Research and Scholarship
- Environmental influences on children's physical activity and obesity.
- Community based ecological study of household and neighborhood influences on children's physical activity levels.
- Importance of diagnostic imaging in physical therapy practice and entry level education.
Boyles, R., Gorman, I., Pinto, D., Ross, M. (2011) The role of the physical therapist in referral for imaging: the history, methods, barriers, myths and proposed policy. JOSPT, 41(11): 829-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2011.3556
Pechak, C., Black, J., Magnusson, D., Gorman, I. Love Global Health? Then Care About Policy! Educational Session American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Section Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Platform presentation with discussion. February 14-17, 2017.
Boyles, B., Gorman, I., Elliott, J., Hazle, C., Rodda, B. Imaging in Physical Therapy; From Classroom to Clinical Practice. Educational Session, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Section Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Platform presentation. February 14-17, 2017.
Shea L, England R, Nash J, Stratton J, Davis A, Gorman I, et al. Caring for a community: Serving the mind, body & spirit of a diverse community. Podium Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Denver, CO, November 2, 2016.
Gorman I, Shea L A, Nash J D. Caring for a community: Serving the mind, body & spirit of a diverse community. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo, Denver, CO. Platform and Poster presentation. November 1, 2016.
Green-Wilson, J., Gorman, I., Bezner, J. Developing Respectful, Collaborative Relationships for Women and Men in Leadership “CSM 2016” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Anaheim, CA, February 6, 2016.
Aragon, I., Carrillo, A., Quist, L., Roundy, P., Yu, J., Anemaet, W., Hammerich, A., Gorman, I. Factors correlated with Body Mass Index ( BMI) and Fitness measures of Elementary School Children in the Denver Metro Area, Denver, CO. August 2016.
R. Neiman, L. Amuchastegui, R. Bagrodia, S. Callahan, C. Jackson, S. Jaeschke, L. Youngelson, I. Gorman, W. Anemaet, A. Hammerich, Body mass index and physical fitness levels differ between private and public elementary schools in the Denver metro area. Denver, CO. April 2015.
Green-Wilson, J., Gorman, I., Norby, S, Richardson, J. Igniting Women and Men in Leadership: Overcoming Gender Bias in Physical Therapist Practice to Strengthen Collaboration. APTA 2015 PPS Annual Conference and Exposition. Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL CO. Nov 12, 2015.
Sandstrom, R, Gorman, I. Improving Access to Physical Therapy: Meeting the Needs of the Newly Insured. “CSM 2015” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN. February 6, 2015.
Gorman, I., Brown, K., White, K., Kolobe, T., O’Neil, M., Wrotniak, B. (2015) Obesity, Part 1: Research Agendas and Health Policy. 1) Overview of Childhood Obesity: Epidemiology. “CSM 2015” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN February 4, 2015.
Gorman, I., Brown, K., White, K., Kolobe, T., O’Neil, M., Wrotniak, B. (2015) Obesity, Part 1: Research Agendas and Health Policy. 2) Affordable Care Act: Implications for Childhood Obesity, “CSM 2015” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, IN February 4, 2015.
Gorman, I., Kuperstein, J., Health Policy 102:Fundamentals of Reimbursement Post ACA, “CSM 2014” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV, February 5, 2014.
Gorman, I. Exploring the Role of Physical therapy in the treatment and prevention of Childhood Obesity. Emory University School of Medicine, Division of PT Conference. “Epidemiology and Societal Impact of Childhood Obesity." Platform. October 12, 2013.
Gorman, I, Fearon, H., Dry Needling: Practice and Payment Issues. American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Policy and Payment Forum. Omaha, NE. Platform. September, 14-16, 2013.
Gorman, I. The Built Environment and Health: application to childhood obesity. CBHS 6610, University of Colorado Denver- Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Public Health. April 11, 2013.
Gorman, I. Noteboom, J., Testimony before The Colorado General Assembly, Joint Legislative Committee on Legal Services, in support of SB-13-079, Rules Review Bill. Rule 211of the Rules of the State Board of Physical Therapy regarding the use of dry needling, April 5, 2013.
DeRosa, C. ,Gorman, I., Anderson, M., Gunn, J. Developing leaders in physical therapy. 6th annual PPS Graham Sessions. Invited participation by the APTA Private Practice Section. Memphis, TN. Feb. 21-23, 2013
Gorman, I., Sandstorm, R., Ziegler, S. Health Care Reform and Professional Autonomy: The Good, The Bad and The Opportunities. APTA Combined Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA, January 2013.
Gilbert, M., Jarrett S., Scherer, S., Pennington, K., Fuller, S., Riccheti, C., Gorman, I., & Amador, T. (January 26, 2012) Embracing Complexity by Advancing the Value of Faculty Practice through Interprofessional Collaboration among a College for Health Professions, an Alternative High School for Students with Special Circumstances, and a Community Based Care Agency for Undeserved Populations, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Pre-Conference, Naples, FL.