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Physical Therapists

Leslie Nelson, MPT, PT, OCS

Physical Therapist
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas, United States

Leslie Nelson is currently working as Assistant Professor in the department of physical therapy at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Her research interests include pediatric neuromuscular diseases and orthopaedic rehabilitation for adult and pediatric patients.

She obtained her undergraduate and university education from Texas A & M University College of Medicine followed by a graduate degree in physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical School.


Representative Publications:

Rasch analysis of clinical outcome measures in spinal muscular atrophy

The gross motor function measure is a valid and sensitive outcome measure for spinal muscular atrophy

Consensus statement on standard of care for congenital muscular dystrophies