PhD (Human Development and Communication - Neuroscience)
University of Texas at Dallas
MS (Physical Therapy-Neurologic Rehabilitation),
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BS (Physical Therapy), Daemen College
Dr. Brown has been a practicing physical therapist since 1983, specializing in the area of adolescent and adult neurologic rehabilitation. Prior to coming to Belmont, Dr. Brown was on faculty at UT-Southwestern Medical Center, Ithaca College, and most recently at Vanderbilt University where she was also Physical Therapy Coordinator for Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute. She currently teaches in the area of neuroscience and adult neurologic rehabilitation. Her line of research is determining functional outcomes in seating and mobility in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Adult Seating and Mobility Clinic.
Dr. Brown is the Academic Residency Director for Neurologic Clinical Residency at Vanderbilt Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute and Belmont University. Dr. Brown has an interest in international medical service, having coordinated and participated in medical service trips to Bangladesh, Guatemala, Ghana and an upcoming trip to Haiti. Dr. Brown is a member of the APTA's sections on Education, Neurology, and Health Policy.