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IPTF board awards three $1000 research grants

We had a record number of applicants for the 2018 $1000 Research Grants. After careful review and a very successful #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign, the IPTF Board announces three recipients for the IPTF $1000 Research Grant.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 IPTF $1000 RESEARCH RECIPIENTS!

Dawn Drumm, PT
Use of a Tummy Time Intervention and Parent
Education in Infants Born Preterm: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Julie Schwertfeger, PT, DPT, MBA, CBIST
Community Coping Interventions for Stroke
Richard Severin,PT,DPT, CCS, PhD(c)
Respiratory Muscle Performance: A Predictor of Clinical Outcomes in Morbidly Obese Patients


It's not too early to think about applying for the 2019 IPTF $1000 Research Grant.

$1000 IPTF Research Application

Team rehab partners with the iptf to award $16,000 in student scholarships!

Don't miss your opportunity to receive a $2,000 scholarship! Applications are being accepted now. Applications must be submitted by January 20, 2019.

2018 IPTF/Team Rehab Scholarship Recipients

HANNAH BOOKER, SPT - Bradley University
JAMIE KILQUIST, SPTA - Southwestern Illinois College
MICHELLE KAZMIER, SPT - Northwestern University
CHELSEA ROOT, SPT - Rosalind Franklin University
TRACE McCLINTOCK, SPT - Governors State University
ADAM SIWIEC, SPT - University of Illinois at Chicago
ALEXANDER GOUGH, SPT - Midwestern University

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 RECIPIENTS!!

Application Details
12.11.2018 CHECK OUT THE NEW RESEARCH PARTICIPATION REQUESTS UNDER THE CURRENT RESEARCH PAGE!!
We have 2 programs still looking for participants.
CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT RESEARCH

11.6.18 IPTF Completes Implementing the NACDD Walk With Ease Program. 22 Clinics and Groups have completed the program or are looking to start in 2019. Many thanks to the clinics who helped to distribute 600 Walk With Ease Books and helped their patients walk into a HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE.

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RESEARCH GRANTS

Looking for research funding? The 2018 deadline is passed, but Click here and apply for the 2019 $1,000 IPTF research grant. Application deadline is September 15, 2019. Apply for an IPTF Research Grant

Our Mission

The Illinois Physical Therapy Foundation supports physical therapists’ unique position as human movement experts.

Our Vision

Revitalizing society through the use of physical therapists as human movement experts.

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