Geoff Willard
IHL Role:
Dr. Geoff Willard currently serves as the Neurologic PT Residency Program Coordinator at Brooks Rehabilitation.

Geoff Willard graduated from the University of St. Augustine in 2010 and has worked with Brooks Rehabilitation since then, as a clinician, mentor, and educator. He currently serves as the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Coordinator in the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning. Dr. Willard obtained his board-certification as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist in 2014. He is a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, a PWR! Moves certified clinician, and APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. He has also completed the Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Course at Emory University, Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Courses, and is Dry Needling Certified. Additionally, he has served as adjunct faculty with the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences since 2013 and as a guest lecturer at the University of North Florida. He also teaches other continuing education courses within the Brooks IHL on Comprehensive Stroke Rehabilitation and Management of Atypical Vestibular Conditions.

Education & Training:

Doctorate: University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences – Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010

Residency: Brooks Institute of Higher Learning – Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency, 2013

Areas of Interest:

Brooks Research Department – Research Clinical Champion/Liaison to Mandarin Clinic

Poster Presentation – CSM, 2014

Relaxation Techniques as an adjuvant to decrease hemiballism in a patient post-stroke

Academic & Professional Activities:


University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences- Adjunct Faculty (2013-Present)

University of North Florida- Guest Lecturer (2017-2019)


Brooks Institute of Higher Learning Courses

Advanced Clinical Skills in Vestibular Rehabilitation (2017-Present)

Evidence-Based Practice in Stroke Rehabilitation: Functional Application to Improve Outcomes (2015-Present)

Awards and Distinguished Honors:

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist, 2014

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