Physical Therapy Department

Michelle Donahue

P.T., D.P.T., P.C.S., C.D.S.S.


Dr. Donahue received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a minor in Gerontology and Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College. She completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Shenandoah University. Dr. Donahue completed Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Fellowship at Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester and is an ABPTS-certified pediatric specialist.

Dr. Donahue's clinical experience is in pediatrics and developmental disabilities from birth-21 years of age in early intervention, preschool, and school-based settings. She has served on evaluation and assistive technology teams.

Dr. Donahue has presented at conferences on a variety of pediatric topics such as:

  • community-based recreational activities
  • reflex integration
  • assistive technology
  • pediatric evaluation techniques

She has coordinated and consulted with numerous community-based recreational programs for children with special health care needs.

PT students work with LifePrep group in yoga classes. Dr. Donahue and Dr. Collins supervise.

Professors Michelle Donahue and Jennifer Collins collaborate with students to examine benefits of yoga-based movement for people with developmental disabilities. Read more.

Contact Information

Michelle L. Donahue

Michelle L. Donahue

Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education in Physical Therapy
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 155