Dr. Cherise Lathan completed her undergraduate studies at Boston College and obtained her Doctoral degree in Physical therapy from the University of Southern California.  Dr. Lathan serves as a Physical Therapy Clinical Supervisor and specializes in providing care for patients after stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, spinal surgery, and other neurological health conditions.  Her area of expertise is the management of critically ill patients in the Neurosciences ICU. Dr. Lathan has oversight for ortho/trauma acute team and the neuro team.  Additionally, she is also a mentor in the George Washington University/MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Neurologic Residency.  Dr. Lathan is board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Neurological Clinical Specialist and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.  She is a member of the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. In her current role as a PT Clinical Supervisor, she has continued her work in mentoring both residents and clinicians alike.  

Previously, Dr. Lathan was an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy, clinical instructor, and primary faculty mentor in the Neurologic Physical Therapy residency program at the University of Southern California/Keck Medical Center of USC.