Vestibular assessment and treatment, clinical evaluation and management of individuals with concussion, neurotrophic factors involved in mild-TBI
Jacob I. McPherson, PT, DPT, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and a member of the UB Concussion Management and Research Center team. He holds a board certification in neurologic physical therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
His research focuses on the effects of sport and non-sport related concussion on vestibular function as well as the interdisciplinary clinical management of concussion. He has also performed basic science research related to neurotrophic factors involved in mild-TBI.
McPherson joined the faculty after over a decade of clinical practice in outpatient neurologic and vestibular rehabilitation and he continues to treat patients on a limited basis. His teaching focuses on restoring function in individuals with neurologic impairment, neuromuscular pathology, vestibular dysfunction and critical analysis of patient care.