NYU PT Faculty Recognized for Research and Teaching Excellence

The NYU Steinhardt Department of Physical Therapy is thrilled to congratulate two of our faculty members, Assistant Professor Ericka Merriwether and Clinical Assistant Professor Kevin Weaver, on their recent award recognitions from the school. Dr. Ericka Merriwether Dr. Merriwether was named a Gabriel Carras Award recipient for the 2019-2020 academic year. Each year, this award […]

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9th Annual NYU Doctor of Physical Therapy 5K Raises Over $8,500

The NYU Steinhardt Department of Physical Therapy community recently gathered together at the starting line of the 9th annual NYU DPT 5K to celebrate the physical therapy profession and benefit the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. Organized by students in the department’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, this year’s 5K race raised over $8,500 in […]

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Finding NYU’s Most “Physical” Therapists

Who are NYU Steinhardt’s Most “Physical” Therapists? The Department of Physical Therapy recently held a competition to find out. Students in the department’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program formed teams of two and competed in a series of fitness tests gauging their strength, muscle endurance, speed, and flexibility, among other factors. Faculty and students throughout […]

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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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2017 NYU Doctor of Physical Therapy 5K Run

Now in its 7th year, the annual NYU DPT 5K Run was held in March and was successfully coordinated by 3rd-year students (with some help from 2nd years) and raised over $8,400 as part of the Marquette Challenge in support of the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The Foundation, an independent non-profit organization, is especially important to the students […]

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Fourth Annual Inauguration and White Coat Ceremony

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Physical Therapy held their 4rd 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 NYU’s Kimmel Center overlooking Washington Square Park. The event began with a procession of current students […]

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2017 Graduation Award Winners

We are proud to announce the student award winners for the Doctor of Physical Therapy graduating class of 2017. Many congratulations to all! Mimi Bergman Arthur J. Nelson Award for Excellence in clinical electrotherapy           Robert Wallace Elizabeth C. Addoms Award for excellence in academic and clinical performance       […]

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Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony

On August 24, 2017 the NYU Steinhardt Doctor of Physical Therapy class of 2017 graduated after three years of dedicated study and clinical experiences. The annual ceremony was held in the NYU Steinhardt Frederick Loewe Theater, and welcomed family and friends of the graduates as well as faculty and staff of the Physical Therapy Department […]

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Interdisciplinary Global Class in Shanghai Highlights Disability

This summer students and faculty from NYU Steinhardt’s Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy programs traveled to Shanghai for the course China: Disability in a Global Context. The class was led by Wen K. Ling, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Sally Poole, Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy. This interdisciplinary course brought students together from […]

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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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