Professor Iversen's research interests include evaluating the efficacy and
effectiveness of non-pharmacologic interventions for persons with arthritis;
understanding behavioral and social factors influencing adherence to pharmacologic and
non-pharmacologic interventions in rheumatic conditions; and application of medical
simulation to team care. 



Predictors of the use of physical therapy services among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (with Ritu K. Chhabriya and Nancy Shadick), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2011)

Background. Although physical therapy is a proven and recommended intervention for managing rheumatoid arthritis (RA),...



Relationship of physical examination findings and self-reported symptom severity and physical function in patients with degenerative lumbar conditions (with Mark A. Lyle, Sarah Manes, Michael McGuinness, and Sarah Ziaei), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2005)

Background and Purpose. Limited data are available to assist clinicians in clinical decision making. The...



Predictors of exercise behavior in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 6 months following a visit with their rheumatologist (with Anne H. Fossel, Kelly Ayers, Allison Palmsten, Hai Wei Wang, and Lawren H. Daltroy), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2004)

Background and Purpose. When factors that influence exercise behavior are known, health care professionals can...



Examination findings and self-reported walking capacity in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (with Jeffrey N. Katz), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2001)

Background and Purpose. Spinal stenosis is a common, often disabling, condition resulting from compression of...



A controlled trial of an educational program to prevent low back injuries (with Lawren H. Daltroy, Martin G. Larson, Robert Lew, Elizabeth Wright, James Ryan, Craig Zwerling, Anne H. Fossel, and Matthew H. Liang), Bouvé Faculty Publications (1997)

Background: Low back injuries are common and costly, accounting for 15 to 25 percent of...