Ellen McGough, P.T., Ph.D.

Ellen McGough, P.T., Ph.D.

Dr. McGough currently teaches therapeutic exercise, seminar and research topics. She is also the didactic director of the acute care residency program.

Teaching

Dr. McGough currently teaches therapeutic exercise and coordinates curriculum for the DPT program and the acute care physical therapy residency program.

Clinical Interests

Dr. McGough has clinical experience in the areas of musculoskeletal, neurological rehabilitation, acute care and geriatric physical therapy.

Research Interests

Dr. McGough studies functional markers of disability and the effects of exercise in individuals with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. She uses motion analysis technology, performance-based assessment and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify early motor and non-motor impairments. Her research also investigates innovative community-based exercise interventions aimed at reducing functional decline secondary to age related and neurodegenerative disease processes.

Languages

English

Expertise

Geriatrics, Neurodegenerative disease, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine

Contact

emcg@uw.edu



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