Washington University in St. Louis
Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science
- Research Interests
- shoulder, biomechanics, muscle neurophysiology, ultrasound
- Curriculum Vitae
- Home Country
- English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi
Dr. Kshamata Shah, PT, PhD is an Associate Professor and Director: Post-Professional Programs in the Department of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University, Pennsylvania, USA. She received her Bachelors in Physical Therapy from Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy in Mumbai, India in 2008. She received her PhD in Movement Science from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014. She completed her post-doctoral training at Arcadia University with Dr. Phil McClure and joined as faculty at Arcadia in 2016. Her doctoral and postdoctoral work has focused on examining upper extremity impairments in people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and shoulder rotator cuff disorders. Her clinical work has focused on management of orthopedic conditions. Dr. Shah collaborates on a multi-site grant focused on examining the effects of pain and exercise on muscle neurophysiology in patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy and funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, a division of the NIH. She has also received funding from the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy for several studies. Her overarching research goal is to examine the mechanisms and predictors driving a patient’s recovery in those with rotator cuff diseases and metabolic disorders.
In her role as Director: Post-Professional Programs at Arcadia University, she leads the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program for foreign-trained therapists, and oversees the Residency Programs and Healthcare Management Certificate.
- Shah Joins the Department of Physical Therapy, Conducts Research for National Institutes of Health Funded Project
- Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research
- Arcadia’s Shoulder Research Center Seeks Study Participants
- Dr. Shah Accepted to Selective Grant Mentoring Program
- PT Hosts Symposium on Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation