Professor John Graham teaches in the foundational science curriculum of the DPT program. He is a neurobiologist, who has been a member of the Biology faculty of Emory & Henry, and prior to that was a Professor of Biology and Neuroscience at King University. He has also served as an instructor at the University of Appalachia College of Pharmacy, and was a visiting scientist in the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield, in England.

Professor Graham has research publications on topics of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neuropharmacology. His research interests and background include work on motor systems and sensory systems in the brain. A number of his publications focus on sensorimotor integration, i.e. how processing of incoming sensory information leads to particular movement patterns. He has studied the anatomy and physiology of various pathways in the brain, using electrophysiology to understand the functional significance of connections between certain sensory and motor areas. In addition, he has also been studying the neurobiology of cognitive development and its impact on education.

Educational Background

  • B.S. (Biology),  Davidson College
  • Ph.D. (Pharmacology & Toxicology), Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth U.