Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR, has significantly advanced the science of occupational therapy. His research focus is rehabilitation outcomes, with an emphasis on the assessment of change in functional status, disability, frailty, and minority health in older adults. Ottenbacher’s recent research has focused on system outcomes such as hospital readmission and discharge destination following post-acute care. He is an expert in methodological and data analysis issues related to clinical and population research, has more than 300 refereed publications, and has participated in the development of 3 graduate programs. Ottenbacher has received millions in national funding over the course of his career. Read articles by Ottenbacher.