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Research-Intensive Programs in Physical Therapy

Research-Intensive Programs in Physical Therapy (RIPPT) is a consortium within ACAPT whose purpose is to promote academic excellence by strengthening the community of research-intensive physical therapy programs in the Academic Council.

  • Promote the importance of organized research to contribute to improved health care and excellence in physical therapy education.
  • Establish a forum for research-intensive programs to share strategies for organizing, building, and supporting their research enterprises.
  • Develop an exchange that will promote research collaborations across institutions.
  • Serve as a resource for programs that are attempting to develop into research-intensive programs.
  • Develop a set of accepted benchmarks of research activity

Meetings are held at CSM and ELC.

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Gretchen B. Salsich,

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William McGehee,

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