Colleen Brough, PT, DPT, MS, OCS

 

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
Program in Physical Therapy
Co-Director, Clinical Education
Director, Columbia RunLab
cb2877@cumc.columbia.edu


Education

DPT, Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
MS, Physical Therapy, Rutgers University-UMDNJ
BS, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Boston University


Bio

Dr. Colleen Brough is a board certified orthopedic physical therapist, and Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC, Program in Physical Therapy. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties with nearly 15 years of patient-care and teaching experience.  An accomplished speaker, Dr. Brough has lectured internationally on Orthopedics and Management of the Running Athlete. Dr. Brough is the Director of Columbia RunLab where she performs comprehensive running analysis of Olympic, elite, and recreational runners.

Additionally,  Dr. Brough serves as a co-director of the CUDPT Clinical Education program, where she coordinates student clinical placements.  She has also  done physical therapy volunteer work in China. 

An avid runner, Dr. Brough is an active member of New York Road Runners and Front Runners New York. 


Professional Expertise

Orthopedics
Running Athletes
Spine & Manual Therapy
Clinical Education

Honors and Awards

Olympic Training Center Invited Speaker, International Sports Medicine Symposium, Qing Dao China
Director’s Award, Development of the Running Performance Program, NYU Langone Medical Center
Master Clinician Award, Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, New York University
Diplomate, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties


Research Interests

Injury Management of the Running Athlete
Use of Video Analysis, 3D Motion Capture, and Real-Time Cuing for Injury Management and Prevention in Endurance Athletes

Clinical Education Hybrid Models
Peer-to-Peer and Near-Peer Teamwork and Clinical Confidence

Service


NYNJ Clinical Education Consortium Finance Committee
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Team in Training: Speaker, Marathon Training
Community Lecturer, Marathon Training: Your Guide to a Smart Start and a Safe Finish



Teaching Responsibilities

Applied Physiology
Teaching Practicum in Applied Physiology
Coordinates
-Clinical Seminar I, II, III and IV
-Clinical Education I and II
-Internship
Lectures in Orthopedics III


Scholarly Productivity

Runners World Magazine:
The Whole Body Fix. Runners World Magazine. March 2014 Issue, pages 50-57
http://www.runnersworld.com/injury-prevention-recovery/the-whole-body-fix

HuffingtonPost:
7 Things You're Probably Not Paying Attention to When You Run (But Should Be).
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/27/running-form-performance_n_5373531.html
 
Runners World Magazine:
7 Secrets for Making a Comeback. How to Get Moving Again after Being Sidelined. http://www.runnersworld.com/getting-started/7-secrets-for-making-a-comeback

Doctor Radio, SiriusXM Radio, Guest Appearances

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