Cherise Lathan, PT, DPT, NCS

Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Cherise Lathan

(323) 442-5363



Mailing Address:

1540 Alcazar St., CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006

Current Research:

Professional Interests

Dr. Cherise Lathan is a physical therapist at the Keck Medical Center of USC.  She specializes in treating patients after stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, spinal surgery, and other neurologic health conditions. Dr. Lathan is board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist. She is a member of the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Lathan is an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy. Sheis a clinical instructor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program and a primary faculty mentor in the Neurologic Physical Therapy residency program. She also is the Course Coordinator for the neurologic patient management course.  For the Keck Medical Center of USC, Dr. Lathan participates in nursing education for early mobility and management of delirium.  

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA; Graduate of the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency program, 2011

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Bachelor of Science, Physics, 2004
Selected Publications
Lathan C, Myler A, Bagwell J, Powers CM, Fisher BE. Pressure Controlled Training in  Chronic Stroke: A Case Study with Alter G.  Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2015;39: 127-133.