Laura McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD

Laura McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology

Affiliate Faculty of Biomedical Engineering

Research Profile

Research Interests


  • 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