• Research Initiatives

    As one of the largest pediatric therapy programs in the nation, the Divisions of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation (OT / PT / TR) have the capacity to contribute substantially to evidence-based practice initiatives and professional practice research agendas.

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    By the Numbers

    Our staff members were actively involved in research initiatives throughout FY 2015.

    Research Participation

    • 63 staff members involved in IRB approved research studies
    • 25 staff members listed as PI on an IRB approved research study
    • 15 staff members published an article in a peer reviewed publication

    OT / PT / TR Staff Presentations

    • Over 150 professional presentations!!
      • International: 33
      • National: 84
      • Regional: 17
      • Local: 18

    Grant Funding Sources

    • NIH
    • Ohio Physical Therapy Association
    • APTA Section on Pediatrics
    • Pedal with Pete Foundation
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Internal Grants (PS2, Quality Scholars, Place Outcome Research Award)

    OT / PT / TR Publications
    Download a list of recent publications (PDF)

    • Young man in Physical Therapy
      A patient walks across the pedobarography platform which measures the distribution of pressure.
    • Research Faculty

      Learn more about the faculty who comprise the Divisions of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation.

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