Shweta Gore, PT, PhD, DPT, GCS completed a bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from MGM Medical College, India and a Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) with specialization in acute care and cardiovascular and pulmonary physiotherapy from Manipal University, India. She completed a post professional DPT and a PhD in physical therapy from University of Michigan-Flint. Dr. Gore is a Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy (GCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).

She has more than 10 years of clinical experience in the area of cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy and geriatrics. Her research focuses on the measurement of physical activity, its relationship with health outcomes, and implementation of activity and mobility in individuals with chronic cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions and associated multimorbidity using complex survey data and electronic health records.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, MGM Medical College-Devi Ahilya University, India
  • Master of Physiotherapy (MPT), Manipal University, India
  • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of Michigan-Flint
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Michigan-Flint 

Activity and Mobility in individuals with chronic cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions and associated multimorbidity

Dr. Gore has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Gore's publications on Google Scholar or in her CV. 

Associations Between Cognitive Function, Balance, and Gait Speed in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with COPD.

Determinants of Acute Care Discharge in Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 

Validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in older adults with COPD.

Use of AM-PAC “6-Click” Scores to Predict Discharge Location Post-hospitalization in Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: A Retrospective Study. 

Reliability and validity of accelerometers in older adults with COPD: A systematic review. 


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In addition, Dr. Gore regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.

Dosing Matters: Prescribing Exercise to Maximize Clinical Benefit. Educational Session to be presented at the Combined Sections Meeting at Cardiopulmonary Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Building Capacity for Learning Health Systems Research in Rehabilitation at Symposium to be presented at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Congress (ACRM).

Aerobic Exercise in the Home, Work and Community: Strategies to Overcome Barriers at Combined Sessions Meeting (CSM).

Item Analysis of Functional Measure Indicators in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey at Combined Sessions Meeting (CSM).

Cardiovascular Physical Therapy in the Home Setting: Are We Doing Enough? at Combined Sessions Meeting (CSM).

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Awards and Honors

Academy of Physical Therapy Education (ACAPT) Innovation in Teaching Award, 2022

The Innovation Award honors a physical therapist who has shown innovation in delivery of educational content that has made a significant impact in learning opportunities for students.

New Investigator Award, 2021

The purpose of this award is to honor an MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) faculty member who has achieved distinction in the early stages of a research career by developing a program of research that is recognized for 1) creating new knowledge that significantly impacts the scientific basis of his or her field of practice, and 2) advancing the research mission of the IHP.