Charlotte Chatto

Charlotte Chatto

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty


Physical therapist since 1987, faculty and currently Interim Chair in Department of Physical Therapy at Augusta University since 1995

  • (706) 721-1493
  • EC 1324


  • CER, Infectious Disease and Global Johns Hopkins University, 2020

  • Ph.D., Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other Union Institute & University, 2008

  • MS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Medical College of Georgia, 1999

  • BS, Physical Therapy/Therapist Boston University, 1987


  • Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG (Rehabilitative Therapy for People with Parkinson’s Disease) Certified Clinician 2010

  • Georgia Board of Physical Therapy License Georgia Secretary of State, 1995

  • South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy 1992

  • Board Certification in Neurologic Physical Therapy American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities, 2016

  • BLS AHA, 2020

  • PTL Georgia Secretary of State, 1995

  • Georgia Board of Physical Therapy

Awards & Honors

  • Invited Speaker at Shanghai University of Tradiational Chinese Medicine Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Undergraduate Program for Rehabilitation Therapeutics, 2019

  • Invited Participant in 2019 Traditional Chinese Medicine Workshop for High-End Professionals from Countries along the Routes of the "Belt and Road Initiative" International Education College, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2019

  • Invited Speaker at First International Conference on Occupational Therapy in Ukraine Ukraine Society of Ergotherapists, 2019

  • Selected for 2019-2020 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship Augusta University Office of Instructional Innovation, 2019

  • Selected for 2015-2016 Faculty Development Fellowship Program Georgia Regents University, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CAHS 9300

    Dissertation Research

Teaching Interests

Neurological Physical Therapy, Applied Neuroscience;
Faculty Development and Mentoring


Selected Recent Publications

  • Use of a Telehealth System to Enhance a Home Exercise Program for a Person With Parkinson Disease: A Case Report., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Build-A-Brain Explorer, 2013
  • Analysis of symptoms, functional impairments, and participation in occupational therapy for individuals with multiple sclerosis, 2013
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Physical Therapy and Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome: A Case Report of Two Brothers , 2012
  • Virtual-Reality Motor Training Using the Nintendo WiiTM in a Patient With Incomplete Tetraplegia, 2012

Research Interests

Effectiveness of Physical Therapy interventions to improve outcomes of patients with neurologic disease or dysfunction
Effectiveness of educational tools and methods in health science education

Department Service

  • Academic Success Committee 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Curriculum Committee 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Physical Therapy Faculty Search Committee 2019 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • CAHS Anatomy Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Instructional Innovation Advisory Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Task Force Chair
  • Faculty Learning Community Facilitator 2020 - 2020

    Role: Program Coordinator

Professional Service

  • Physiotherapy and Practice 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Physical Therapy Association of Georgia 2000 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Physical Therapy Association 1986 - Present

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • DayOne Fitness 2018 - Present

    Role: Board Member