Catherine Cooper Hay, Ph.D., OTR

Assistant Professor

Occupational Therapy

Catherine Cooper Hay, Ph.D., OTR

Houston 6007


Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science, University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, Galveston, Texas, 2018
M.S., Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1996
B.S., Biopsychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 1994


Stroke A=and Brain Injury; Patient Centered Outcomes in Rehabilitation; Cognition; Sex Differences in Rehabilitation Intervention and Outcomes; Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist

Latest Articles

Stroke Survivors' Perspectives on Post-Acute Rehabilitation Options, Goals, Satisfcation, and Transition to Home
Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (2019)
S Krishnan, C C Hay, M R Pappadis, A Deutsch, T A Reistetter

Lived experiences of chronic cognitive and mood symptoms among community-dwelling adults following stroke: a mixed-methods analysis.
Aging and Mental Health (2018)
M R Pappadis, S Krishnan, C C Hay, S C Weller, T A Reistetter

Feasibility study using propensity score matching methods for the pseudo-common person equating requirement
OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health: Latest Trends and Research in Occupational Therapy (2018)
I Hong, Catherine Cooper Hay, T A Reistetter

Application of the Korean version of the modified barthel index: Development of a keyform for use in clinical practice
Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy (2017)
I. Hong, Y. Lim, H. Han, Catherine Cooper Hay, H. Woo

Patient-centered mobility outcome preference according to individuals with stroke and caregivers: a qualitative analysis
Disability and Rehabilitation (2017)
S Krishnan, M R Pappadis, S C Weller, S R Fisher, Catherine Cooper Hay

Rehabilitación vocacional en personas con traumatismo craneoencefálico (TCE).
Rehabilitación Integral del Paciente con Daño Cerebral (2016)
Catherine Cooper Hay

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the primary motor cortex and robot-assisted arm training in chronic incomplete cervical spinal cord injury: A proof of concept sham-randomized clinical study
NeuroRehabilitation: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2016)
N Yozbatiran, Z Keser, M Davis, A Stampas, M K O'Malley

Social support and actual versus expected length of stay in inpatient rehabilitation facilities
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2016)
Z H Lewis, Catherine Cooper Hay, J E Graham, Y L Lin, A M Karmarkar

Professional Affiliations

  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Honors & Awards

  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health (2018)
  • Forum on Aging Student Poster Winner (2017)
  • Micks Scholarship in Preventive Medicine and Community Health (2017)
  • Peyton and Lydia Schapper Endowed Scholarship (2017)
  • Samuel N. Kolment,PhD and Barbara Kass Kolmen, MD Travel Scholarship (2017)
  • Emily E. Dupree Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation Science (2016)
  • Peyton and Lydia Schapper Endowed Scholarship (2016)