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

  • Professor and Department Chair, Physical Therapy
  • Ryan Research Professor of Neuroscience
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Ellen McGough, PT, PhD is new to the University of Rhode Island as of June 2021. She has extensive experience in physical therapy clinical practice, education, and research from previous clinical and faculty positions at the University of Washington.

Dr. McGough conducts research that aims to improve physical performance and prevent mobility disability in adults with neurodegenerative disease and age-related impairments.