Mossberg_small_size.jpg Kurt Mossberg, Ph.D., PT

Fannie Kempner Adoue Distinguished Professor

Kurt A. Mossberg, PT, PhD is currently Professor and Fannie Kempner Adoue Distinguished Professor in Cognitive Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He received his BS degree in biological sciences from Illinois State University, his MS in physical therapy from Texas Woman’s University-Houston and his PhD in metabolism and physiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston. His research focuses on locomotor training in patients with traumatic brain injury. It includes the continuum from body weight supported treadmill training to high intensity cardiorespiratory fitness training. His studies are aimed at how high intensity training effects neurocognitive and neuroendocrine function after someone has experienced a brain injury. His research is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health (#R01 HD046570). He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Physiological Society (elected), American Congress for Rehabilitation Medicine, Sigma Xi, and Phi Kappa Phi.