Laura L. Zajac-Cox, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor
Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Director of Neurologic Residency Program
Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

Office: 1462 Clifton Rd. NE, Suite 312
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-712-5350 (Office)


Laura Zajac-Cox, PT, DPT, NCS received her physical therapy degree in 1992 from the Medical College of Georgia. She worked in acute care practice for 5 years prior to moving to Atlanta to specialize in neurologic rehabilitation. She joined the Emory Healthcare team at the Center for Rehabilitation Medicine in 1997. She has been actively involved in teaching in the Emory University Physical Therapy Program since 2001. She received her board certification from the American Physical Therapy Association as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist in 2002 and was recertified in 2012. In 2012, she accepted a full time faculty position with Emory University in the Division of Physical Therapy where she teaches Adult Neurorehabilitation and serves as the director of the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program.


She received her PT degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1992 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University in 2014.


Awards and Honors

Member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts

Emory Medicine Professional Leadership Enrichment and Development Program

Contributed to the 3rd and 4th editions of the ‘Rehabilitation Specialists’ Handbook’