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Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health

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.