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James Graham, PhD

James Graham, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences





301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1137
Phone: (409) 747-1636
Email: jegraham@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Rehabilitation outcomes, functional assessment, health disparities


BS 1992 University of Utah, Biology/Chemistry
DC 1996 Parker College of Chiropractic
MS 2000 Lamar University, Kinesiology
PhD 2006 University of New York at Buffalo, Rehabilitation Science

Current Funding

Grant# R03 AG046409 (PI - Graham)
Archiving Four New Datasets From the Longitudinal Hispanic EPESE Study
National Institute on Aging

R01 HD069443 (PI - Ottenbacher)
Hospital Readmission and Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD), NIH

R24 HD065702 (PI - Ottenbacher)
Center for Rehabilitation Research using Large Datasets
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, (NICHD) NIH

Recent Publications

Fisher SR, Graham JE, Brown CJ, Galloway RV, Ottenbacher KJ, Allman RM, Ostir GV. Factors that differentiate level of ambulation in hospitalized older adults. Age and Ageing. 41(1): 107-11. 2012. PMCID: PMC3234075

Ciro CA, Ottenbacher KJ, Graham JE, Fisher S, Berges I, Ostir GV. Patterns and correlates of depression in hospitalized older adults. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54(1):202-5. 2012. PMCID: PMC3202052

Ottenbacher KJ, Graham JE, Ottenbacher AJ, Lee J, Al Snih S, Karmarkar A, Reistetter T, Ostir GV. Hospital readmission in persons with stroke following postacute inpatient rehabilitation. Journals of Gerontology Series A:Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences. 67(8):875-81. 2012. PMCID: PMC3403861

Graham JE, Deutsch A, O'Connell AA, Karmarkar AM, Granger CV, Ottenbacher KJ. Inpatient rehabilitation volume and functional outcomes in stroke, lower extremity fracture, and lower extremity joint replacement. Medical Care. 51(5): 404-412. 2013. PMCID: PMC3625251

Ottenbacher, K.J., Karmarkar, A., Graham, J.E., Kuo, Y.F., Deutsch A., Reistetter, T., Granger, C.V. (2014). Thirty-day hospital readmission following discharge from post-acute rehabilitation in fee-for-service Medicare patients. JAMA, 311(6), 604-614.