Jing Nong Liang

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Expertise: Locomotor Control, Neuroplasticity, Central Nervous System Lesions, Post-Stroke Hemiparesis


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 how the neurological system adapts 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.


  • Post-doctoral fellow, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC., 2015
  • PhD., Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL., 2014
  • M.S., Rehabilitation Science, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, 2007
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, 2004

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