Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 The impact of body mass index on one-year mortality after spinal cord injuryJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  44:563-571. 2021
2019 Racial and Ethnic Differences in Obesity in People With Spinal Cord Injury: The Effects of Disadvantaged NeighborhoodArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  100:1599-1606. 2019
2019 Differences in Glucose Metabolism Among Women With Spinal Cord Injury May Not Be Fully Explained by Variations in Body CompositionArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  100:1061-1067.e1. 2019
2018 Racial Differences in Weight Gain: A 5-Year Longitudinal Study of Persons With Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  99:1957-1964. 2018
2018 Presentation abstractsJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  41:599-622. 2018
2017 Weight change after spinal cord injuryJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  40:130-137. 2017
2017 Long-term functional outcome in patients with acquired infections after acute spinal cord injuryNeurology.  88:892-900. 2017
2017 Spinal cord injury-induced immunodeficiency is mediated by a sympathetic-neuroendocrine adrenal reflexNature Neuroscience.  20:1549-1559. 2017
2016 Association Between Time to Rehabilitation and Outcomes After Traumatic Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1620-1627.e4. 2016
2016 Changing Demographics and Injury Profile of New Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries in the United States, 1972–2014Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1610-1619. 2016
2016 Current Research Outcomes From the Spinal Cord Injury Model SystemsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1607-1609. 2016
2016 Harmonization of Databases: A Step for Advancing the Knowledge About Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1805-1818. 2016
2016 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems: Review of Program and National Database From 1970 to 2015Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1797-1804. 2016
2016 To What Extent Do Neighborhood Differences Mediate Racial Disparities in Participation After Spinal Cord Injury?Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1735-1744. 2016
2016 Trajectories of Life Satisfaction After Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:1706-1713.e1. 2016
2016 The impact of smoking and smoking cessation on wound healing in spinal cord-injured patients with pressure injuries: A retrospective comparison cohort study 2016
2016 Spinal cord injury-induced immune deficiency syndrome enhances infection susceptibility dependent on lesion level 2016
2016 Fall-induced spinal cord injury: External causes and implications for preventionJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  39:24-31. 2016
2016 Response to the letter to editorJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  39:122. 2016
2014 Suicide mortality after spinal cord injury in the United States: Injury cohorts analysisArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:230-235. 2014
2014 Suppression of antimicrobial peptide expression by Ureaplasma speciesInfection and Immunity.  82:1657-1665. 2014
2013 Body mass index underestimates adiposity in women with spinal cord injury 2013
2012 Activity and participation after spinal cord injury: State-of-the-art reportJournal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.  49:155-174. 2012
2012 Functional neurological recovery after spinal cord injury is impaired in patients with infections 2012
2011 Extensive horizontal gene transfer in ureaplasmas from humans questions the utility of serotyping for diagnostic purposesJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  49:2818-2826. 2011
2011 Current research outcomes from the spinal cord injury model systemsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:329-331. 2011
2011 Do communities matter after rehabilitation? the effect of socioeconomic and urban stratification on well-being after spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:464-471. 2011
2011 Impact of medicare prospective payment system on acute rehabilitation outcomes of patients with spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:346-351. 2011
2011 Trends in new injuries, prevalent cases, and aging with spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:332-338. 2011
2011 Weight matters: Physical and psychosocial well being of persons with spinal cord injury in relation to body mass indexArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:391-398. 2011
2008 Change in Life Satisfaction of Adults With Pediatric-Onset Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  89:2285-2292. 2008
2008 Revaccination of adults with spinal cord injury using the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccineJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  31:53-59. 2008
2006 Evaluation of 3 methods of bladder irrigation to treat bacteriuria in persons with neurogenic bladderJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  29:217-226. 2006
2005 Pressure ulcer prevalence in people with spinal cord injury: Age-period-duration effectsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  86:1208-1213. 2005
2002 Does fluid amount and choice influence urinary stone formation in persons with spinal cord injury?Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  83:1002-1008. 2002
2001 Bacteremia after spinal cord injury in initial versus subsequent hospitalizationsJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  24:96-100. 2001
2000 Antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacteria isolated from the urinary tract in community-residing persons with spinal cord injury.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  81:764-769. 2000
2000 Antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacteria isolated from the urinary tract in community-residing persons with spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  81:764-769. 2000

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Epidemiology of spinal cord injury.  44-62. 2018
2014 Epidemiology.  15-27. 2014
2012 Epidemiological Context and Concerns 2012
2012 Epidemiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.  56-64. 2012
2012 Epidemiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 2012
2011 Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury 2011

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Master of Public Health, Yale University 1996
  • Doctor of Medicine, 1990
  • Full Name

  • Yu-Ying Chen