Kevin Michael Caves


Clinical Associate in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Technology and Design for People with Disabilities
Assistive Technology
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Rehabilitation Engineering
Computer Technology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Clinical Associate in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
  • Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 170 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-3540
  • Email Address:


  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1989
  • M.E. Duke University, 2003
  • B.S.M.E. University of Maryland, College Park, 1987

Courses Taught

  • BME 460L: Devices for People with Disabilities (DR)
  • BME 490L: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering Design (DR)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 590L: Special Topics with Lab
  • BME 790L: Advanced Topics with the Lab for Graduate Students in Biomedical Engineering
  • EGR 101L: Engineering Design and Communication
  • EGR 190: Special Topics in Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Asano, M; Tai, BC; Yeo, FY; Yen, SC; Tay, A; Ng, YS; De Silva, DA; Caves, K; Chew, E; Hoenig, H; Koh, GC, Home-based tele-rehabilitation presents comparable positive impact on self-reported functional outcomes as usual care: The Singapore Tele-technology Aided Rehabilitation in Stroke (STARS) randomised controlled trial., J Telemed Telecare, vol 27 no. 4 (2021), pp. 231-238 [10.1177/1357633X19868905] [abs].
  • Allen, KD; Woolson, S; Hoenig, HM; Bongiorni, D; Byrd, J; Caves, K; Hall, KS; Heiderscheit, B; Hodges, NJ; Huffman, KM; Morey, MC; Ramasunder, S; Severson, H; Van Houtven, C; Abbate, LM; Coffman, CJ, Stepped Exercise Program for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis : A Randomized Controlled Trial., Ann Intern Med, vol 174 no. 3 (2021), pp. 298-307 [10.7326/M20-4447] [abs].
  • Jarvis, LM; Peterson, MJ; Caves, KM, Development, Validity, and Reliability of a Novel Walking Speed Measurement Device: the GaitBox., Gait & Posture, vol 84 (2021), pp. 52-57 [10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.11.009] [abs].
  • Jarvis, L; Moninger, S; Pavon, J; Throckmorton, C; Caves, K, Accelerometer-Based Machine Learning Categorization of Body Position in Adult Populations., Comput Help People Spec Needs, vol 12377 (2020), pp. 242-249 [10.1007/978-3-030-58805-2_29] [abs].
  • Venkataraman, K; Amis, K; Landerman, LR; Caves, K; Koh, GC; Hoenig, H, Teleassessment of Gait and Gait Aids: Validity and Interrater Reliability., Phys Ther, vol 100 no. 4 (2020), pp. 708-717 [10.1093/ptj/pzaa005] [abs].