Ann T. Harrington, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS

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Ann T. Harrington, PhD, is a physical therapy research scientist with the Center for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome and Related Diagnoses and the Neurogenetics Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Neurogenetic diseases
Locations: Specialty Care, Virtua; Main Hospital
Phone: 215-590-5819

Education and Training


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Orthopedic Applied Physiology - Arcadia University; Glenside, PA

Board Certification

APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PCS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology/Vertebrate Physiology - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Graduate Degree

DPT - Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
PhD in Philosophy, Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
MS in Health Promotion - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Titles and Academic Titles

Physical Therapy Research Scientist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Promoting physical fitness in children and adolescents with impairments related to neurological, neuromuscular or genetic diseases, allowing them to overcome barriers to community participation and recreational physical activity with an underlying goal of improving quality of life