Neha Gothe, Northeastern University

Neha Gothe


Associate Professor; Assistant Director of the PhD in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences

Physical Therapy, Human Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences

Experience in Action

Dr. Gothe is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences and Applied Psychology at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on promoting physical activity, including non-traditional modes such as yoga, as a means to improve health, cognition and quality of life.

She is known for her work on yoga for cognition and developed and led the first randomized trial examining the effects of yoga on cognitive function among older adults. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health where she also serves as a grant reviewer on various study sections.

She has published extensively in the field of yoga and cognition and has been invited to presented at national and international conferences. At the Center for Brain and Cognitive Health at NEU, Dr. Gothe mentors graduate and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in yoga, exercise, neurocognition and health research. 


View her publications in the National Library of Medicine.