Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Elaine Becker is a Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the Department at New York University. She received both her BS in Physical Therapy and her MA in Kinesiology from New York University, her DPT from Temple University and is in the process of attaining a DSc in Pediatric Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Becker is also board certified in pediatrics by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). In addition to her work at NYU, Dr. Becker is a Pediatric Clinical Educator for the Tscharnuter Academy of Movement Organization Approach, a therapeutic approach to movement organization and to the treatment of movement disorders. Furthermore, she is a nationally credentialed trainer for the APTA Clinical Instructor Education Program (Levels I and II). Dr. Becker is also certified in the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach.
Dr. Becker's areas of expertise are in pediatric physical therapy, movement analysis, and clinical education.