PT Department Introduces New J-1 Research Internship

The Department introduced a new research internship program in 2016 for undergraduate and graduate students training in physical therapy programs outside of the United States. The program, spearheaded by Smita Rao, PT,  PhD, provides successful applicants with opportunities for mentored physical therapy research at NYU Steinhardt and at the Arthur J. Nelson Human Performance Lab. […]

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HealthTech 2016: Apps, Gadgets, and Gizmos

On May 7, 2016, the School launched their first HealthTech2016: Apps, Gadgets, and Gizmos conference. This one day event, which took place at 82 Washington Place, covered cutting–edge technologies useful for health care professionals, researchers, developers, and consumers in the prevention, assessment and management of health. The format included a keynote given by Dr. Deborah […]

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Faculty Notes 2016

Louis N. Iannuzzi, PT, DPT, C.Ped Clinical Assistant Professor Physical  Therapy Dr. Iannuzzi was invited and privileged to present his paper titled “Art of the Total Cast” at theAugust 2016 International Foot Health Symposium in Canberra, Australia! His paper delved into the benefits and use of the “total contact cast”, a type of cast used […]

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DPT Goes Global: Israel and Trinidad

During the January break, two groups of second and third year students joined faculty for their Physical Therapy Global Master Clinician Observation in both Trinidad and Israel. The groundwork for this program was laid in 2015 when 3 students became the pioneers of the first global experience in Trinidad. This experience, which was part of […]

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Student Life: Events and Activities

First Years Come Together First year students came together after a summer of rigorous coursework at an end- of-summer celebration. They were able to get to know each other on a more personal level, and form friendships and bonds that will last them throughout their time at NYU and beyond. Student Presents at APTA Next […]

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A Look Back at 90 Years: NYU’s Physical Therapy Program History 1927 – 2017

NYU Steinhardt’s Physical Therapy Program is celebrating it’s 90th year as one of the first baccalaureate entry-level physical therapy programs in the United States. Since its start back in 1927, student clinical experience has grown rapidly and the physical therapy curriculum content has expanded greatly in scope and relevance. The following are some highlights of […]

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Books from our Faculty: Wisdom from a Chair: Thirty Years of Quadriplegia

This year, Dr. Batavia co-authored and published the book Wisdom from a Chair, a memoir of his late brother Andrew I. Batavia, a prominent disability activist, who at the age of 16, sustained a C2-3 Spinal Cord injury following a car crash. Andrew subsequently underwent rehabilitation at Rusk, attended Harvard Law School, and studied health […]

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PT Alumni Notes

Emil Berengut, (DPT 2009) Emil is excited to be a mentor in the first ever Oncology Physical Therapy Residency Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and they are very proud of the first resident who is also a NYU DPT graduate! Additionally, Emil is in the running for the Member at Large for Oncology […]

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