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Department of

Environmental Health

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Kari Dunning, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • License Physical Therapist (PT) Ohio OTPTAT Board
Contact Information
  • French East Building 307A
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • PO Box 670394
  • Cincinnati , Ohio 45267-0394
  • Office 513-558-7483
  • Fax 513-558-7474
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Badke MB, Sherman J; Boyne P, Page S, Dunning K 2011. Tongue-based biofeedback for balance in stroke: results of an 8-week pilot study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92 9, 1364-70

Page, Stephen J; Dunning, Kari; Hermann, Valerie; Leonard, Anthony; Levine, Peter 2011. Longer versus shorter mental practice sessions for affected upper extremity movement after stroke: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical rehabilitation, 25 7, 627-37

Boyne P, Dunning K, Levine P, Hill-Hermann V, Page SJ 2010. Orthotic functional electrical stimulation following botulinum toxin for a young adult with severe hand impairment due to childhood stroke. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 26 4, 267-74

Dunning, Kari 2010. Translating physical therapy interventions from bench to bedside: the value of case studies and published protocols. Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT, 34 4, 214-5

Dunning, Kari K; Davis, Kermit G; Cook, Chad; Kotowski, Susan E; Hamrick, Chris; Jewell, Gregory; Lockey, James 2010. Costs by industry and diagnosis among musculoskeletal claims in a state workers compensation system: 1999-2004. American journal of industrial medicine, 53 3, 276-84

Dunning, Kari; Lemasters, Grace; Bhattacharya, Amit 2010. A major public health issue: the high incidence of falls during pregnancy. Maternal and child health journal, 14 5, 720-5

Fulk GD, Ludwig M, Dunning K, Golden S, Boyne P, West T 2010. How much change in the stroke impact scale-16 is important to people who have experienced a stroke? Topics in stroke rehabilitation, 17 6, 477-83

Brewer, J M; Davis, K G; Dunning, K K; Succop, P A 2009. Does ergonomic mismatch at school impact pain in school children? Work (Reading, Mass.), 34 4, 455-64

Dunning, Kari; Black, Kristy; Harrison, Andrea; McBride, Keith; Israel, Susan 2009. Neuroprosthesis peroneal functional electrical stimulation in the acute inpatient rehabilitation setting: a case series. Physical therapy, 89 5, 499-506

Dunning, Kari; LeMasters, Grace K 2009. Optimum survey methods when interviewing employed women. American journal of industrial medicine, 52 2, 105-12

Mathew A, Gaslin T, Dunning K, Ying J 2009. Central catheter blood sampling: the impact of changing the needleless caps prior to collection. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 32 4, 212-8

Page SJ, Maslyn S, Hill-Hermann V, Wu A, Dunning K, Levine PG 2009. Activity-based electrical stimulation training in a stroke patient with minimal movement in the paretic upper extremity. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 23 6, 595-9

Barth E, Herrman V, Levine P, Dunning K, Page, SJ 2008. Low-dose, EMG-triggered electrical stimulation for balance and gait in chronic stroke. Topics in stroke rehabilitation, 15 5, 451-5

Dunning K, Levine P, Schmitt L, Israel S, Fulk G 2008. An ankle to computer virtual reality system for improving gait and function in a person 9 months poststroke. Topics in stroke rehabilitation, 15 6, 602-10

Dunning, K K; Davis, K G; Kotowski, S E; Elliott, T; Jewell, G; Lockey, J 2008. Can a transitional work grant program in a workers' compensation system reduce cost and facilitate return to work? Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, 5 9, 547-55

Dunning, Kari; Berberich, Ashley; Albers, Bethany; Mortellite, Kelly; Levine, Peter G; Hill Hermann, Valerie A; Page, Stephen J 2008. A four-week, task-specific neuroprosthesis program for a person with no active wrist or finger movement because of chronic stroke. Physical therapy, 88 3, 397-405

Hill-Hermann V, Strasser A, Albers B, Schofield K, Dunning K, Levine P, Page SJ 2008. Task-specific, patient-driven neuroprosthesis training in chronic stroke: results of a 3-week clinical study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62 4, 466-72

Rohs AM, Lockey JE, Dunning KK, Shukla R, Fan H, Hilbert T, Borton E, Wiot J, Meyer C, Shipley RT, Lemasters GK, Kapil V 2008. Low-level fiber-induced radiographic changes caused by Libby vermiculite: a 25-year follow-up study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 177 6, 630-7

Genaidy, A M; Lemasters, G K; Lockey, J; Succop, P; Deddens, J; Sobeih, T; Dunning, K 2007. An epidemiological appraisal instrument - a tool for evaluation of epidemiological studies. Ergonomics, 50 6, 920-60

Sirin, Hulya; Weiss, Harold B; Sauber-Schatz, Erin K; Dunning, Kari 2007. Seat belt use, counseling and motor-vehicle injury during pregnancy: results from a multi-state population-based survey. Maternal and child health journal, 11 5, 505-10

Jewell G, Dunning K, Lockey JE 2006. Alleged B. anthracis exposure claims in a workers' compensation setting. Public Health Reports (Washington, D.C.:1974), 121 3, 255-61

LeMasters, Grace K; Genaidy, Ash M; Succop, Paul; Deddens, James; Sobeih, Tarek; Barriera-Viruet, Heriberto; Dunning, Kari; Lockey, James 2006. Cancer risk among firefighters: a review and meta-analysis of 32 studies. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 48 11, 1189-202

Jorgensen, Michael; Davis, Kermit; Kotowski, Susan; Aedla, Pranathi; Dunning, Kari 2005. Characteristics of job rotation in the Midwest US manufacturing sector. Ergonomics, 48 15, 1721-33

Dunning, Kari; LeMasters, Grace; Levin, Linda; Bhattacharya, Amit; Alterman, Toni; Lordo, Kathy 2003. Falls in workers during pregnancy: risk factors, job hazards, and high risk occupations. American journal of industrial medicine, 44 6, 664-72

Boyne P, Israel S, Dunning K . Speed-dependent body weight supported sit-to-stand training in chronic stroke: A case series Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, ,

Fulk GD, Ludwig M, Dunning K, Golden S, Boyne P, West T . Estimating Clinically Important Change in Gait Speed in People with Stroke Undergoing Out-Patient Rehabilitation Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, ,

Hill-Hermann V, Dunn L, Dunning K, Page SJ . A Pilot Study of Rhythm and Timing Training as a Supplement to Occupational Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, ,

Israel S, Kotowski S, Talbott N, Fisher K, Dunning K . The effect of peroneal nerve functional electrical stimulation (FES) on lower extremity kinematics and gait in people with stroke: a case series Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, ,