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Darcy S. Reisman

Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy Department

305 McKinly Lab

Research Interests

Investigation of the movement deficits of persons with neurologic injury and the study of treatment interventions aimed at addressing those deficits. In addition, studying basic movement coordination and the neurophysiologic and biomechanical processes underlying this coordination.


  • 2003-2005 Kennedy Krieger Institute / Johns Hopkins School of Medicine – Post-Doc Research Training; Mentor: Amy Bastian, PhD, PT
  • 1983 Externship in Neurosurgery, St. Joseph's Hospital, Providence, RI. Summer clinical externship program assigned to a neurosurgical team.
  • 1982 University of Maryland at College Park -- M.A. Degree Concentrations: Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology
  • 1980 Boston University -- B.S. Degree Human Movement Studies
  • 1976 United States Naval Academy – Midshipman Honorable discharge


  • Recipient (awarded to Roos, KesarT, Rudolph, Reisman); Post-professional Student Award, 2008
  • Nominee; Eugene Michels New Investigator Award, American Physical Therapy Asociation, 2008-2009
  • Nominee; Margaret L Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member, 2007
  • Graduation Speaker; University of Delaware Department of Physical Therapy, January, 2006
  • Recipient; University of Delaware Competitive Fellowship, Academic year 2002-2003
  • Recipient; University of Delaware Competitive Fellowship, Academic year 2001-2002
  • Recipient; Mary McMillan Doctoral Scholarship 1999-2000 academic year


  • PHYT 633 Applied Physiology II - Lecturer
  • PHYT 804: Neurophysiologic Evaluation and Treatment - Co-Coordinator
  • PHYT 805: Rehabilitation - Coordinator

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