Laura Robinson, BA, MPH
Associate - Department of Pediatrics
Neuro-Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD)
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Education
MPH, Public Health, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2004
BA, Health and Society, University of Rochester, 1992

Awards & Honors
Saward Award for Excellence in Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2004
Laura_Robinson
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio
  • Health status and health outcomes of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
  • Health services utilization and cost differences in adults with IDD compared to the general population
  • Diversion of nursing home placements for older adults with IDD
Publications
Life Course Health Patterns and Health Care Utilization Among Adolescents and Adults with Spina Bifida: Preliminary Findings. Can be downloaded as a *Word Document OR *PDF.

Recent Journal Articles
2010
Robinson LM, Davidson PW, Henderson CM, Janicki MP, Merrick J, Morad M, Wang L, Hsieh K, Bishop KM, Wexler O. "Health trends from an international sample of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities." International Journal On Disability And Human Development. 2010; 9(4): 329-338.

2009
Henderson CM, Acquilano JP, Meccarello JC, Davidson PW, Robinson LM, Janicki MP. "Health status and activities of daily living and walking in older people with intellectual disabilities". Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2009; 6(4): 282-286.

2009
Henderson CM, Rosasco M, Robinson LM, Meccarello J, Janicki MP, Turk M, Davidson PW. "Functional Impairment Severity as Determinant of Health Status among Older Persons with Intellectual Disability and Cerebral Palsy". Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2009; 53(11): 887-897.

2008
Davidson PW, Henderson CM, Janicki MP, Robinson LM, Bishop KM, Wells A, Garroway J, Wexler O. "Ascertaining health-related information on adults with intellectual disabilities: Development and field testing of the Rochester Health Status Survey". Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2008; 5(1): 12-23.

2008
Henderson CM, Robinson LM, Davidson PW, Haveman M, Janicki MP, and Albertini G. "Overweight status, obesity and risk factors for coronary heart disease in adults with Intellectual disability". Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2008; 5(3): 174-177.

Curriculum Vitae

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