Presentations

Baker NA. The Feasibility of Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR) as a Treatment for Chronic Back Pain. 20 min online presentation. Dissemination of Research Results Open House, Tufts CTSI; 2023 Mar 29, Boston, MA.

Simmons T, Baker NA, Simonson A. VR Speaker Series – Volume I: Health & Medicine. 1 hr online panel. SMFA at Tufts; 2023 Mar 14, Boston, MA.

Baker NA. Into the metaverse: Virtual reality advances to treat pain. Invited Guest Speaker. McGill Experimental Surgery and Injury Repair and Recovery Seminar Series. 2022 Dec 13; McGill University Montreal Quebec (Virtual)

England B, Smith B, Michaud K, Baker NA, Barton J, Oatis C. ACR Guideline for Physical, Psychosocial, Mind-body, and Nutritional Interventions for Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Integrative Approach to Treatment. Podium Presentation. ACR Convergence 2022; 2022 Nov 13, Philadelphia, PA.

Baker NA. Into the metaverse: Virtual reality advances to treat pain. Podium Presentation. ACR Convergence, 2022 Nov 13; Philadelphia, PA.

Baker NA. Into the metaverse: Virtual reality advances to treat pain. Podium Presentation. ACR Convergence, 2022 Nov 13; Philadelphia, PA.

Sarkar T, Edwards R, Cornelius M, Baker NA. The feasibility and effectiveness of meditation virtual reality in reducing pain for older adults with knee osteoarthritis. Poster. Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy Annual Conference; 2021 Oct 25; Online.     

Sarkar T, Edwards R, Cornelius M, Baker NA. The feasibility and effectiveness of meditation virtual reality in reducing pain for older adults with knee osteoarthritis. 3-min talk. Tufts Graduate Student Symposium; 2022 Apr 20; Medford MA.  Won 3rd place

Fang Y, Baker NA, Dole J, Roll S. Evaluating the content and design of printable patient education handouts for carpal tunnel syndrome on the internet. 2021 OT Summit of Scholars, 2021 Jun 24; Remote

Driscoll M, Baird J, Baker NA. Virtual reality: Intervention for chronic pain management. Podium Presentation, 2020 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, 2020 Mar; Boston, MA

Chen Z, Baker NA. Effectiveness of eccentric strengthening in the treatment of lateral elbow tendinopathy: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Poster. Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand/European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy Congress; 2020 Jun; Basel Switzerland

Feller H, Baird J, Driscoll M, Baker NA. Virtual Reality: An Intervention Approach for Chronic Pain. Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference; 2019 Oct; Pittsburgh, PA

Driscoll M, Baker NA. Independent Healing: Behavioral activation for chronic pain. Poster. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, 2018 Apr 19; Salt Lake City, UT.

Baker NA, Driscoll M, Breuer P. Multidisciplinary chronic pain care: Evidence, intervention, collaboration. 3-hr Invited talk Annual Mini-Combined Sections Meeting of the Southwest District of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association; 2018 Mar 17; Pittsburgh, PA.

Ottenbacher K, Al Snih S, Baker NA. Answering clinically relevant questions using large datasets: Use of large datasets to inform clinical care in carpal tunnel syndrome. Peer-reviewed workshop. American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting; 2018 Oct 22; Chicago, IL.

Moehling KK, Rubinstein EN, Wollstein R, Gustafson NP, Baratz ME, Baker NA. Targeted lumbrical splinting and stretching versus standard treatment on functional outcomes in persons with mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome. Podium presentation. 2012 American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting; 2012 Jan 12; Las Vegas, NV.

Baker NA, Moehling KK, Rubinstein EN, Wollstein R, Gustafson NP, Baratz ME. A clinical trial of comparative effectiveness evaluating an intensive lumbrical splinting and stretching treatment on carpal tunnel symptoms and function.  Podium presentation. The American Occupational Therapy Associations 2012 Annual Conference; 2012 Apr 27; Indianapolis, IN.

Livengood H, Baker NA.  Exploration of the indicators for carpal tunnel release surgery: A secondary analysis. Podium presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association 2014 Annual Conference; 2014 Apr 4; Baltimore MD.

Baker NA. The association between arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome: National Health Interview Survey, 2010; Podium presentation. American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 15; Washington, DC.

Baker NA. Characteristics of people with work-related versus non-work related carpal tunnel syndrome: National Health Interview Survey, 2010 & 2015. Podium presentation. American College of Rheumatology/ Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting; 2017 Nov 8; San Diego, CA.

Roll SC, Hardison ME, Baker NA. Characterizing the occupational tasks of dental hygiene students to identify risks of developing musculoskeletal discomfort. Paper presentation. 7th Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, 2018; Kansas City, KS.

Goldblarr E, Fishman S, Baker NA, Thomas D, Kligler B. Current status of health professional education in pain management and the incorporation of nonpharmacological approaches.  Invited panel discussant. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop: The role of nonpharmacological approaches to pain management. 2018 Dec 4-5; Washington, DC.