Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri Columbia


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


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Academic Information

Associate Professor of Clinical PM&R
Lab Medical Director, University of Missouri PM&R Electrodiagnostics


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-882-3101
F. 573-884-4540

Research Interests

  • Exercise is medicine
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Neuromuscular ultrasound

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrodiagnostics and peripheral nerve injury
  • Non-operative spine and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Spinal cord injury rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Ultrasound

Awards & Honors

  • Teacher of the Year, 2019-2020, University of Missouri Department of PM&R
  • Chief Resident 2013-14

Committee Appointments: 

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine Chair, Curriculum Board
  • University of Missouri Department of PM&R Chair, Wellness Committee
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Laboratory Accreditation Committee
  • Missouri State Liaison Committee


  • McClellan C, McLaughlin M. Quality in Electrodiagnostic Studies: A Guide for Referring Physicians. Missouri Medicine: The Journal of the Missouri State Medical Society 2019, 116(5), 366-368.
  • Syed-Abdul MM, McClellan CL, Parks EJ, Ball SD. Effect of Incremental Resistance Training Program on Quality of Life in Older Adults. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings 2017; 11(5), Article 44