IPTF $1,000 RESEARCH GRANT

congratulations to our 2020 $1000 Grant recipients!

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Kate Enzler, PT, DPT, NCS, CLT-Lana & Alyssa Jones, PT, DPT, NCS Received this grant for their research project:  

Comparison of two high-intensity gait training interventions on contraversive pushing behaviors in individuals poststroke

Applications are being accepted now for the 2021 Grant.  
 BE A PROUD ILLINOIS PHYSICAL THERAPIST RESEARCHER!
Check out the New Application

Are you looking for funding to begin or complete a research project? The IPTF has established $1000 research grants that are funded through our  Day of Giving on August 16, the anniversary when we gained Direct Access in Illinois.  We invite you to apply for funding by completing the new, consolidated application. Submit your proposal for funding to IPTF c/o Linda Griffith, Operations & Special Programs Manager, via email at lgriffith@ipta.org and ipta@ipta.org

New researchers, clinicians pursuing research, students, and academic collaborations with little or no past funding are given highest priority for this grant. If you would like to be mentored and have someone review  your application before submission, please let Linda Griffith know. We are here to help you through the entire application process.

A  PDF copy of the complete application should be sent via email to Linda Griffith at lgriffith@ipta.org and to ipta@ipta.org.

 Questions, call 630.904.0101.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

2019 Grant recipients

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Dr. Christian Evans, pt, phd receives this grant for his research project:  patterns and sources for contamination and effectiveness of cleaning in an outpatient physical therapy clinic
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Dr. Laura Rice, PT, phd, mpt, atp receives this grant for her research project:  prediction of falls using clinical balance measures among non-ambulatory individuals with spinal cord injury:  a prospective cohort study

2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS!

 Dawn Drumm, PT

Use of a Tummy Time Intervention and Parent Education in Infants Born Preterm:  A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Julie Schwertfeger, PT, DPT, MBA, CBIST

Community Coping Interventions for Stroke

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Richard Severin, PT, DPT, CCS, PhD(c)

Respiratory Muscle Performance: A Predictor of Clinical Outcomes in Morbidly Obese Patients

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2017 Grant Recipients!

Christian Evans, PT, PhD
Potential Sources of Infection in a Physical Therapy Outpatient Clinic: Implications for Patient & Provider Safety

 
 

Breanna Reynolds, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
Thrust Joint Manipulation to the Cervical Spine in Patients with a Primary Complaint of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD): A Randomized Clincal Trial

Research Summary

2016 gRANT recipients!

Prisca M. Collins, PT, PhD;
William E. Healey, PT, EdD, GCS;
Gail M. Huber, PT, PhD

Outpatient Physical Therapy Presence & Access in Medically Underserved Chicago Communities