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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Aug 03 2015

Career Networking Club

Aug 04 2015

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 04 2015

AG Foundation’s Screening of “Olive Kitteridge” + Q&A with Richard Jenkins and Zoe Kazan

Aug 05 2015

SAG Foundation’s Screening of “Playing House” + Q&A with Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham

Aug 11 2015

Graduate Tuesdays

Peter Douris, PT, DPT, Ed.D.

Title

Professor of Physical Therapy

Expertise

  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise physiology
  • All aspects of exercise and martial arts

Biography

Peter Douris, PT, DPT, Ed.D., was the founding chair of the Physical Therapy Department at NYIT in 1996.

He has clinical experience in acute care, rehabilitation, home care, and private practice. He has also taught at Hunter College, Long Island University, and Touro College.

His current projects include the comparison of Wii Fit and treadmill running and the effects of laser and ice on delayed onset of muscle soreness. He is also working on the effect of phototherapy on muscle endurance.

Douris earned his doctor of physical therapy degree from NYIT. He graduated from Columbia University three times with an Ed.D. and M.Ed. in applied physiology, and a master’s degree in physical therapy. He also received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Hunter College.

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