Dr. Mulligan has been involved in orthopedic-sports physical therapy, athletic training, and clinical education for the past 32 years. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Nebraska and he received his physical therapy training at UTMB – Galveston. He completed the post-professional master’s degree program at Texas Woman’s University-Dallas in 1995 and his clinical doctorate at Regis University in 2008. He was recognized as a clinical specialist in sports physical therapy by the APTA in 1988 and was the Chair for the Sports Physical Therapy Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists from 2010-2011. He was certified as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy in 2009 and is currently the Chair of the credentialing board for the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowhip Education. He is an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Surgery Departments.
|Graduate School||Regis University (2008), Physical Therapy|
- Hip Stiffness Patterns in Lumbar Flexion or Extension-Based Movement Syndromes.
- Zafereo J, Devanna R, Mulligan E, Wang-Price S Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2014 Oct
- Structural Integrity After Rotator Cuff Repair Does Not Correlate with Patient Function and Pain: A Meta-Analysis.
- Russell RD, Knight JR, Mulligan E, Khazzam MS J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014 Feb 96 4 265-271
- Effect of plantar intrinsic muscle training on medial longitudinal arch morphology and dynamic function.
- Mulligan EP, Cook PG Man Ther 2013 Apr
- Common fibular (peroneal) neuropathy as the result of a ganglion cyst.
- Mulligan EP, McCain K J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2012 Dec 42 12 1051
- Factors that impact rehabilitation strategies after rotator cuff repair.
- Mulligan EP, Devanna RR, Huang M, Middleton EF, Khazzam M Phys Sportsmed 2012 Nov 40 4 102-14
- Magnetic resonance imaging identification of rotator cuff retears after repair: interobserver and intraobserver agreement.
- Khazzam M, Kuhn JE, Mulligan E, Abboud JA, Baumgarten KM, Brophy RH, Jones GL, Miller B, Smith M, Wright RW Am J Sports Med 2012 Aug 40 8 1722-7
- Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of the Lachman test performed in a prone position.
- Mulligan EP, Harwell JL, Robertson WJ J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2011 Oct 41 10 749-57
- Evaluation and management of ankle syndesmosis injuries.
- Mulligan EP Phys Ther Sport 2011 May 12 2 57-69
- Competency revalidation study of specialty practice in sports physical therapy.
- Weber MD, Thein-Nissenbaum J, Bartlett L, Woodall WR, Reinking MF, Wallmann HW, Mulligan EP N Am J Sports Phys Ther 2009 Aug 4 3 110-22
- Conservative Management of Shoulder Impingment Syndrome
- Mulligan EP Journal of Athletic Training 1988 23:4 348-353
Rehabiliation of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot. In Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete
Mulligan, EP (2012). Elsevier
Shoulder Imaging. In Radiology for the Sports Physical Therapist
Mulligan EP, Mulligan RP. (2012). Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
Honors & Awards
- University of Texas Systems
Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award (2013)
- Excellence in Teaching
UT Southwestern School of Health Professions (2009)
- Academic Leadership Award
Texas Women’s University (1994)
- Excellence in Clinical Education
Texas Consortium of Physical Therapy (1994)
- American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (2012-2016)
- American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (2007-2011)
- Texas Physical Therapy Association (1980)
- National Athletic Trainer's Association (1978)