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Dr. Anne Galgon Named Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at USciences

By Jenna Pizzi

Anne GalgonAnne Galgon, MPT, PhD, has been named associate professor of physical therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She comes to USciences with experience working with adult neurological disorders.

Dr. Galgon’s research focuses on physical therapy management of vestibular rehabilitation. She is a certified neurologic clinical specialist with advance training in vestibular rehabilitation. She gained clinical expertise in this specialty at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Moss Rehabilitation Hospital and several outpatient vestibular specialty practices.

Dr. Galgon previously held faculty positions in physical therapy at Neumann University and Temple University, where she taught courses in movement sciences, neurosciences, evidence based practice, and clinical management of neuromuscular and vestibular disorders.  She also serves as chair of the Vestibular Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy in the American Physical Therapy Association.

At USciences, Dr. Galgon will teach neuroscience and neuromuscular physical therapy while also mentoring students on their capstone research projects.

Dr. Galgon earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Hahnemann University and doctoral degree in movement sciences from Drexel University. The focus of her doctoral work was in motor learning within the postural control system.

Dr. Galgon is a long-time resident of Glenside, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Jim. They have three adult children James, Julia, and Amelia.

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