Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
Program in Physical Therapy
Co-Director, Clinical Education
Director, Columbia RunLab
DPT, Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
MS, Physical Therapy, Rutgers University-UMDNJ
BS, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Boston University
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.
Spine & Manual Therapy
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
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
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 Practicum in Applied Physiology
-Clinical Seminar I, II, III and IV
-Clinical Education I and II
Lectures in Orthopedics III
Runners World Magazine:
The Whole Body Fix. Runners World Magazine. March 2014 Issue, pages 50-57
7 Things You're Probably Not Paying Attention to When You Run (But Should Be).
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