Sara Hussain

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Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

Phone: +1 512 232 2686
Office: BEL 540
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Sara Hussain is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin. She received both her B.S. (Integrative Physiology, 2011) and Ph.D. (Human Physiology, 2016) from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. After her Ph.D., she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Hussain’s expertise is in cortical neurophysiology underlying human motor control as it relates to neuroplasticity involved in motor learning and recovery from neurological injuries. She is originally from the Chicago area, and outside of the lab she enjoys cooking, reading, and birdwatching.