Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Fabian  David, PhD

Fabian David, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

Focus of Work


Dr. David has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Movement Science. His current research focus is on the therapeutic effects of deep brain stimulation surgery and the neurophysiological mechanisms that underlie these effects in persons with Parkinson’s disease. He enjoys coaching his son’s elementary school Lego robotics team where he is often humbled by the lateral thinking of young and creative minds.


Education and Certification

  • MS: University of North Carolina, Movement Science (2004)
  • PhD: University of Illinois - Chicago, Movement Science (2012)



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