Lisa Barton Diller, PT, MMSc

Title: Teaching Associate
Division: Physical Therapy

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Lisa Barton Diller is a physical therapist and teaching associate in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She works as a physical therapist in private practice serving patients with residual impairments related to neurologic diagnoses. Her clinical interests include working with patients with neurologic and musculoskeletal impairments across the life span and helping them meet their changing needs. She has worked with a variety of patient diagnoses in acute, rehab, sub-acute, home health, outpatient, and transitional living settings. Diller has a bachelor's in physical therapy from Texas Women’s University and a Master of Medical Science in neuroscience physical therapy from Emory University.

Education and Training

  • Texas Woman's University, BS Biological Sciences, Certificate Physical Therapy, 1982
  • Emory University, MMSc Neuroscience Physical Therapy, 1986

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical evaluation and treatment of individuals with neurological diagnoses.

Teaching Interests

Her teaching responsibilities are in the neurological track and therapeutic exercise course of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

Research Interests

  • Neurological Rehabilitation across the lifespan.


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