The Catholic University of America

Kathy Brady, PT

Research and Clinical PT

Room 1091
National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving Street NW
Washington DC 20010
(202) 877-1022


Research Interests

Assessing different treatment techniques for neurologically involved patients with a special interest in the area of stroke.


  • Masters in Physical Therapy, University of Maryland, Baltimore ? 2000
  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Towson State University ? 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Award - Class of 2000
  • 2007 Class ActPartners-In-Excellence Honoree


  • K. Brady, M. Sinipoli, J. Hidler, "Dynamic Walking Stability In Hemiparetic Chronic Stroke Subjects", APTA, CSM, February 2006
  • K. Brady, "Clinical Advantages of using a Robotic Gait-Orthosis When Conventional Approaches Fail to Yield Results", APTA, CSM, February 2007
  • K. Brady, i.Black, D. Brennan, J. Hidler, "ZeroG Dynamic Over-Ground Body Weight Support System", APTA, CSM, February 2008

Representative Publications

  • J. M. Hidler, D. Nichols, M. Pelliccio, and K. Brady, "Advances in the understanding and treatment of stroke impairment using robotic devices." Top Stroke Rehabil, vol. 12(2): 21-33, 2005.

Other Professional Activities

  • Dec 1997 - Present: APTA Member
  • June 1999 - Present: APTA - Maryland, Government Relations Committee - Member and Key Congressional Contact
  • May 2003 - 2005: APTA - Maryland, Public Relations Chairperson
  • March 2003: NDT Trained
  • Jan 2003 - 2007: APTA - Maryland, Federal Affairs Liaison
  • Nov 2006 - present: APTA-Maryland, Government Relation Chairperson


Baking, cooking, gardening, spending time with family and our Old English sheep dogs