Jing Nong Liang

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Expertise: Locomotor Control, Neuroplasticity Following Central Nervous System Lesions, Post-Stroke Hemiparesis
Languages Spoken: Mandarin , Cantonese


Assistant professor Jing Nong Liang joined the department of physical therapy during spring 2016 and teaches neuroplasticity, directed research, and neuroanatomy within the graduate programs.

Liang’s research focuses on understanding the neurological adaptations following injury or disease. Her long-term objective is to develop a line of targeted neurological rehabilitation interventions to address disabilities among patients with movement disorders.

Liang earned her bachelor of science in physical therapy and master of science in rehabilitation science from Chang Gung University in Taiwan, and her doctorate in neuroscience from Northwestern University in Chicago.


  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, Northwestern University
  • M.S., Rehabilitation Science, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

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