Eugene Brusilovskiy, M.U.S.A.

Eugene Brusilovskiy is currently the Director of Data Analytics the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion. He also directs the Laboratory on Geography, Mobility and Disability at Temple University. Eugene holds a Masters Degree in Urban Spatial Analytics from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include the use of innovative technologies and analytical tools to examine the predictors of various psychosocial outcomes. He is currently co-PI on a study which uses structural equation modeling to gain a better understanding of the environmental and individual-level factors that may be associated with community participation of people with and without psychiatric disabilities. In addition, he is co-PI on two other NIDRR-funded grants which use Global Positioning Systems, Ecological Momentary Assessment and Accelerometry to measure, and discover the various factors that influence, community mobility and participation of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.


  1. Brusilovskiy, E., Townley G., Snethen G., and Salzer, M.S. Social Media Use, Community Participation, and Psychological Well-Being among Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses. Forthcoming in Computers in Human Behavior. Available online at
  1. Salzer, M.S., Salandra, N., O’Callaghan, C., Fulton, F., Rogers, J., Baletta, A., Pizziketti, K., and Brusilovskiy, E. Effectiveness of Peer-Delivered Center for Independent Living Supports for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Forthcoming in the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal.
  1. Brusilovskiy, E., Klein L., and Salzer, M.S. (2016). Measuring Community Participation: Using Global Positioning Systems to Study Health-Related Mobility and Participation. Social Science & Medicine, 161: 134-142. Available online at
  1. Burns-Lynch W., Brusilovskiy E., and Salzer M.S. An Empirical Study of the Relationship between Community Participation, Recovery and Quality of Life of Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses. Israel Journal of Psychiatry, 53(1): 46-55. Available online at
  1. Turcotte P.J., Mathew M., Shea, L.L., Brusilovskiy, E., and Nonnemacher S.L. Service Needs across the Lifespan for Individuals with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(7): 2480-2489. Available online at
  1. Tennille J., Solomon P., Mandell D., and Brusilovskiy E. (2016). Field Instructors Extending EBP Learning in Dyads (FIELD): Results of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Society for Social Work and Research, 7(1): 1-22. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Kottsieper P., and Brusilovskiy E. (2015). Intermethod reliability and factors affecting recall with the Temple University Community Participation Measure. Journal of Mental Health, 24(4): 189-195. Available online at
  1. Pfeiffer E., Moskowitz B., Paoletti A., Brusilovskiy E., Zylstra S.E., Murray T. (2015). Is the Test of Visual Motor Integration an Effective Outcome Measure for Handwriting Interventions? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(4). Available online at
  1. Farber R., Kern M., and Brusilovskiy E. (2015). Positive Psychological and Social Factors Benefiting Participation for Mothers with Multiple Sclerosis. Rehabilitation Psychology, 60(2): 169-178. Available online at
  1. Pfeiffer E., Rai G., Murray T., and Brusilovskiy E. (2015). Effectiveness of the Size Matters Handwriting Program. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 35(2): 110-119. Available online at
  1. Chang F., Coster W.J., Salzer M.S., Brusilovskiy E., Ni P., Jette A.M. (2015). A Multidimensional Measure of Participation for Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses. Disability and Rehabilitation, 16: 1-9. Available online at
  1. Pfeiffer E., Bauer J.G., Brusilovskiy E., and Salzer M.S. (2014). Sensory Processing, Participation and Recovery in Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37(4): 289-296. Available online at
  1. Kaplan K., Solomon P., Salzer M.S., and Brusilovskiy E. (2014). Assessing an Internet-Based Parenting Intervention for Mothers with a Serious Mental Illness: A Randomized-Controlled Trial. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37(3): 222-231. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Brusilovskiy E., Kottsieper P., and Prvu-Bettger J. (2014). Measuring Community Participation of Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities: Reliability of Two Modes of Data Collection. Rehabilitation Psychology, 59(2): 211-219. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., and Brusilovskiy E. (2014). Advancing Recovery Science: Reliability and Validity Properties of the Recovery Assessment Scale. Forthcoming in Psychiatric Services. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Darr N., Calhoun G., Boyer W., Loss R.E., Goessel J., Schwenk E., Brusilovskiy E. (2013). Benefits of Working as a Certified Peer Specialist: Results from a Statewide Survey. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(3): 219-221. Available online at
  1. Byrne T., Prvu-Bettger J., Brusilovskiy E., Salzer M., Wong Y.L.I., and Metraux S. (2013). Comparing Neighborhoods of Adults With Serious Mental Illness and of the General Population: Research Implications. Psychiatric Services. 64: 782-788. Available online at
  1. Brusilovskiy E., and Salzer M.S. (2012). A Study of Environmental Influences on the Well-Being of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities in Philadelphia, PA. Social Science and Medicine, 74(10): 1591-1601. Available online at
  1. Metraux S., Brusilovskiy E., Prvu-Bettger J., Wong Y.L.I, and Salzer M.S. (2012). Geographic access to and availability of community resources for persons diagnosed with severe mental illness in Philadelphia, USA. Health & Place, 18(3): 621-629. Available online at
  1. Kaplan K., Salzer M.S., and Brusilovskiy E. (2012) Community Participation as a Predictor of Recovery-Oriented Outcomes Among Emerging and Mature Adults with Mental Illnesses. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(3): 219-229. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Baron R., Brusilovskiy E., Lawer L., and Mandell D.S. (2011). Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults with Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services, 62(7): 796-800. Available online at
  1. Kaplan K., Solomon P.L.., Brusilovskiy E., Cousonis P., and Salzer M.S. (2011). Internet Peer Support for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Social Science and Medicine.  72(1): 54-62. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Schwenk E.B., and Brusilovskiy E. (2010). Certified Peer Specialist Roles and Activities: Results from a National Survey. Psychiatric Services, 61(5): 520-523. Available online at
  1. Salzer M.S., Palmer S., Kaplan K., Brusilovskiy E., Ten Have T.R., Hampshire M., Metz J., Coyne J. (2010). Randomized, Controlled Study of Internet Peer-to-Peer Interactions Among Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Journal of Psycho-Oncology, 19: 441-446. Available online at
  1. Lawer L., Brusilovskiy E., Salzer M.S., and Mandell D.S. (2009). Use of Vocational Rehabilitative Services Among Adults with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(3): 487-494. Available online at
  1. Brusilovskiy E., Mitstifer M., and Salzer M.S. (2009). Perceived Partner Adaptation and Psychosocial Outcomes for Newly Diagnosed Stage I and Stage II Breast Cancer Patients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 27(1): 42-58. Available online at