Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM
Executive Director and Professor
Pamela Roberts, PhD, MSHA, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM is the Executive Director and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology and Executive Director of Academic and Physician Informatics at Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, California. She is also the Senior Director for Quality, Outcomes and Research at California Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Roberts has worked throughout the continuum of care as a clinician, administrator, educator, and researcher. She has been instrumental in the development and implementation of system changes as well as rehabilitation programs across the continuum of care within a large academic medical center. She also teaches at the Trident University International, is a national FIM trainer and consultant for Uniform Data System in Buffalo, New York, and a CARF surveyor for CARF…Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. She is involved in the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Occupational Therapy Association, National Quality Forum-Membership Partnership for Post Acute Care/Long Term Care quality measures and All-Cause Admissions and Readmissions Steering Committee, past chair of the California Hospital Association Center for Medical Rehabilitation Services, and past member of the California Hospital Association Post Acute Care board. Dr. Roberts is a member and Chair of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Stroke Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group and a member of the Vision Taskforce and Health and Wellness Taskforce and Chair of the ACRM Program Committee as well as the ACRM Board of Governors. Additionally, she is Chair for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). She is also a member of the American Health Information Management Association. Dr. Roberts has served as principal and co-investigator on a variety of research projects and has provided a variety of workshops and consultations on rehabilitation, informatics and health services research topics regionally, nationally, and internationally.