Ellen McGough, P.T., Ph.D.
Dr. Ellen McGough is a physical therapist and UW assistant professor with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. McGough currently teaches therapeutic exercise and coordinates curriculum for the DPT program and the acute care physical therapy residency program.
Dr. McGough has clinical experience in the areas of musculoskeletal, neurological rehabilitation, acute care and geriatric physical therapy.
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.
Geriatrics, Neurodegenerative disease, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine