Tim Doherty, MD; PhD
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr. Tim Doherty is a physiatrist and is the Chair/Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department at Parkwood Institute and a Professor in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University. Dr. Doherty completed a PhD in kinesiology at Western University in 1993 and residency training in in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at McMaster in 2000.
Dr. Doherty is a past President of the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, examiner for the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, Associate Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute and is a member of the Editorial Boards of Muscle and Nerve, and the Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. Dr. Doherty is a renowned expert in the study of mobility and pioneered the development of quantitative electromyography (EMG) techniques that have been employed to study aging, motor neuron disease and peripheral neuropathies.