Research & 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. The role of the physical therapist in referral for imaging: the history, methods, barriers, myths and proposed policy. Accepted by JOSPT for publication in summer 2011.
Elliott, J., Gorman, I. (2009). Coincidental Findings of a Vertebral Hemangioma on Magnetic Resonance Imaging. JOSPT, 39(2), 149.
Deshpande, A. D., Dodson, E. A. , Gorman, I., & Brownson, R. C.(2008) Physical activity and diabetes: opportunities for prevention through policy. Physical Therapy, 88: 1425-1435.
Scherer, S., Gorman, I., & Goodman, C. (2008). Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction. In Catherine Goodman (Ed.) Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist. Elsevier.
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.
"Health Reform and the APTA" Colorado Physical Therapist network annual meeting. November 12, 2011.
"The Built Environment and Health: application to childhood obesity". PBHL 2000, University of Colorado Denver, Program in Public Health. Oct 31, 2011.
"Health Care in the USA with International Comparisons". Presentation to visiting Japanese students from Teikyo University at Regis University. Oct 6 and Oct 21, 2011.
Tschoepe, B., Christenson, M. (there), Gorman, I. (June 10, 2011) Old is New: Embracing the Role of the Physical Therapist with Older Adults, American Physical Therapy Association, Annual Conference and Expo, National Harbor, DC.
"Childhood Obesity: Intervention at the Individual or Ecological level? How do we improve compliance and sustainability? Presentation to the Family Practice Medical Residents., University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, AF Williams Clinic. March 3, 2011.
"2040 Partners for Health Childhood Obesity Study Report of Findings". 2040 Health Summit. Denver, CO, Johnson and Wales University. February 5, 2011
"Childhood Obesity: Intervention at the Individual or Ecological level?" Presentation to the Family Practice Medical Residents., University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, AF Williams Clinic. March 4, 2010.
Gorman, I., Birkenstock, S., Lorenzi, K., Price, G. Examination of the association between a child's health behavior and home environment and HR, BMI, flexibility and strength measures of 2nd and 3rd graders. Poster presentation at APTA CSM 2010, San Diego, CA. Feb 20, 2010.
"APTA Vision 2020". Presentation to the CSU pre PT club. Colorado State University. January 26, 2010.
Phibbs, SL, Main, DS, Gorman, I. Child's Play: Community Solutions for Increasing Youth Physical Activity in Distinct Safety Contexts. Poster presentation at Healthy Kids, Healthy Nation, RWJ Foundation Center to prevent Childhood Obesity Grantees Conference. Atlanta, GA. November 17-19, 2009.
"Health Care Policy and APTA". Boulder Community Hospital, Department of Rehab Services Grand Round s. Boulder, CO. March 6, 2009.
"Using GIS to Assess Factors Influencing Children/youth's Physical Activity" Colorado Health GIS User Group, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, December 4, 2008.
Guest Lecturer-"Health Care Systems and Proposals for Health Reform, National and Colorado models" in IPHY 4010: Perspectives in Health and Medicine at University of Colorado at Boulder. September 17, 2008.
Guest Lecturer-"Health Care Systems and Proposals for Health Reform, National and Colorado models" in IPHY 4010: Perspectives in Health and Medicine at University of Colorado at Boulder. February 19, 2008.