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Gretchen A. Roman, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D.

Gretchen A. Roman, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D.

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Contact

Call Center (585) 276-3000

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine (SMD)

Assistant Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Primary mentor: Paula Cupertino, PhD 2022 - 2022

TL1 Population Health Postdoctoral Fellow in the Clinical & Translational Science Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Primary mentor: Reza Yousefi-Nooraie, MSc, PhD 2021 - 2021

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) | Arizona State University. Exercise and Nutritional Sciences (biomechanics and motor control). 2018

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) | Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Health Professions. Physical Therapy. 2009

Certificate | LaGuardia Community College. English and American Sign Language Interpreting. 2003

Master of Arts (MA) | New York University. Deafness Rehabilitation. 2000

Bachelor of Science (BS) | Quinnipiac University. Physical Therapy. 1997

Publications

Journal Articles

Advancing Well-Being in Clinical and Translational Science

Bredella M; Duthely LM; Mehta DH; Roman G; Pusek S; Bautista T; Kahn M; Meyer JP; Vitale A.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2024; (in press).

RocHealthData.Org: Development and Usage of a Publicly Available, Geographic Source of Social Determinants of Health Data

Holt, K; Roman, G; McIntosh, L; Kleinsorge, J; Holden-Wiltse, J; Bennett, NM.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2024; .

Implementation and evaluation of a national well-being curriculum for KL2 scholars

Roman, G; Duthely, L; Attia, J; Spike, A; McIntosh, S; Pusek, S; Mehta, D; Bredella, M.

Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine. 2024; (in press).

Mapping the distribution of health equity and practice across a university: A network analysis

Yousefi-Nooraie R, Dadgostar P, Roman G, Cullen JP, Bennett NM.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2023; 7(1): e142.

Experiences of sign language interpreters and perspectives of interpreting administrators during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative description

Roman G; Samar V; Ossip D; McKee M; Barnett S; Yousefi-Nooraie R.

Public Health Reports. 2023; 138(4): 691-704.

Mindful practice with medical interpreters

Roman G; Yousefi-Nooraie R; Vermilion P; Cupertino A; Barnett S; Epstein R.

Frontiers in Psychology (section Psychology for Clinical Settings). 2023; 14: 1171993.

What is Well-Being? A Scoping Review of the Conceptual and Operational Definitions of Occupational Well-Being

Bautista T, Roman G, Khan M, Lee M, Sahbaz S, Duthely L, Knippenberg A, Macias-Burgos M, Davidson A, Scaramutti C, Gabrilove J, Pusek S, Mehta D, Bredella M.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Sciences. 2023; 7(1): e227.

Exploring the impact of mindfulness-based training on the well-being of physical therapists

Patel A; Bhargava R; Roman G.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2023; 7(1): e239.

Making virtual health care accessible to the deaf community: Findings from the telehealth survey

Mussallem A, Panko TL, Contreras JM, Plegue MA, Dannels WA, Roman G, Hauser PC, McKee MM.

Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2022; .

A network analysis of dissemination and implementation research expertise across a university: Central actors and hidden clusters

Yousefi-Nooraie R, Roman G, Fiscella K, McMahon J, Orlando E, Bennett N.

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2022; 6(1).

Ditching the driving: A cross-sectional study on the determinants of remote work from home for sign language interpreters

Roman G, Samar V, Ossip D, McKee M, Barnett S, Yousefi-Nooraie R.

Frontiers in Health Services. 2022; 2: 882615.

The occupational health and safety of sign language interpreters working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic

Roman G, Samar V, Ossip D, McKee M, Barnett S, Yousefi-Nooraie R.

Preventing Chronic Disease. 2022; 19: 210462.

Occupational therapy in primary care - Barriers, pivots, and outcomes: A pilot study

Dahl-Popolizio S, Roman G, Trembath F, Doebbeling B, Concho-Chevez A.

Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 2021; 19(1): Article 16.

The modified Strain Index: A composite measure of injury-risk for signers

Roman G, Peterson DP, Ofori E, Vidt ME.

Journal of Motor Behavior. 2021; 53(4): 499-508.

Upper extremity biomechanics in native and non-native signers

Roman G, Peterson DP, Ofori E, Vidt ME.

Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation. 2021; 70(4): 1111-1119.

Preadmission predictors of graduation success from a physical therapy education program in the United States

Roman G, Buman MP.

Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. 2019; 16: 5.

Dry needling and its use in health care a treatment modality and adjunct for pain management.

Woehrle J, Roman G, Russell B.

Journal of Pain and Relief. 2015; 4(5): 1-3.

Workstation ergonomics improves posture and reduces musculoskeletal pain in video interpreters.

Roman G, Samar V.

Journal of Interpretation. 2015; 24(1): Article 7.

Books

Studies in Interpretation: Accessible Communication for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People during the COVID-19 Pandemic (in press) (2024)

Chapter: Use of the Remote Interpreting Test with sign language interpreters to assess the effects of working remotely from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Authors: Roman G, Samar V, Ossip D, McKee M, Barnett S, Yousefi-Nooraie R

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press 2024