Dr. Marilyn Moffat Appointed to Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees

Dr. Marilyn Moffat, Professor of Physical Therapy, was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for Physical Therapy, the only foundation of its kind supporting PT research activities. Dr. Moffat has been involved in the foundation in various capacities since its inception, and she has raised over $3 million while heading up […]

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Physical Therapy Faculty win Steinhardt Faculty Awards!

The PT Department is pleased to announce that two members of our faculty have won 2017 Steinhardt Faculty awards. Many congratulations go out to Dr. Anat Lubetzky and Dr. Marilyn Moffat for their respective achievements! Dr. Anat Lubetzky: 2017-18 Gabriel Carras Award An annual Carras award for promising young scholars was established in 2004. This […]

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Third Annual Inauguration and White Coat Ceremony

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, NYU Steinhardt’s Physical Therapy Department held their 3rd Annual Inauguration and White Coat Ceremony, welcoming new professional and post-professional students to NYU PT. The event was held at the beautiful Rosenthal Pavilion, located in the Kimmel Center at 60 Washington Square South. The event began with a procession of current […]

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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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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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Welcome from the Chair 2016

Greetings on behalf of PT Momentum, the new blog for the Department of Physical Therapy at NYU Steinhardt! As we reflect on this past year and plan for the upcoming one, I am happy to share accomplishments and milestones. This year we celebrated our school’s 125th anniversary, welcomed our new NYU President, Andrew Hamilton, our […]

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