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Physical Therapy

Department Chair:

Majsak, Michael J., P.T., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
BA, Colgate University
MS, Duke University Graduate School
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University


Antin, Brittany M., DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, James Madison University
DPT, New York Medical College

Brennan, Jennifer, BS, PT
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of Vermont

Brinkerhoff, Kyle, DPT, CSCS, SFMA
Clinical Instructor
BA, Lafayette College
DPT, New York Medical College
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment

Budetti, Jordanna, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, Marist College
DPT, Sacred Heart University

Corvini, Stephen A., DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, Manhattanville College
DPT, New York Medical College

Culliton, Catherine, PT, MPA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BS, Ithaca College
MPA, Pace University

Curtis, Catherine L., PT, MA, EdM, EdD
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BS, Ithaca College
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
EdM, Teachers College, Columbia University
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

D'Alessio, Colleen, RPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, Northern University
RPT, Utica College

Darby, Jennifer, PT, DPT, GCS, CCN, CEEAA
Clinical Instructor
BS, Northeastern University
t-DPT, University of Montana
GCS, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
CCN, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist
CEEAA, Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult
CPAHA, Certificate Program Allied Health Administration

Desio, Lauren, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook
DPT, New York Medical College

Dolot, Anthony, PT, DPT
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
MSc, Magister Rehabilitacji Ruchowej, Poland
DPT, Simmons College

Dolot, Janet P., PT, DPT, DrPH, OCS, COMPT
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BA, Cornell University
MS, Simmons College
DPT, Simmons College
DrPH, New York Medical College
Clinical Specialist in Orthpaedic Physical Therapy
Certified Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist

Dominick, Elizabeth A., PT, DPT, MS
Clinical Instructor
BS, Ithaca College
MS, Ithaca College
DPT, Boston University

DuBois, Caron, PT, MS
Clinical Instructor
BA, State University of New York, New Paltz
MS, Columbia University

Falco, Vivian, PT
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of Pennsylvania

Gawronski, Sonia Nicole, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BS, Quinnipiac College
DPT, Dominican College
Geriatric Certified Specialist
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult

Gerges, Youstina, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, St. Thomas Aquinas College
DPT, New York Medical College

Giamelli, Joseph L., MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Health Science
BS, Manhattan College
MD, New York Medical College

Hearst, Rachel W., DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, Connecticut College
DPT, New York Medical College

Hewidy, Islam M., MSPT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BSc, Cairo University
MSPT, Cairo University
DPT, Dominican College

Jacapraro, Justin, PT, DPT, ATC
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook
DPT, University of Rhode Island
Athletic Trainer Certified

Johnson, Benjamin F., EdD
Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BA, University of North Carolina
MA, East Carolina University
EdD, University of Kentucky

Kaldor, Ellen P., MPT, Med
Clinical Instructor
BS, Duke University
MPT, Emory University
MEd, Teachers College, Columbia University
Certification in Craniosacral Therapy, College of Craniosacral Therapy, London, UK

Lake, Jessica, PT, DPT, MPH
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook
DPT, New York Medical College
MPH, New York Medical College

Lane, Victoria, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, Mount Saint Mary College
DPT, New York Medical College

Lavinder, Gale J., PT, MA, EdD, GCS
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
AA, Prince Georges Community College
AS, Northern Virginia Community College
BS, Old Dominion University
BS, George Mason University
MA, Columbia University, Teachers College
EdD, Columbia Unviersity, Teachers College
Geriatric Certified Specialist

Libutti, Mary Frances, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of Pittsburgh
MS, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
DPT, Drexel University

Longinott, Patricia, PT, DPT, C/NDT
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Cortland
DPT, New York Medical College
Certificate, Neuro-Developmental Treatment

MacCartney, Catherine, DPT, CLT
Clinical Instructor
BS, St. Thomas Aquinas College
DPT, New York Medical College
CLT, Certified Lymphedema Training (Klose)

Marks, Ted, DPT
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BFA, New York University
MSPT, Columbia University
DPT, Stony Brook University

McCaffrey, Brian, DPT, MBA
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of New Hampshire
DPT, New York Medical College
MBA, Hofstra University Zarb School of Business

Miller, Michele T., PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, Mount Saint Mary College
DPT, New York Medical College

Morello, Ellen, PT, DPT
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BS, University of Connecticut, Storrs
DPT, New York Medical College

Mulroy, Bridget, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BHS, Quinipiac University
DPT, Quinnipiac University

Newman, Stuart A., PhD
Professor of Clinical Health Science
AB, Columbia College, Columbia University
PhD, University of Chicago

Nigro, Angelina, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of Miami
DPT, New York Medical College

O'Brien, Nora, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, New York University
DPT, Dominican College

Pennella, Esmeralda, PT, DPT, ATP
Clinical Instructor
BA, Concordia College
DPT, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University
Assistive Technology Professional

Peters, Daniel F., MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Clinical Health Science
Associate Professor of Clinical Health Science, Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of Notre Dame
MD, New York Medical College
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Reed, Sheila, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, State University of New York, Buffalo
MSPT, University of Miami
DPT, Dominican College

Rendina, Joseph, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, Pace University
DPT, New York Medical College

Riordan, Susan, MS, PT
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Oneonta
MS, Columbia University

Rittenberg, Stacey D., PT, DPT, NCS
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Oswego
MS, Nova Southeastern University
DPT, Nova Southeastern University
NCS, Neurological Clinical Specialist

Rolnick, Nicholas, MA, DPT
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BA, Franklin & Marshall College
MA, American University
DPT, Columbia University

Ronan, Susan L., PT, DPT, PCS
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BA, New York University
BS, New York University
MA, New York University
DPT, Chatham College
Pediatric Certified Specialist

Santikul, Jessica, PT, MS, PCS
Clinical Instructor
BS, College of Mount Saint Vincent
MS, New York Medical College
PCS, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Sharma, Sansar, PhD
Professor of Clinical Health Science
BSc, Panjab University, India
MSc, Panjab University, India
PhD, University of Edinburgh

Shehu, Merita, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Health Science
MD, University of Tirana, Albania
MD, University of Florence, Italy

Spano, Paul M. ,PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, Fordham University
DPT, New York Medical College

Srebnik, Steven W., PT, MSPT, MS, CHT
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook
MS, Boston University
MS, Boston University
Certified Hand Therapist

Stadt, Samantha, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, Providence College
DPT, New York Medical College
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy

Stathes, Christine N., DPT, OCS
Clinical Instructor
BA, Dominican College
DPT, Dominican College
Orthopedic Certified Specialist

Sternberg, Jaime B., DPT
Clinical Instructor
BS, University of Buffalo
DPT, D'Youville College

Striker, Gemma, PT, DPT
Clinical Instructor
BA, Skidmore College
DPT, New York Medical College

Ten Eyck, Connor, PT, DPT, CSCS
Clinical Instructor
BS, State University of New York, Cortland
DPT, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Thompson, Carl, PhD
Professor of Clinical Health Science
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
PhD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Toohig, Laura J., PT, MS, GCS
Clinical Instructor
BSPT, Quinnipiac College
MS, Mercy College
GCS, Geriatric Certified Specialist

Visconti, Susan, PT
Clinical Instructor
AA, Westchester Community College
BS, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Walter, Katelyn, PT, DPT, NCS
Clinical Instructor
BS, Ithaca College
DPT, Ithaca College
Neurological Clinical Specialist

Welsome, Kristina Marie, MSPT, DPT, OCS, CFMT, MTC
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
BS, San Diego State University
MSPT, Columbia University
DPT, University of St. Augustine
Certified Orthopedic Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association
Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Institute of Physical Art
Manual Therapist Certified, University of St. Augustine

Willson, Thomas, PT, MS, PCS
Clinical Instructor
BS, Rutgers College, Rutgers University
MS, New York Medical College
PCS, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatrics Physical Therapy