Charlotte Chatto

Associate Professor

Charlotte Chatto

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

The Graduate School


Physical therapist since 1987, faculty and currently Interim Chair in Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University since 1995

  • (706) 721-1493
  • EC 1324


  • Ph.D., Neurobiology and Neurosciences Union Institute & University, 2008

  • MS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Medical College of Georgia, 1999

  • BS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Boston University, 1987


  • Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG (Rehabilitative Therapy for People with Parkinson’s Disease) Certified Clinician 2010

  • South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy 1992

  • PTL Georgia Secretary of State, 1995

  • Georgia Board of Physical Therapy

Awards & Honors

  • Selected for 2015-2016 Faculty Development Fellowship Program Georgia Regents University, 2015

  • 2017 Harvard Macy Institute for Educators in Health Science 2015

  • Invited Graduation Ceremony Speaker Georgia Regents University, Department of Physical Therapy Class of 2014, 2014

  • Recognized nominee Caught in the Act of Great Teaching award Georgia Regents University , 2013

  • Selected for 2012 Teaching Scholars Fellowship Program Georgia Health Sciences University, Educational Innovation Institute, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PTHP 8003

    Applied Neuroscience
  • PTHP 7121

    Gen Concepts Pt Mgmt I
  • PTHP 9116

    Prof Prac Expectations 6
  • PTHP 8351

    Integration for Prac Neuromusc
  • PTHP 7303

    Research III

Teaching Interests

Neurological Physical Therapy, Applied Neuroscience; Faculty Development and Mentoring


Selected Recent Publications

  • Analysis of symptoms, functional impairments, and participation in occupational therapy for individuals with multiple sclerosis, 2013
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Build-A-Brain Explorer, 2013
  • Physical Therapy and Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome: A Case Report of Two Brothers , 2012
  • Virtual-Reality Motor Training Using the Nintendo WiiTM in a Patient With Incomplete Tetraplegia, 2012
  • Effect of an Individualized Exercise Program on the Functional Mobility and Quality of Life in Persons With Early to Mid-Stage Parkinson's Disease, 2011

Research Interests

Effectiveness of Physical Therapy interventions to improve outcomes of patients with neurologic disease or dysfunction Effectiveness of educational tools and methods in health science education

Professional Service

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Physical Therapy Association 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Physical Therapy Association of Georgia 2000 - Present

    Role: Member