Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Assessing the ability of the Sacral Autonomic Standards to document bladder and bowel function based upon the Asia Impairment ScaleSpinal Cord Series and Cases.  5. 2019
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
2019 Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of penetrating spinal cord injury: Analysis of Long-term Neurological and Functional OutcomesTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  25:186-193. 2019
2019 The impact of body mass index on one-year mortality after spinal cord injuryJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine2019
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
2018 Comparing blunt and penetrating trauma in spinal cord injury: Analysis of long-Term functional and neurological outcomesTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  24:121-132. 2018
2018 Racial differences in data quality and completeness: Spinal cord injury model systems’ experiencesTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  24:110-120. 2018
2018 Understanding and preventing loss to follow-up: Experiences from the spinal cord injury model systemsTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  24:97-109. 2018
2018 Representativeness of the Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems National Database articleSpinal Cord.  56:126-132. 2018
2017 The use of the neurologic exam to predict awareness and control of lower urinary tract function post SCISpinal Cord.  55:840-843. 2017
2017 International Spinal Cord Injury Core Data Set (version 2.0)-including standardization of reportingSpinal Cord.  55:759-764. 2017
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
2015 Current pregnancy among women with spinal cord injury: Findings from the US national spinal cord injury databaseSpinal Cord.  53:821-826. 2015
2015 Aging and spinal cord injury: External causes of injury and implications for preventionTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  21:218-226. 2015
2015 Bladder cancer mortality after spinal cord injury over 4 decades 2015
2015 Common data elements for spinal cord injury clinical research: A National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke projectSpinal Cord.  53:265-277. 2015
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
2014 Using rasch motor FIM individual growth curves to inform clinical decisions for persons with paraplegiaSpinal Cord.  52:671-676. 2014
2013 Dr. Samuel Stover: Promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicine 2013
2013 Body mass index underestimates adiposity in women with spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Causes of spinal cord injury.Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  19:1-8. 2013
2012 State of the science conference in spinal cord injury rehabilitation 2011: IntroductionSpinal Cord.  50:342-343. 2012
2012 State of the science in sci rehabilitationSpinal Cord.  50:341. 2012
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 Standardization of data analysis and reporting of results from the International Spinal Cord Injury Core Data SetSpinal Cord.  49:596-599. 2011
2011 Costs of care following spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  16:1-9. 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 Lifetime direct costs after spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  16:10-16. 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
2010 Evaluating the quality of acute rehabilitation care for patients with spinal cord injury: An extended donabedian model 2010
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 Obesity intervention in persons with spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  44:82-91. 2006
2006 Social problem-solving abilities predict pressure sore occurrence in the first 3 years of spinal cord injuryRehabilitation Psychology.  51:69-77. 2006
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
2004 The epidemiology of secondary conditions following spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  10:15-29. 2004
2003 Urinary stone formation after spinal cord injury: Risk and risk factorsTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  8:8-19. 2003
2002 Recurrent kidney stone: A 25-year follow-up study in persons with spinal cord injuryUrology.  60:228-232. 2002
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 Bladder stone incidence in persons with spinal cord injury: Determinants and trends, 1973-1996Urology.  58:665-670. 2001
2001 Epidemiology of extraspinal fractures associated with acute spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  39:589-594. 2001
2001 Urine specific gravity and water hardness in relation to urolithiasis in persons with spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  39:571-576. 2001
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 injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  81:764-769. 2000
2000 Current trend and risk factors for kidney stones in persons with spinal cord injury: A longitudinal studySpinal Cord.  38:346-353. 2000
2000 Geographic variation and environmental risk factors for the incidence of initial kidney stones in patients with spinal cord injury 2000

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Epidemiology of spinal cord injury.  44-62. 2018
2012 Epidemiological Context and Concerns 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