Leslie Allison

P.T., Ph.D.

Leslie Allison, P.T., Ph.D., Assistant Professor Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University. Dr. Leslie Allison received a BS in Physical Therapy in 1979 from the University of Pennsylvania, a MS in Motor Control and Learning in 1997 from Oregon State University, and a PhD in Human Movement Science from the University of Maryland in 2006.

Dr. Allison has worked clinically in neurologic physical therapy primarily, with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of postural control disorders. Her research focus is multi-sensory integration, imbalance, and falls in the elderly. She is co-author of a chapter on balance disorders in the book Neurologic Rehabilitation and a chapter on multisensory integration in the elderly in the The Handbook of Multisensory Integration.