James R. Carey, PhD, PT

James R. Carey, PhD, PT

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care Philosophy

People with stroke deserve every opportunity to maximize their recovery.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Neuroplasticity and hand recovery in stroke
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Education, Training and Certifications

Other Education

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Physical Education, Kinesiology, PhD)
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Physical Therapy, MS)
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (Sabbatical training in transcranial magnetic stimulation, 2005)

Skill Certifications

  • Minnesota Physical Therapist License

Recognition and Leadership


  • Member, Academy of Distinguished Teachers (University of Minnesota, 2004)
  • Member, Academy of Medical Educators (University of Minnesota Medical School, 2004)
  • Catherine Worthingham Fellow, American Physical Therapy Association (2013)


  • Interim Director and Professor, University of Minnesota, Division of Physical Therapy

Academic Information

Professor, Program in Physical Therapy

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