Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention - Adam R. Kinney, PhD, OTR/L - MIRECC / CoE
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Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention - Adam R. Kinney, PhD, OTR/L

Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Updated: 5 March 2020

Biography

Adam R. Kinney, PhD, OTR/LAdam R. Kinney, PhD, OTR/L
Title: Polytrauma/TBI Postdoctoral Fellow
Contact:
720-723-4862
Adam.Kinney@va.gov
 
Biography: Dr. Adam Kinney is an occupational therapist who completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University in 2019. While pursuing his Ph.D. he collaborated with New Start for Student Veterans, a supported education program for student Veterans, to investigate factors influencing a range of clinical outcomes, including resilience, community reintegration, and academic performance. He joined the Rocky Mountain MIRECC as a Polytrauma/TBI Postdoctoral Fellow in 2019.
 
Dr. Kinney's primary research interests include investigating factors that influence the successful implementation of evidence-based treatment for Veterans with a history of mild traumatic brain injury. He is also interested in understanding how multi-level (e.g., person-, provider-, system-, or societal-level) determinants influence patterns of service delivery and positive outcomes among those with a history of traumatic brain injury.

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Recent Publications

Kinney, A. R., Graham, J. E., & Eakman, A. M. (in press). Participation is associated with wellbeing among community-based Veterans: An investigation of coping ability, meaningful activity, and social support as mediating mechanisms. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Kinney, A. R., Schmid, A.A., Henry, K. L., Coatsworth, J. D., & Eakman, A. M. (in press). Protective and health-related factors contributing to resilience among student Veterans: A classification approach. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Kinney, A. R., Graham, J. E., & Eakman, A. M. (in press). Supported education among student Veterans: Impact on self-advocacy skills and academic performance. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.

Kinney, A. R., Graham, J. E., & Eakman, A. M. (2019). Factors distinguishing veterans participating in supported education services from veterans on campus: Evidence supporting modifiable intervention targets. Advance online publication. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/prj0000399

Kinney, A. R., Schmid, A.A., Henry, K. L., Coatsworth, J. D., & Eakman, A. M. (2019). Combat exposure undermines student Veterans' achievement of a meaningful life through its association with health-related symptoms: A longitudinal study. Advance online publication. Journal of American College Health. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2019.1656637

Kinney, A. R., Schmid, A.A., Henry, K. L., Coatsworth, J. D., & Eakman, A. M. (2019). Protective factors that mitigate the indirect risk of combat exposure upon meaning in life: A longitudinal study of student Veterans. Advance online publication. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tra0000512

Kinney, A. R., Eakman, A. M., Lassell, B., & Wood, W. (2019). Equine-assisted interventions for veterans with service-related health conditions: A systematic mapping review. Military Medical Research, 6(28), 1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40779-019-0217-6

Eakman, A. M., Kinney, A. R., Schierl, M., & Henry, K. L. (2019). Academic Performance in Student Service Members/Veterans: Effects of Instructor Autonomy Support, Academic Self-Efficacy, and Academic Problems. Educational Psychology, 39(8), 1005-1026. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2019.1605048

Eakman, A. M., Kinney, A. R., & Reinhardt, R. (2019). Participation, meaningful activity, and social support among United States student service members/Veterans. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1539449219833351

Kinney, A. R., & Eakman, A. M. (2017). Measuring self-advocacy skills among student veterans with disabilities: Implications for success in postsecondary education. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 30(4), 343-358.

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