Member Spotlight: Dr. Brian Maloney, PT, DPT, NCS


About Brian Maloney

Dr. Brian Maloney, PT, DPT, NCS, received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Emory University in 2011 and is a certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist. He is an assistant professor at the University of North Georgia, treating one day per week at the Shepherd Center.

Throughout his career, he has treated patients with both neurologic and orthopedic injuries and has worked in various settings, including inpatient rehab, home health, and outpatient settings. Dr. Maloney has served as a mentor to neurologic physical therapy residents at Emory University and Mercer University. He has also collaborated with Georgia Tech's Biomedical Engineering School on student capstone projects. His research interests include various low-tech interventions, including aquatic physical therapy.

Dr. Maloney joined the APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy in 2019 and started volunteering in 2020. He has served on the education committee, helping to organize presentations and create content for the section. In addition, Dr. Maloney worked with the Academy's communications committee to notify members when relevant or updated content was available. At CSM, he volunteered at the Aquatic section's booth and presented on spinal cord rehabilitation using aquatics in 2020.

Current Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Job Title: Physical Therapist

Academia and Neuro Rehab

Location: Emory University, Emory Healthcare, The Shepard Center

Years of Experience:

Why are you part of the Academy? There was a ton I didn't know when I joined the Academy. I have learned a lot in the 3+ years I have been in the Academy. I look forward to learning more and completing the CCC in the next year.

What do you do in your free time? I enjoy family time with my wife and soon-to-be 5-year-old daughter. We love taking trips to the pool, riding bikes, and hiking.



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