Laura McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology

314-273-8432 | laura.mcpherson@wustl.edu

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Research Interests

  • Neural control of movement
  • Neurological injury and neurorehabiliation
  • Systems Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Lab

Education

  • BE, Vanderbilt University, 2006
  • DPT, Northwestern University, 2012
  • PhD, Northwestern University, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2014 -2015

Professional Activities

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • APTA; Academy of Neurology, Academy of Physical Therapy Education, Section on Research
  • APTA Academy of Physical Therapy Education Research Committee
  • International Motoneuron Society