Rania Karim, PT, DPT, GCS
- Assistant Professor
- Physical Therapy
Dr. Rania Karim is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Dr. Karim received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She has conducted a research stream focused on telerehabilitation, interprofessional education (IPE), and substance use disorders.
Dr. Karim is a Board-Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy and her clinical practice areas have included, home health, skilled nursing facilities. She is also actively engaged in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Academy of Geriatrics. 2018, was awarded the APTA’s Emerging Leader Award.
Dr. Karim has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Karim's publications in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Karim regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
The Validity of Virtually Obtained Functional Outcomes in Older Adults: A Pilot Study at Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association.
Evidence-Based Clinical Applications of Telehealth Outcome Measures: Translation of Research to Practice at Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association.
Timed-up and Go in Telehealth: Is it Feasible in Older Adults? at Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association.
Substance Use Disorder Education in Physical Therapy Curriculum at Combined Sections Meeting, American Physical Therapy Association.
The purpose of the APTA Emerging Leader Award is to identify and honor one physical therapist or physical therapist assistant "emerging leader" from each APTA component, a person who has demonstrated extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career.
World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress