COLBY R HANSEN portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Physical Med & Rehab - Oper
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Research Keywords

  • Brain Concussion
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Balance Assessment for Concussion
  • Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Return to Play

Presentations

  • "I Bonked My Head, Latest in Concussion Care" Presented at the 44th annual "Common Problems in Pediatrics" conference at Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2022.
  • "Increasing Effectiveness in Youth Concussion Prevention Through Tailored Educational Curriculums". Presented at the 25th Annual Critical Issues Facing Children and Adolescents, Brain Injury Track. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Pediatric Sports Medicine - Concussion Management in Children with and Without Disabilities." Presented at the AAPM&R 2021 Annual Assembly. Virtual Meeting. , Presented, 2021.
  • "Phantom Limb Pain" Amputee Support Group hosted by the University of Utah Rehab Center, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2021.
  • "Pediatric TBI: What Educators Need to Know". Presented at the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah Family and Professionals Conference on Brain Injury. Salt Lake City, UT. , Accepted, 2020.
  • "Excessive Sweating: Can We Tackle This Problem?" Presented at the Amputee Coalition 2020 National Conference, Virtual Meeting. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Residual Limb Hyperhidrosis” Amputee Support Group hosted by the University of Utah Rehab Center, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2020.
  • "Concussion in Children: Emergency Management". Intermountain Healthcare and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, Primary Children’s Acute Care RSS, South Jordan, UT. , , 2019.
  • “Residual Limb Hyperhidrosis” Amputee Support Group hosted by the University of Utah Rehab Center, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2019.
  • "Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Outpatient Monitoring and Management and Long Term Considerations". Pediatric TBI Symposium sponsored by the Pediatric Trauma Program at Providence Alaska Medical Center. Anchorage, AK. , , 2018.
  • "Outcomes of Children with Mild vs Complicated Mild TBI". Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • "Descriptive Cohort Study of Children Sustaining Mild or Complicated Mild TBI". American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Denver, CO. , , 2017.
  • "A Concussion Discussion: What You Should Know as a Coach, Parent, or Healthcare Professional", Utah Dental Association Convention 2017. , , 2017.
  • "Outcomes in Children with Mild TBI versus Complicated Mild TBI" given at Trauma Research and Education, Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • "Post Concussions: From a Long-Term Rehab Perspective" given at Issues in Pediatric Care Sponsored by Pediatric Education Services, Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • "Update on Concussion Education Initiative". UHSAA Athletic Director's Meeting, Richfield, UT. , , 2016.
  • "Update on Concussion Education Initiative". UHSAA Athletic Director's Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • "Phantom Limb Pain" Amputee Support Group hosted by the University of Utah Rehab Center, Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2015.
  • "Practical Issues in Calculating Sample Size for Ordinal Data with Repeated Measures". Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association Conference: Making Better Decisions, Seattle, WA. , , 2015.
  • "Concussion: Heads Up" presented at Family Support Services Learning Forums 2015 at Primary Children's Hospital Auditorium, Intermountain Healthcare. , , 2015.
  • "False Negative TcMEPs Observed Across Two Separate Cervical Spine Procedures with Accompanying Paralysis" presentation at American Society of Neurophysiologic Monitoring Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il. , , 2015.
  • "Concussion Assessment and Management". Intermountain Medical Center, Intermountain Pediatrics Group at IMC, Murray UT. , , 2014.
  • "Head Injuries and Accomodations in the School Setting" given to Utah School Nurse Association, Utah County Health Department, Provo Utah. , , 2012.
  • "Returning to Play After Concussion" given at 9th Annual Utah Trauma Network 2012, University Guest House, University of Utah. , , 2012.
  • "Concussions - What you need to understand" presented at 32nd Annual Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) State Conference, St. George, Utah. , , 2012.
  • "BESS Evaluation in Sports Concussion" given at PM&R Update in Park City, UT. , , 2012.
  • "Concussion assessment and management". St. Marks Group, Wasatch Pediatrics. , , 2012.
  • "Concussion Assessment and Management". Cottonwood and Draper Medical Groups, Wasatch Pediatrics. , , 2011.
  • "Head Trauma Update" Utah Chapter of The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, 14th Annual Pediatric Conference at Shriners Hospital for Children, Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2010.
  • "Concussion." Utah Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 32nd Annual Common Problems in Pediatrics at Westminister College, Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2010.
  • "Evaluation and Management of Mild TBI: Cutting Edge Information About Concussions" Utah Association for Justice "Brain Injury Conference", Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2010.
  • Sports Medicine Synposium, College of Health, Exercise and Sports Science. Department Athletic Training Education Program, 3 hour course taught to 50 undergraduate, graduate students and athletic trainers. , , 2010.
  • "Prolonged, Severe Intrathecal Baclofen Withdrawal Syndrome: A Case Report" Oral presentation at 2nd annual Swenson Day, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2007.
  • "Osteoporosis on the Rehabilitation Unit". Presentation at 23rd Annual Update in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Park City, UT. , , 2007.
  • Hansen C., Weber E., Jacklin E., “Tips to Optimize Life with Limb Difference, Focus on Hyperhidrosis” Presented at the Limb Preservation Foundation Symposium event Advancing Patient Possibilities: Physician and Patient Perspectives on Limb Loss and Limb Differences. Denver, CO. , Presented, 2022.
  • Cheney CW, Duncan DC, Kendall RW, Hansen C, Sperry BP, Burnham TM, Conger A, McCormick ZL. Neuroma Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Refractory Phantom and Residual Limb Pain; A Feasibility Study. Poster session presented at the 2021 Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster, Accepted, 2021.
  • Christiansen JD, Cushman D, Hansen C, Brown B. Neuromuscular ultrasound to identify metastatic disease in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after an atypical EMG: a case report. Poster session presented at Cancer Rehabilitation Symposium 2019: Shifting Paradigms in Cancer Rehabilitation, Houston, TX. Poster, Presented, 2019.
  • Hansen C, Gardner J, Teramoto M. Sports Participation in Children with Mild and Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster session presented at Federal Interagency Conference on TBI, Washington D.C. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Tate Q, Hansen C, Teramoto M. Evaluation of an Interactive Online Concussion Education Course. Poster session presented at the 2018 AAP National Conference, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Lee V, Hansen C, Bushman T, Teramoto M, Cushman D. Gabapentin and Tricyclics in the Treatment of Post-Concussive Symptoms. Poster session presented at the 2018 AAP National Conference, Orlando, FL. Poster, , 2018.
  • Gardner J, Teramoto M, Hansen C. Validity of 10-Point Scale for Recovery in Mild and Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster session presented at the 2018 AAP National Conference, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Hansen C, Battikha M, Hunt M, Peck C, Pautler M, Teramoto M. Descriptive Cohort Study of Children Sustaining Mild or Complicated Mild TBI. Poster session presented at the 2017 AAPM&R Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Borowski L, Teramoto M, Hansen C, Hendrick J, Bushman T, Cushman D. Gabapentin and Tricyclics in the Treatment of Post-Concussive Symptoms. Poster session presented at the 2017 AMSSM 26th Annual Meeting Research Oral Poster Presentations, San Diego, CA. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Cummings K, Hansen C, Teramoto M, Cushman D. Comparison of Complicated and Uncomplicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children Seen in an Outpatient Clinic. Poster presented at the 2017 AAP National Conference, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Hansen C, Battikha M, Gardner J, Peck C, Pautler M, Teramoto M. Factors Associated with Recovery in Children with Mild or Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster presented at the 2017 AAP National Conference, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Ortiz M, Lee V, Hansen C, Oki A, Green M. Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Overdose in Setting of Increase in Altitude. Poster presented at the 2017 AAP National Conference, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Wayment B, Wagner B, Godfrey B, Hansen C. Iodine Starch Test for Evaluation of Hyperhidrosis in Amputees. Poster session presented at the 2016 AAPM&R Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen BT, Hansen CR. Concussions Presenting with Conversion Disorder: A Case Series. Poster session presented at the 2016 AAP National Conference, San Francisco, CA. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Hansen C, Crookston C, Sweney M. False Negative TcMEPs Observed Across Two Separate Cervical Spine Procedures with Accompanying Paralysis. Poster session presented at ASNM Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Wixom J, McFadden M, Godfrey B, Hansen C.. “Hyperhidrosis in amputee populations: self-reported incidence, and impact on prosthetic fit and function”. Poster session presented at AAPM&R 2012 Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Poster, Presented, 2012.
  • Hansen C, Durian L, Peloso P. Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management, Post Rheumatologist Visit. Poster session presented at the 2003 Canadian Pain Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2003.
  • Hansen C, Durian L, Peloso P. Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management, Post Rheumatologist Visit. Poster session presented at 34th Annual University of Iowa Medical Student Research Day, Iowa City, IA. Poster, Presented, 2002.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Lightweight Powered Knee-Ankle Prosthesis for Community Ambulation. PI: - 2025. Total project budget to date:
  • Changing Concussion in Kids: Using Big-data to Guide Community Education Programs on Prevention of Pediatric Brain Injury. PI: - 2021. Total project budget to date:
  • Effect of Glycopyrronium Cloths on Amputation Site Hyperhidrosis and Prosthetic Fit and Function. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Elucidating Brainstem Contributions to Visceral and Somatic Motor Dysfunction after mTBI. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Falls and mTBI in Older Adults. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Lightweight Powered Prosthesis for Above-knee Amputees. PI: - 2024. Total project budget to date:
  • Hyperhidrosis of the Residual Limb in Patients with Amputations: Developing a Treatment Approach. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • SCH: INT: Active Smart Helmet for Prevention of Traumatic Brain Injury. PI: Co-PI(s): Brittany Coats, Andrew Merryweather, Mark Andrew Minor, David Alan Schurig, Neal Patwari. - 2022. Total project budget to date:

Languages

  • English, Fluent.
  • French, Functional.

Publications

  • Lider JE, Hansen C, Kuo K, Hunter B, Obayashi M. (date unknown). Novice Versus Expert Rater Reliability of the Balance Error Scoring System in Children Between the Ages of 5 and 14. Presented at the AAPM&R Annual Assembly 2020, Virtual Conference. Accepted, .
  • Gardner J, Teramoto M, Hansen C (date unknown). Sports Participation and Return to Play in Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. (pp. S3). Vol. 10. Accepted, .
  • Christiansen J, Cushman D, Hansen C, Brown B (date unknown). Neuromuscular Ultrasound to Identify Metastatic Disease in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma After an Atypical EMG: A Case Report. Presented at the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress and Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. (pp. a203). Vol. 99. Accepted, .
  • Waller L, Teramoto M, Hansen C (date unknown). Relationship Between CT Head Findings and Long-Term Recovery in Children with Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Presented at the International Brain Injury Association’s 13th World Congress on Brain Injury. (pp. 104). Vol. 33. 13th World Congress on Brain Injury. Accepted, .
  • Gardner JE, Teramoto M, Hansen C (date unknown). Factors Associated With Degree and Length of Recovery in Children With Mild and Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Vol. 85, E842-E850. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Cushman D, Anderson N, Chen W, Cheng C, Hon SD, Hung M (date unknown). A Normative Dataset of the Balance Error Scoring System in Children Aged Between 5 and 14. Vol. 26, 497-501. Accepted, .
  • Hansen CR, Gooch JL, Such-Neibar T (date unknown). Prolonged, severe intrathecal baclofen withdrawal syndrome: a case report. Vol. 88, 1468-71. Accepted, .
  • Lannan FM, Powell J, Kim GM, Hansen CR, Pasquina PF, Smith DG (date unknown). Hyperhidrosis of the residual limb: a narrative review of the measurement and treatment of excess perspiration affecting individuals with amputation. Accepted, .
  • Mountan S, Duncan C, Hansen C (date unknown). Resolution of Prosthesis-Related Residual Limb Wounds Following Botulinum Toxin for Secondary Hyperhidrosis. (Epub ahead of print). Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Wayment B, Klein S, Godfrey B (date unknown). Iodine-Starch Test for Assessment of Hyperhidrosis in Amputees, Evaluation of Different Methods of Application. 1-5. Accepted, .
  • Webster J, Miknevich M A, Stevens P, Hansen C (date unknown). Lower Extremity Orthotic Management in Neurologic Rehabilitation. Vol. 21, 1-23. Accepted, .
  • Fino PC, Dibble LE, Wilde EA, Fino NF, Johnson P, Cortez MM, Hansen CR, van der Veen SM, Skop KM, Werner JK, Tate DF, Levin HS, Pugh MJV, Walker WC (date unknown). Sensory Phenotypes for Balance Dysfunction After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Accepted, .
  • Kuo KT, Hunter BC, Obayashi M, Lider J, Teramoto M, Cortez M, Hansen C (date unknown). Novice vs expert inter-rater reliability of the balance error scoring system in children between the ages of 5 and 14. Vol. 86, 13-16. Accepted, .
  • Hansen CR, Godfrey B (date unknown). Residual Limb Hyperhidrosis Managed by Botulinum Toxin Injections, Enhanced by the Iodine-Starch Test: A Case Report. Vol. 9, 415-418. Accepted, .
  • Cushman DM, Borowski L, Hansen C, Hendrick J, Bushman T, Teramoto M (date unknown). Gabapentin and Tricyclics in the Treatment of Post-Concussive Headache, a Retrospective Cohort Study. Vol. 59, 371-382. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Waller LC, Brady D, Teramoto M (date unknown). Relationship Between CT Head Findings and Long-term Recovery in Children with Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. 1-10. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Battikha M, Teramoto M (date unknown). Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury at a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center: Burden of Care and Imaging Findings. Vol. 90, 31-36. Accepted, .
  • Cushman D, Hendrick J, Teramoto M, Fogg B, Bradley S, Hansen C (date unknown). Reliability of the balance error scoring system in a population with protracted recovery from mild traumatic brain injury. Vol. 32, 569-574. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Cushman D, Chen W, Bounsanga J, Hung M (date unknown). Reliability Testing of the Balance Error Scoring System in Children Between the Ages of 5 and 14. Vol. 27, 64-68. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C, Godfrey B, Wixom J, McFadden M (date unknown). Incidence, severity, and impact of hyperhidrosis in people with lower-limb amputation. Vol. 52, 31-40. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C (date unknown). "A Doctor’s Take on the Condition in the Will Smith Movie “Concussion”on The Scope Health Sciences Radio. University of Utah Health Care. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C (date unknown). "What Does a Concussion Clinic Do?" on The Scope Health Sciences Radio. University of Utah Health Care. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C (date unknown). "Should I Let My Kids Play Contact Sports?" On the Scope Health Sciences Radio. University of Utah Health Care. Accepted, .
  • Hansen C (date unknown). What is a Concussion?. KSL.com. Accepted, .