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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Dr. Smita Rao Discusses Kinesiology Tape in News Article

Recently, our own Smita Rao, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy was quoted in an article from online news source Refinery 29. The article, “What the Heck is That Weird Tape People Wear at the Gym?” discusses the benefits of kinesiology tape. The tape, often seen on the bodies of Olympic athletes, is a substitute for […]

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Student Spotlight: Erinn Kary and Global Physical Therapy in Israel

This January Professor of Physical Therapy Elaine Becker took a group of NYU Doctorate of Physical Therapy students abroad for the program Israel: 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 practitioners […]

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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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