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Katherine Smulligan, PT

University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program
Kate Smulligan is a Ph.D. student with a research interest in sports concussion. She is particularly interested in the interplay between the cervical spine and the vestibular and oculomotor systems, and how that impacts persistent symptoms following concussion. Kate began her career as a physical therapist specializing in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, and she brings her clinical expertise in this area to further the understanding of optimal assessment, treatment, and prevention of concussion.