Professor Kevin Weaver Provides Ergonomic Tips for Neck Pain

This story by Eileen Reynolds originally appeared in NYU News. A stiff neck after that all-nighter with your laptop in Bobst. A dull throbbing in your temples that starts up at about 3:00 pm each workday. That knot in one shoulder that no amount of kneading can seem to get out. Though they might not be […]

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Student Spotlight: Michelle Kowalski and Global Physical Therapy in Trinidad

This January Professor of Physical Therapy Marilyn Moffat took a group of NYU Doctorate of Physical Therapy students abroad for the program Trinidad: Physical Therapy in a Global Context, which is an optional extension of the required Clinical Observation II and IV course. The purpose of the trip was to analyze the clinical performance of experienced […]

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PT Alumni Specialization Update

A number of NYU Steinhardt PT alumni have gone on to specialize as reported by the American Board of Physical Therapy Certified Specialists. A warm congratulations to all! Geriatric (GCS): Judith Dailey (’61), Marilyn Moffat (’63), Gail Davies (’66), Meryll Berg (’78), Bernadette Toscani (’78), Barbara Jean Brown (’83), Jean Hill (’84), Kathleen Kline (’94), […]

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Movie Night: Abilities in the Cinema Screenings

In the Fall of 2015, students from across Steinhardt’s programs congregated at 5 Washington Place to view the highly acclaimed French film, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, the true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of the French magazine Elle, who as a young man suffered a massive stroke, became “locked in”, and was unable […]

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New York–New Jersey Clinical Educators Consortium Job Fair 2016

The March 6, 2016 Job Fair was held high over Washington Square Park in NYU Kimmel Center’s Rosenthal Pavilion, and was sponsored by the New York-New Jersey Clinical Educators Consortium. The Department saw strong participation and excellent attendance. Companies that sponsored tables were more than satisfied with the number and variety of attendees drawing on […]

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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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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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