Laurie King, Ph.D., PT, M.C.R.

  • Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Balance Disorders Laboratory


Associate Professor
Department of Neurology

Dr. Laurie King studies the clinical implementation of emerging practices and technology for improving assessment and rehabilitation in patients with neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury. She is dedicated to the translation of scientific findings to both the community and to clinicians who treat patients with neurologic disorders and frequently teaches courses and provides lectures to both patient groups and health care providers who treat patients with mobility deficits.

Grants (Current)

Department of Defense: Assessment and Rehabilitation of Central Sensory Impairments for Balance in mTBI (2015-2019) Department of Defense: Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™) 4.0 device for cranial nerve noninvasive neuromodulation (CN-NINM) training in subjects with a chronic balance deficit due to mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury(TBI) (2015-2016) NIH under Award Number (R21HD080398): Objective and portable balance and gait measures to document recovery after concussion (2014-2016) Veterans Affairs RR&D: Frontal Cortex and Gait Freezing in Parkinson’s Disease: Rehabilitation Impact Source: VA RR&D (2014-2017) NIH, National Institute of Aging: Peripheral and Central Postural Disorders in the Elderly (1989-2019)

PubMed Listing


  • B.S., 1990, University of Oregon
  • M.S., 1992, Mayo Clinic
  • Ph.D., 2001, Medical College of Virginia



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