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Project:  NIH Toolbox for the Evaluation of Neurologic and Behavioral Disorders

Role:      Vestibular Team Leader, Steering Committee Member

Dates:     September  2006- 2011

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Project:  National Children’s Study SCCHM

Role:      Clinical Scientist -  Lead -Sensory Testing Group

Dates:    June 2013 - 2015

Li C, Hoffman HJ, Ward BK, Cohen H, Rine RM. Epidemiology of Dizziness and Balance Problems in Children in the United States: A Population-   Based Study. J Pediatr 2016;171:240-7

Rine RM, Dannenbaum E, Szabo J. 2015 Section on Pediatrics Knowledge Translation Lecture:  Pediatric Vestibular Related Impairments. Pediatric  Phys Ther 2016;28:2–6

Li C, Beaumont J, Rine RM, Slotkin J, Schubert MC. Normative scores for the NIH Toolbox dynamic visual acuity test from 3 to 85 years. Frontiers in Neuroscience.  2014.  5:1-7. | doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00223. http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fneur.2014.00223/full

Rine RM and Braswell Christy J. Evaluation and Treatment of Vestibular Function and Related Postural Control and Gaze Stability Impairments in Children.  In Herdman S (ed.) Vestibular Rehabilitation.  Fourth Edition.  F.A. Davis Company.  Philadelphia, 2014

Farrell L and Rine RM. Differences in Symptoms among Adults with Canal versus Otolith Vestibular Dysfunction: Preliminary Report. ISRN Rehabilitation.  2014.  Vol.2014.Article ID 629049. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/629049.

Rine RM and Weiner-Vacher S.  Evaluation and treatment of vestibular dysfunction in children. Neurorehabilitation.  2013. 32:507-518.

Courtney C, Rine RM, Jenk D, Mitol JA, Collier PD, Maceda M Waters A.  Enhanced Proprioceptive Acuity at the Knee in the Competitive Athlete. J. Orthopedic and Sport Physical Therapy.  2013. 43;6:422- 426.

Rine, RM, Schubert MC, Whitney SL, et al Vestibular testing using the NIH Toolbox. Neurology. 2013. 80:S25-31.

Rine RM, Schubert MC, et al. New portable tool to screen vestibular and visual function: National Institutes of Health Toolbox Initiative.  J Rehabilitation Research and Development. 2012. 49;2:209-220.

Rine RM. Growing evidence for balance and vestibular problems in children. Journal of Audiological Medicine.   2009. 7;3:138-142.

Braswell J, Rine RM.  Preliminary evidence of improved gaze stability following exercise intervention in two children with vestibular hypofunction.  Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2006 70:1967-1973.

Braswell J, Rine RM Evidence that vestibular hypofunction affects reading acuity in children. Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2006 70:1957-1967.

Rine RM, Braswell J, Fisher D, Joyce K, Kalar K, Shaffer M. Improvement of motor development and postural control following intervention in children with sensorineural hearing loss and vestibular impairment.  Int’l Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2004. 68:1141-1148.



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