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Kristina M. Welsome P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., C.F.M.T., M.T.C.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy 

Email:  kristina_welsome@nymc.edu

Address:

Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Sciences and Practice Building
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 594-4907

Professional Interests:

Dr. Tina Welsome, Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy, received her MSPT (1997) from Columbia University and her DPT (2012) from the University of St. Augustine. From the start, with her Master’s Thesis on Patient Education, her focus has been on the education and empowerment of the people she works with. During her career, she has sought out additional education and training in Physical Therapy examination, intervention and education to enhance her functional and manual therapy skills to provide more efficient patient care. Dr. Welsome received her DPT from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and completed her Capstone work on Physical Therapy Examination and Management of Coccygodynia.

Dr. Welsome has been at NYMC since 2008 as a Lab Instructor and Problem Based Learning Tutor in the Physical Therapy Program. She assisted in Kinesiology, Introduction to Clinical Gait Analysis, Advanced Gait Analysis, Motor Control and Learning, Orthopedics I and II, Neurology, Cardiopulmonary and Health & Wellness courses. Dr. Welsome has guest lectured on Women’s Health Issues, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Taping Techniques.  She was appointed to the full-time faculty in 2013 and is responsible for the Exercise Science, Cardiopulmonary, Introduction to Clinical Gait and Health & Wellness courses. Her areas of research include breathing, coccygodynia, postural alignment, gait and running gait.

Education Profile:

Doctoral Degree: University of St. Augustine, D.P.T.
Specialty Certifications: OCS (Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy), American Board of PT Specialties; CFMT (Certified Functional Manual Therapist) Institute of Physical Art; MTC (Manual Therapist Certified) University of St. Augustine
Graduate Degree Institution: Columbia University, M.S. in Physical Therapy 
Undergraduate Institution: San Diego State University, B.S. in Athletic Training, minor in Dance