014 - 2016
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2013 - 2015
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Caregivers of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)  awarded by Department of Education 2012 - 2015
  • Evaluation of the Lakeshore Foundation Lima Foxtrot Programs for Injured Military  awarded by LAKESHORE FOUNDATION 2011 - 2014
  • Career Development Award  awarded by Research to Prevent Blindness 2009 - 2013
  • Continuation - Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2012 - 2013
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2013
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2011 - 2012
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Family with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2010 - 2012
  • Mental Health Services for Person and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2009 - 2011
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2006 - 2011
  • Full Name

  • Laura Dreer