Shweta Gore, PhD, DPT, GCS, CLT

Shweta Gore
Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
(617) 643-6326
Office Location: 
Shouse - 416

Shweta Gore, PhD, DPT, GCS, CLT, is associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Gore earned her master's degree in Physiotherapy from Manipal University, India. She then completed a transitional DPT and a PhD in physical therapy from University of Michigan-Flint. She is a Board certified geriatric clinical specialist (GCS) by the American Board of physical therapy specialties, and a certified lymphedema therapist.

Dr. Gore's teaching interests are in the area of cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy. Her research interests are in the area of physical activity measurements in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

She is an active member of the APTA and is a member of the specialization academy of content experts for geriatrics. She has also served as an item writer of the National PT Exam (NPTE) by the FSBPT.

Research Interests

Physical activity assessments in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


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 


Gore S, Blackwood J, Guyette M, Alsalaheen B. Reliability and validity of accelerometers in older adults with COPD: A systematic review. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (in press)

Gore S., Sivakumar T. Effect of varying abdominal pressures on pulmonary function in lower tetraplegic patients. Indian Journal of physiotherapy and occupational therapy. 2011; 5(1): 119 -121.

Gore S., Maiya A., Shastri B.S. Comparison of manual hyperinflation using Mapleson- C and Laerdal Bag on lung compliance and hemodynamics in mechanically ventilated intubated adults. Asian Journal of clinical cardiology. 2011; 13 (12): 347- 355.

Gore S, Blackwood J. Impact of motor imagery on fear of fall in a 76 year old female – A case report: GeriNotes. Academy of Geriatric physical therapy. 2016; 23 (5):12 -15.

(See full CV for complete list of presentations and publications)

Curriculum Vitae