Physical Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Gregory Brusola

Gregory Brusola, DPT, PhD, PT, MSCS
Assistant Professor of Instruction

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144

P: 409-772-3068

Teaching Areas of Interest

Neurological rehabilitation, neurodegenerative diseases, orthotics & prosthetics, gait

Research Interests

Exploring the role of exercise and physical activity in disease modification in multiple sclerosis (MS). Investigating the intersection between cognition and balance/gait in MS. Outcome measure use and validation in the neurological population. Examining the clinical feasibility and use of neuromodulation in motor skill learning and acquisition, physical and cognitive performance in individuals with neurological diagnoses, such as MS and stroke.


Gregory Brusola, DPT, PhD, PT, MSCS is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). He received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – Exercise Science from the University of Houston, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Doctor of Philosophy from Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Brusola has been a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist since 2017. He serves as one of the primary faculty for the clinical neurological management courses.

Dr. Brusola holds clinical and research interests in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, especially multiple sclerosis. He serves as the Southwest Liaison for the International Organization of MS Rehabilitation Therapists (IOMSRT) and continues his clinical practice at TIRR Memorial Hermann serving those with neurological and complex impairments.

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