• iStock_000023085537_Full
  • iStock_000019022260_Full
  • iStock_000073656593_Full
  • iStock_000071466987_Full
  • iStock_000033210538_Full
  • iStock_000024732512_Full

Collaborative research through systematic reviews and meta-analysis (SRMA)

ACAPT's Research-Intensive Programs in Physical Therapy (RIPPT) promotes academic excellence by strengthening the community of research-intensive physical therapy programs in ACAPT. Individual members of ACAPT member institutions can join RIPPT for free

This month’s 60-minute webinar is hosted by a panel of three Physical Therapy faculty and a recent graduate who was mentored by two of the faculty to perform a SRMA, and has now gone on to become a faculty in a research-intensive university.

Learning objectives:  The participant will reflect and identify:

  • A process of setting up a SRMA program within their Department or College.
  • A strategy to identify synergistic interests between clinical and tenured/tenure-track faculty to establish a line of research that includes a SRMA program.
  • Mentorship of DPT students in engaging them in performing SRMA.


  • Kimberly Morelli, PT, DPT, MTC, Clinical Professor and DPT Program Director, Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University
  • Anjanette Nunez, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University
  • Gordon Warren, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University


  • Sujay Galen, PT, PhD, FHEA, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University

If you have any questions, contact events@acapt.org.

Check out the Center for Excellence in Academic Physical Therapy


ACAPT welcomes ideas & solutions to help meet the needs of DPT programs. Submit your suggestions for continuing education, professional development, guidelines, tools, best practices and more.

Center for Excellence in Physical Therapy Logo

Stay Informed & Up-To-Date with ACAPT