Online Evidence-Based Databases

Online Evidence-Based Databases APTA’s Open Door: Portal to Evidence-Based Practice The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recognizes that physical therapists must be able to easily access clinical research if they are to practice evidence-based physical therapy as they provide clinical services. Given the importance of evidence-based practice to the achievement of the APTA’s Vision Statement …

Evidence Based Practice SIG

Evidence Based Practice SIG Chair: Nathan Hellyer Vice Chair: Catherine Quatman-Yates Secretary: Denise Gobert Treasurer: Jena Ogston Nominating Committee: Amy Wagner Purpose The purpose of the EBP SIG is to provide a forum for clinicians, educators and researchers that promotes collaboration and innovation for informed application of research evidence in practice. Objectives The objectives of …

Researchers

Researchers Published Guidelines to Assist With Study Design and Research Add – Grant Opportunities Grant Writing Tips/Tutorials The NIH R01 Tool Kit http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2007_07_27/caredit.a0700106 QUOROM statement reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trialshttp://www.consort-statement.org/Evidence/evidence.html#quorom QUOROM statement checklist for quality reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials:http://www.consort-statement.org/ QUOROM.pdf STARD Initiative for complete and accurate reporting of studies on …

SOR Student Travel Awards

2019 SOR-sponsored Travel Grant Award Winners 2019 CSM Student Travel Grant Winners: Jane Oh, SPT, CSCS, USAW-1 – Columbia University I have been a member of the Section on Research since joining my research team at Columbia University. As a first year student, Dr. Rao, our professor in Evidence Based Practice, taught me how to …

Asst/Associate Professor PT, UNE Portland, ME

Position Type:                      Faculty Faculty Track:                     Tenure or Non-tenure Position Title:                       Asst./Associate Professor PT Employment Status:           Full Time Months:                                                 12 Campus:                               Portland  Job Description The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England http://www.une.edu/wchp/pt/) is currently inviting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is a …

President’s Message

Message from the President It is an honor to be President of APTA’s Section on Research. The Section on Research serves as a central hub for facilitating excellence in research generation, dissemination, implementation, and application in physical therapy. Our guiding principles are: Awareness, Collaboration, and Engagement, or ACE.  We promote Awareness of the value that …

Complete Listing of Officers, Committees and Appointments

Complete Listing of Officers, Committees, and Appointments PresidentGammon M. Earhart, PT, PhD President-ElectJulie Tilson, PT, DPT Vice PresidentLaura C. Schmitt, PT, PhD, MPT SecretaryTherese Johnston, PT, PhD, MBA TreasurerScott K. Stackhouse, PT, PhD Committees Abstract Review Committee (1 Chair and ≥3 members) Justin Beebe, PT, PhD (Chair)Joseph Zeni, PT, PhDMichael Tevald, PT, PhDYu-Ping Chen, PT, …

Awards

Awards APTA Section on Research Call for Award Nominations The Awards Committee of the Section on Research (SOR) is seeking nominations for SOR support for the following APTA national awards: • Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy• Eugene Michels New Investigator Award• Jules Rothstein Award• Helen J. Hislop Award Please send nominations by September …