Kelly Negley

Kelly Negley (no photo)

Assistant Professor

Physical Therapy

Academic Credentials

BS, Emory University
DPT, Marymount University
Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist
APTA Certified Vestibular Therapist
Licensed Physical Therapist in DC and VA


Dr. Negley is a graduate of Marymount’s DPT program.  Prior to joining the faculty full time in 2015, she was an adjunct professor with the program for 5 years.  She has worked in the outpatient department at the Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington DC and currently works part-time in the acute setting at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA.  Dr. Negley’s areas of clinical expertise are in the rehabilitation of the neurologically impaired adult, vestibular and facial rehabilitation, and wheelchair/seating and positioning recommendations.        
In collaboration with other faculty, Dr. Negley has received a grant from the Marymount University Faculty Development committee to explore the effects of using a portable harness system in children with developmental disabilities or delays.  Dr. Negley also periodically teaches in the Music and Motion program at The Maryland Youth Ballet in Silver Spring, MD. 

Other Information

Teaching Area

PT 700: Clinical Neuroscience
PT 701T: Pathophysiology Tutorial
PT 730: Evaluation/Management of Patients in Acute Care
PT 731L: Clinical Applications of Patient Management in Acute Care 

Research Interests

Facial Reanimation
Harnessed mobility in the pediatric patient population
Live Lecture Recording


Ries JD & Negley K. Early rehabilitation in lower extremity dysvascular amputation. In: Chui K, Jorge M, Yen S & Lusardi M, eds. Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation. 4th ed. Elsevier: St. Louis; 2020:666-703.
Innovation Among the Deceased – Anatomy Education Revisited.  Skye
Donovan, Jason Craig, Kelly Negley, Education session: for APTA ELC 2018, Jacksonville, FL.
Negley K & Ries JD.  Motor Relearning after Hypoglossal-Facial Nerve Anastomosis: A Case Report.  Poster presentation: APTA CSM 2019, Washington, DC.


Phone: 703-908-7553