Ohio University

Jennifaye Brown

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Assistant Clinical Professor
Grover Center W291 Athens, OH 45701


  • PhD, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy & Motor Control, University of South Carolina, 2013
  • MS, Physical Therapy, University of Miami (FL), 1990
  • BA, Psychology, Emory University, 1988

Research/Professional Interests

  • Using scanning technology and 3D printing to design and fabricate AFOs (braces for the foot) that accommodate footwear based on neuromuscular and gait impairments, paying particular attention to social determinants of health encountered by individuals with stroke and traumatic brain injury


  • Peters DM, Jain S, Liuzzo DM, Middleton A, Greene J, Blanck E, Sun S, Raman R, Fritz SL. Individuals with chronic traumatic brain injury improve walking speed and mobility with intensive mobility. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014;95(8)1454-60.
  • Middleton A, Merlo-Rains A, Peters DM, Greene JV, Blanck EL, Moran R, Fritz SL. Body weight supported treadmill training is nobetter than overground training for individuals with chronic stroke, a randomized control trial. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2014:21(6):462-476.
  • Fritz SL, Peters DM, Greene JV. Measuring Walking Speed: Clinical Feasibility and Reliability. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 20 12;28(2):91-95.


  • Ohio Physical Therapy Association – Research Committee: $5000.00
    • AFOs: Is Appearance, Function & Fit Obsolete
  • Ohio University Research Committee (OURC): $6083.00
    • AFOs: Is Appearance, Function & Fit Obsolete

University/Professional Services

  • Physical Therapy Program: Stroke Support Group