Katherine Byers Ph.D. CRC CVE
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Administration and Rehabilitation Counseling
1989 Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science - Rice University - Houston, TX
1991 Master of Health Science in Rehabilitation Counseling - University of Florida
- Gainesville, FL
2004 Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science - University of Florida - Gainesville,
BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE
- 1991: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
- 1994: Certified Vocational Evaluator
- Applying Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) techniques to vocational evaluations
- Advancements in distance education
- Outcomes assessment in Rehabilitation Counseling
Byers KL, Moorhouse MD, Pomeranz JL, Velozo CA, Spitznagel RL. (2009). Applying Computer Adaptive
Testing to Vocational Evaluations. Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professional Journal. (In Press).
Reid DL & Byers KL. (2009). A Randomized Double-blind, Crossover Comparison of Two Lecture Delivery
Platforms in a Hybrid Distance Program. American Journal of Pharmacy. 73(5).
Wang YC, Byers KL & Velozo CA. (2008). Validation of the FIM-MDS Crosswalk Conversion Algorithm. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 45(7): 1065-1076.
Wang YC, Byers KL, Velozo CA. (2009). Rasch Analysis of the Minimum Data Set Mandated in Skilled Nursing
Facilities. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 45(9): 1385-1400.
Pomeranz, J., Byers K, Moorhouse, M., Velozo, C., and Spitznagel, R. (2008). Rasch Analysis to Investigate
the Psychometric Properties of the Word Knowledge Subset of the Career Ability Placement
Survey. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin 51:251-259.
Velozo, C., Byers K, Wang, Y., and Roberts, B. (2007). Translating measures across the continuum of care:
Using Rasch analysis to create a crosswalk between the functional independence measure
and the minimum data set. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 44(3), 467-478.