Faculty Experts: Rehabilitation

Yocheved Bensinger-Brody

Yocheved Bensinger-Brody, PT, PhD, PCS

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric physical therapy

Eileen Meehan

Eileen Meehan, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Hand therapy

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Ralph Garcia, PT, PhD

Research Coordinator, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Manhattan Campus

Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Adult neurological rehabilitation: disability, rehabilitation and human performance research

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Julie Kardachi, OTD, OTR/L, CLA

Academic Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Fall prevention in elderly, adult neurological and cognitive rehabilitation and wheelchair seating and positioning

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Ted Marks, PT, DPT, CCS

Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

General cardiopulmonary care, rehabilitation for patients with cardiac and pulmonary disease, awareness and risk factors specifically for the heart and lungs

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Rivka Molinsky, OTR/L, PhD

Associate Dean of Students and Innovation

Areas of Expertise

Cognitive rehabilitation, adult rehabilitation

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Reema Thakkar, PT, DPT

Director of Clinical Education

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Areas of Expertise

Women’s health, physical therapy, pregnancy, uterine and ovarian cancer, incontinence

Rob Troiano

Robert Troiano, PT, DPT, CHT

Associate Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Bay Shore Campus

Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy; Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Prosthetics, both upper and lower extremities, lower extremity limb loss and hand therapy

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Chad Woodard, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, SCS, CMPT, FRCms, FRAs, CSCS

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Physical fitness