Michael Harris-Love, PT, MPT, DSc, FGSA, a clinician-investigator with more than 20 years of experience serving federal medical centers and academic programs, was appointed director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Physical Therapy Program, effective Aug. 1, 2019.
In addition to his duties as a professor within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Harris-Love will continue his role as a Veterans Affairs (VA) investigator through his affiliation with the Eastern Colorado Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center.
A committed advocate of rehabilitation science training, Dr. Harris-Love helped to establish both the postdoctoral training program and the Skeletal Muscle Laboratory at his VA medical center. Before his faculty appointment at George Washington University, Harris-Love spent time at universities in Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. He succeeds Margaret Schenkman, PhD, PT, FAPTA, who led the CU Physical Therapy Program for 15 years.