Suzanne Tinsley, Ph.D., PT, NCS, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Sciences and Neurology and the current holder of the Charles R. Parks Endowed Professorship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, where she teaches medical pharmacology and neuroscience in the School of Allied Health Professions.A Board Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist, Dr. Tinsley has presented both internationally and nationally on the topics of pharmacology and neurologic rehabilitation.She has also served on the ABPTS Academy of Content Experts.
Dr. Tinsley received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 1986 and her Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport in 1999.She has published on pharmacology and rehabilitation and is an author of a pharmacology textbook for McGraw-Hill Publishing.She has an active clinical practice in the area of neurological rehabilitation as well as an active clinical research agenda.Dr. Tinsley has been honored as a Visiting Scholar at the renowned Valens Rehabilitation Clinic in Valens, Switzerland.
Financial: Suzanne Tinsley has employment relationships with Louisiana State University, East Tennessee State University, the University of South Carolina, and Shenandoah University. She receives royalties as a published author and receives grants from the Center for Brain Health and the Noel Foundation. Suzanne Tinsley is a consultant to Laghappige Rehabilitation. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Suzanne Tinsley is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Society for Neuroscience, the, American Health Council, the American Physical Therapy Association, and the Louisiana Physical Therapy Association.