Research Departments & Organizations
Partial List of Past and Current Research Projects
Collaborator, National Emphysema Treatment Trial, in conjunction with Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY. Established Gaylord Hospital-based pulmonary rehabilitation program as official satellite rehabilitation center for the NET Trial.
Co-investigator: "Quality of Life and Survival of Patients Affected by Chronic Respiratory Failure", International Study (PW Jones, London, UK, and Mauro Carone, Veruno, Italy, Principal Investigators). This study aims to validate a newly developed questionnaire to assess health-related quality of life in patients with severe COPD or kyphyscoliosis who require supplemental oxygen and/or other non-invasive equipment to support ventilation.
The Effect of Electrical Muscle Stimulation on Exercise Performance in Patients with COPD
Impact of Medical Co-morbidities on outcomes of pulmonary rehabilitation
Use of a pedometer as an outcome measure in pulmonary rehabilitation
Exercise training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Rochester CL. Exercise training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal Of Rehabilitation Research And Development 2003, 40:59-80. 2003