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Faculty Physicians

Ryan P. Duncan, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Physical Therapy
Neurology - General

Areas of Clinical Interest

Physical therapy, Parkinson's disease

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Physical Therapy Clinics

4444 Forest Park Avenue
Suite 1210
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: 314-286-1940

Education

Education

BS, Health Science: Maryville University, St. Louis, MO 2007
DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Master of Physical Therapy: Maryville University, St. Louis, MO 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Are the effects of community-based dance on Parkinson disease severity, balance, and functional mobility reduced with time? A 2-year prospective pilot study.
Duncan RP, Earhart GM
J Altern Complement Med. 2014 Oct; 20(10)757-63. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0774.

PMID:
    25192393
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Determinants of hospital fall rate trajectory groups: a longitudinal assessment of nurse staffing and organizational characteristics.
Everhart D, Schumacher JR, Duncan RP, Hall AG, Neff DF, Shorr RI
Health Care Manage Rev. 2014 Oct-Dec; 39(4)352-60. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000013.

PMID:
    24566249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do provider service networks result in lower expenditures compared with HMOs or primary care case management in Florida's Medicaid program?
Harman JS, Hall AG, Lemak CH, Duncan RP
Health Serv Res. 2014 Jun; 49(3)858-77. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12129.

PMID:
    24237112
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brain activity during complex imagined gait tasks in Parkinson disease.
Peterson DS, Pickett KA, Duncan RP, Perlmutter JS, Earhart GM
Clin Neurophysiol. 2014 May; 125(5)995-1005. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2013.10.008.

PMID:
    24210997
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incentives for healthy behaviors: experience from Florida Medicaid's Enhanced Benefit Rewards program.
Hall AG, Lemak CH, Landry AY, Duncan RP
J Prim Care Community Health. 2013 Apr 1; 4(2)112-8. doi: 10.1177/2150131912458437.

PMID:
    23799718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reported experiences with Medicaid managed care models among parents of children.
Hall AG, Landry AY, Lemak CH, Boyle EL, Duncan RP
Matern Child Health J. 2014 Apr; 18(3)544-53. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1270-5.

PMID:
    23605962
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Four square step test performance in people with Parkinson disease.
Duncan RP, Earhart GM
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2013 Mar; 37(1)2-8. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0b013e31827f0d7a.

PMID:
    23364168
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preparedness of rural physicians for bioterrorist events in Florida.
Putzer GJ, Koro-Ljungberg M, Duncan RP, Dobalian A
South Med J. 2013 Jan; 106(1)21-6. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e31827caed2.

PMID:
    23263309
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Critical challenges and impediments affecting rural physicians during a public health emergency.
Putzer GJ, Koro-Ljungberg M, Duncan RP
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 Dec; 6(4)342-8. doi: 10.1001/dmp.2012.59.

PMID:
    23241464
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early presentation of gait impairment in Wolfram Syndrome.
Pickett KA, Duncan RP, Hoekel J, Marshall B, Hershey T, Earhart GM, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2012 Dec 8; 792. doi: 10.1186/1750-1172-7-92.

PMID:
    23217193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative utility of the BESTest, mini-BESTest, and brief-BESTest for predicting falls in individuals with Parkinson disease: a cohort study.
Duncan RP, Leddy AL, Cavanaugh JT, Dibble LE, Ellis TD, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Earhart GM
Phys Ther. 2013 Apr; 93(4)542-50. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20120302.

PMID:
    23174567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Community-based Argentine tango dance program is associated with increased activity participation among individuals with Parkinson's disease.
Foster ER, Golden L, Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Feb; 94(2)240-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.07.028.

PMID:
    22902795
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Balance impairment in individuals with Wolfram syndrome.
Pickett KA, Duncan RP, Paciorkowski AR, Permutt MA, Marshall B, Hershey T, Earhart GM, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
Gait Posture. 2012 Jul; 36(3)619-24.

PMID:
    22771154
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Medication improves balance and complex gait performance in Parkinson disease.
McNeely ME, Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Gait Posture. 2012 May; 36(1)144-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.02.009.

PMID:
    22418585
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Randomized controlled trial of community-based dancing to modify disease progression in Parkinson disease.
Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2012 Feb; 26(2)132-43. doi: 10.1177/1545968311421614.

PMID:
    21959675
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Five times sit-to-stand test performance in Parkinson's disease.
Duncan RP, Leddy AL, Earhart GM
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Sep; 92(9)1431-6. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.04.008.

PMID:
    21878213
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A proposed unified framework for biological invasions.
Blackburn TM, Pyšek P, Bacher S, Carlton JT, Duncan RP, Jarošík V, Wilson JR, Richardson DM
Trends Ecol Evol. 2011 Jul; 26(7)333-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2011.03.023.

PMID:
    21601306
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Changes in per member per month expenditures after implementation of Florida's Medicaid reform demonstration.
Harman JS, Lemak CH, Al-Amin M, Hall AG, Duncan RP
Health Serv Res. 2011 Jun; 46(3)787-804. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2010.01226.x.

PMID:
    21210798
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measuring participation in individuals with Parkinson disease: relationships with disease severity, quality of life, and mobility.
Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Disabil Rehabil. 2011; 33(15-16)1440-6. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2010.533245.

PMID:
    21091047
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outsourcing administrative functions: service organization demonstrations and Florida Medicaid PCCM program costs.
Johnson CE, Lemak CH, Hall AG, Harman JS, Zhang J, Duncan RP
J Health Care Finance. 2010 Fall; 37(1)1-12.

PMID:
    20973369
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Physical impairment in Parkinson's disease, physical impairment in Wolfram syndrome, exercise and dementia