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Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 03 2014

NSF Grant Supports NYIT’s “Clean Water Matters” Workshop in China

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Expo

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Honors Reception

Apr 27 2014

SAE Car Show

Apr 28 2014

Energy Minor Information Session

Apr 29 2014

NYIT Connect-to-Tech High School Showcase

Rosemary Gallagher, PT, DPT, GCS

Assistant Professor
Admissions Coordinator
 rgalla01@nyit.edu

 

Education:

  • B.S. Physical Education, Colorado State University
  • B.S. Physical Therapy, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Pursuing PhD studies at UMDNJ

 

Academic/Clinical Appointments:

  • 2008-present: Assistant Professor

 

Clinical Experiences:

  • Acute care, skilled nursing facilities, home care, and outpatient orthopaedics. Concentration in geriatric care.

Research Focus

  • Virtual reality and cycling on Parkinson's Disease
  • Balance in the older adult

Publications

  • Gallagher R, Southard V, Stith N.  Evaluation of the Missouri Alliance for Home Care Fall Risk Assessment Tool and Home-Based “Balanced Approach” Fall Reduction Initiative.  Project has been accepted for publication in the journal Home Healthcare Management and Practice.
  • Southard V, Gallagher R, Stith, N. Validity of the Six Minute Walk Test and the use of a Pedometer to Assess Walking Distance and Speed in Determining Exercise Tolerance. Project has been published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, Vol 36,(2) April-June 2013.
  • Southard V, Gallagher R, Stith N. (2012)  Validity of the Six Minute Walk Test and the use of a Pedometer to Assess Walking Distance and Speed in Determining Exercise Tolerance (abstract). Journal of Frailty & Aging. Vol 1(2)79.