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Faculty Physicians

Ryan P. Duncan, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Physical Therapy
Neurology - General

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Physical therapy, Parkinson's disease

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Physical Therapy Clinics

4444 Forest Park Avenue
Suite 1210
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 286-1940
Fax: (314) 286-1473

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

Differential Effects of Tango Versus Dance for PD in Parkinson Disease.
McNeely ME, Mai MM, Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Front Aging Neurosci. 2015; 7239. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00239.

PMID:
    26733865
    [PubMed]
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Two-year trajectory of fall risk in people with Parkinson's disease: a latent class analysis.
Paul SS, Thackeray A, Duncan RP, Cavanaugh JT, Ellis TD, Earhart GM, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Dibble LE
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Nov 19; pii: S0003-9993(15)01425-2. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.10.105.

PMID:
    26606871
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A framework for estimating the sensitivity of eDNA surveys.
Furlan EM, Gleeson D, Hardy CM, Duncan RP
Mol Ecol Resour. 2015 Nov 5; doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12483.

PMID:
    26536842
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impacts of dance on non-motor symptoms, participation, and quality of life in Parkinson disease and healthy older adults.
McNeely ME, Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Maturitas. 2015 Dec; 82(4)336-41. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.08.002.

PMID:
    26318265
    [PubMed - in process]
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Balance differences in people with Parkinson disease with and without freezing of gait.
Duncan RP, Leddy AL, Cavanaugh JT, Dibble LE, Ellis TD, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Earhart GM
Gait Posture. 2015 Sep; 42(3)306-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.06.007.

PMID:
    26141905
    [PubMed - in process]
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Signatures of host/symbiont genome coevolution in insect nutritional endosymbioses.
Wilson AC, Duncan RP
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 18; 112(33)10255-61. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423305112.

PMID:
    26039986
    [PubMed - in process]
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External validation of a simple clinical tool used to predict falls in people with Parkinson disease.
Duncan RP, Cavanaugh JT, Earhart GM, Ellis TD, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Leddy AL, Paul SS, Canning CG, Thackeray A, Dibble LE
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 Aug; 21(8)960-3. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.05.008.

PMID:
    26003412
    [PubMed - in process]
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Amino acid transporter expansions associated with the evolution of obligate endosymbiosis in sap-feeding insects (Hemiptera: sternorrhyncha).
Dahan RA, Duncan RP, Wilson AC, Dávalos LM
BMC Evol Biol. 2015 Mar 25; 1552. doi: 10.1186/s12862-015-0315-3.

PMID:
    25887093
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparison of dance interventions in people with Parkinson disease and older adults.
McNeely ME, Duncan RP, Earhart GM
Maturitas. 2015 May; 81(1)10-6. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.02.007.

PMID:
    25771040
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparing interventions and exploring neural mechanisms of exercise in Parkinson disease: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Earhart GM, Duncan RP, Huang JL, Perlmutter JS, Pickett KA
BMC Neurol. 2015 Feb 5; 159. doi: 10.1186/s12883-015-0261-0.

PMID:
    25652002
    [PubMed - in process]
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Detecting and predicting balance decline in Parkinson disease: a prospective cohort study.
Duncan RP, Leddy AL, Cavanaugh JT, Dibble LE, Ellis TD, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Earhart GM
J Parkinsons Dis. 2015; 5(1)131-9. doi: 10.3233/JPD-140478.

PMID:
    25514984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional equivalence, competitive hierarchy and facilitation determine species coexistence in highly invaded grasslands.
Gross N, Liancourt P, Butters R, Duncan RP, Hulme PE
New Phytol. 2015 Apr; 206(1)175-86. doi: 10.1111/nph.13168.

PMID:
    25388949
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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Quantifying invasion resistance: the use of recruitment functions to control for propagule pressure.
Miller AL, Diez JM, Sullivan JJ, Wangen SR, Wiser SK, Meffin R, Duncan RP
Ecology. 2014 Apr; 95(4)920-9.

PMID:
    24933811
    [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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Dynamic recruitment of amino acid transporters to the insect/symbiont interface.
Duncan RP, Husnik F, Van Leuven JT, Gilbert DG, Dávalos LM, McCutcheon JP, Wilson AC
Mol Ecol. 2014 Mar; 23(6)1608-23. doi: 10.1111/mec.12627.

PMID:
    24528556
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Severe inbreeding depression and no evidence of purging in an extremely inbred wild species--the Chatham Island black robin.
Kennedy ES, Grueber CE, Duncan RP, Jamieson IG
Evolution. 2014 Apr; 68(4)987-95. doi: 10.1111/evo.12315.

PMID:
    24303793
    [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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Predictors of gait speeds and the relationship of gait speeds to falls in men and women with Parkinson disease.
Nemanich ST, Duncan RP, Dibble LE, Cavanaugh JT, Ellis TD, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Earhart GM
Parkinsons Dis. 2013; 2013141720. doi: 10.1155/2013/141720.

PMID:
    23841020
    [PubMed]
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Areas of Research Interest

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