Rosemary Gallagher, PT, DPT, GCS

Rosemary Gallagher

Assistant Professor

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.
 
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