Brendan Dougherty, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy

Brendan Dougherty

Contact Info

Office Phone (612) 624-7466

Office Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
311 Children's Rehab Ctr
426 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Division of Physical Therapy
MMC 388
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, Biomedical Science- Neuroscience, University of Florida, 2011

BS, Physical Therapy, Maryville University of St. Louis, 2000


Awards & Recognition

  • Helen May Bradley Alumni Achievement Award, Maryville University of St. Louis, 2014
  • Craig H. Neilsen Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Research, 2013-2015
  • Bryan Robinson Neuroscience Endowment Doctoral Research Grant, 2010
  • University of Florida Medical Guild Research Incentive Award, 2008

Professional Associations

  • American Physiological Society
    • Central Nervous System Section 
  • American Physical Therapy Association 
    • Research Section 
    • Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (formerly - Neurology Section)


Academic Interests and Focus

As an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, Dr. Brendan Dougherty is active in training students and serves on the Admissions Committee and New Faculty Search Committee.