Dr. Margaret Alston

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Title: 
Assistant Professor
Office Location: 
Hurt Gym 102
Phone: 
443-885-3487
Email: 
margaret.alston@morgan.edu
Education:

PhD: Lower Extremity Development, Departments of Anatomy &

          Physical Therapy; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1991 - 1995

MS, PT: Pediatric Neurophysiology and Treatment Paradigms in P.T;

        Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1985 - 1988

BS, PT: Entry-Level Physical Therapy; Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore:

       School of Medicine 1980 - 1983

Education:

PhD: Lower Extremity Development, Departments of Anatomy &

          Physical Therapy; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1991 - 1995

MS, PT: Pediatric Neurophysiology and Treatment Paradigms in P.T;

        Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1985 - 1988

BS, PT: Entry-Level Physical Therapy; Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore:

       School of Medicine 1980 - 1983

Margaret L. Alston, PT, PhD is an experienced Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Pre-Professional Physical Therapy Track at Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD), beginning August 2016.

With 14 years of teaching and administrative experience in professional programs of higher learning, and 35 years of clinical experience primarily in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Dr. Alston enjoys a balance of teaching, committee team-work, mentoring students, providing community service, and pediatric patient care.

In December 1995, Dr. Alston earned a PhD in Lower Extremity Development from the University of Iowa. Her dissertation topic was: "A Quantitative Analysis of Greater Tarsal Development." An area of clinical research interest is in pathomechanic profiles of the rearfoot across the lifespan of ages. STEM projects in two Maryland public schools (Baltimore City & Harford County).

ABSTRACTS

Alston ML: The Interactive Multi-Dimensional Instruction Model. Submitted to APTA for Platform Presentation: CSM - February 2000 (New Orleans, LA).

Alston ML: A Quantitative Analysis of Prenatal Development of the Greater Tarsus, Physical Therapy. Vol. 77, No. 5 (Suppl), pS94, 1997.

Alston ML: Passive Range of motion Measurements of the Ankle, Knee and Hip of Health, Preterm Infants, Physical Therapy. Vol. 71, No. 6 (Suppl), p S56, 1991.

Alston ML, Gartlan K: Establishment of Reliable Standards for Passive Range of Motion Measurements of the Lower Extremity in Health Fulltern Infants. Pediatric Physical Therapy, Vol. 5, No. 4, 0. 191, 1994

Alston, ML, A Model of Group Practical Examinations. Submitted to the APTA Section on Education; Platform Presentation at the 1996 CSM (Atlanta, GA).

GRANT SUBMISSION
Morgan State's ASCEND Small NIH Grants ($30,000):
"Addressing Congenital Metatarsus Adductus to Reduce Adult Rearfoot Pathomechanics"
June 2018