Karol Czuba

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Research Officer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7768

Email: kczuba@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

90, Akoranga Drive

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Master of Philosophy
Master of Physiotherapy
Certificate of Proficiency in Quantitative Research 

Research Areas:

•    Aged care
•    Outcome measurement
•    Quality of life
•    Trauma

Current Research Projects:

Outcomes after Trauma Study. Funded by Accident Compensation Company New Zealand.

Valuing those supporting people living with cognitive decline. Funded by Brain Research New Zealand.


Journal publications:

Czuba, K. J., Kersten, P., Kayes, N. M., Smith, G., Barker-Collo, S. L., Taylor, W. J., & McPherson, K. M. (2015). Measuring neurobehavioral functioning in people with traumatic brain injury: Rasch analysis of Neurobehavioral Functioning Inventory. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 1-10.

Kersten, P., Czuba, K., McPherson, K., Dudley, M., Elder, H., Tauroa, R., & Vandal, A. (2015). A systematic review of evidence for the psychometric properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi:10.1177/0165025415570647

Krageloh, C., Czuba, K., Billington, R., Siegert, R. J., & Kersten, P. (2014). Using feedback from patient-reported outcome measures in mental health services: A scoping study and typology. Psychiatric Services (Washington, DC), 66(3), 224-241.

Conference presentations:

Czuba, K. J., Kayes, N.M. & McPherson, K.M. (2016). The challenges of working as a nursing assistant in a long-term care facility. Oral presentation at the 2016 conference of the British Society of Gerontology at the University of Stirling. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3810.7927

Czuba, K. J., Kayes, N.M. & McPherson, K.M. (2015). The experiences of work stress for formal caregivers in long-term care facilities. Oral presentation at the AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3810.7927

Czuba K.J., Kayes N.M., McPherson K.M., Taylor D., Schluter P., Kersten P.. (2015) The Cognitive and Behavioural Responses to Symptoms Questionnaire (CBSQ): an investigation of its validity. Poster presentation at the AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015.