Babita Bisht, MD
Dr. Babita Bisht is a physical therapist trained in exercise science and dietary and lifestyle interventions. She earned her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (2007) in Chandigarh, India. She received her PhD in health and human physiology under the mentorship of Dr. Warren Darling and Dr. Terry Wahls at the University of Iowa (2014). For the past 10 years, she has been working on clinical trials, investigating the feasibility and effectiveness of dietary and lifestyle changes as therapeutic intervention for multiple sclerosis. She has presented her research at several conferences including Society for Neuroscience, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, The Institute for Functional Medicine Annual International Conference, and Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. In addition to clinical research, she also practices as a physical therapist and has worked in a wide range of clinical settings, treating adults and geriatric patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions.