Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
With Dr. Jim Malec, she recently developed a manual to guide the translation of research into practice entitled, “Research to Practice: A step-by-step guide to clinical implementation.” Introducing implementation strategies facilitating the integration of evidence into service delivery systems while incorporating processes to support sustainability and fidelity to these interventions. Ms. Swan is actively involved in research and supported the development of the translational research program at RHI. She currently leads an international committee within the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) to develop an integrative knowledge translation model specific to cognitive rehabilitation, and has presented on the topic of knowledge translation in various forums. She currently sits on the Indiana University and Purdue University occupational therapy advisory council, and the Indiana Hospital Association’s Rehabilitation Taskforce.