IPTF $1,000 RESEARCH GRANT

2019 grant applications are closed. 

however, it's not too early to START PLANNING YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT for next year! GET READY TO APPLY FOR THE 2020 IPTF $1000 RESEARCH 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 Legacy Walk, Day of Giving, the Fox College Student Challenge, and other fundraising efforts. 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, 2020

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

Once this research is compete, a summary will be available.

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