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Physical Therapy Program - Faculty

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Loraine Antoine, PT, DPT

e-mail: loraine.antoine@downstate.edu

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education (DCE)

Loraine Antoine, PT, DPT is a graduate of the Downstate PT program from the Class of 2006. She then went onto obtain her DPT degree at Temple University in 2009. Dr. Antoine joined us as a full-time Assistant Professor and DCE in the summer of 2016. Prior to that, she served as an adjunct instructor in the Downstate PT program from 2009 until her full-time appointment. Dr. Antoine has worked in a variety of settings, including acute care and acute inpatient rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Sports Physical Therapy of New York, and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Presently, she is the owner of RAINE Physical Therapy, through which she works privately with patients requiring musculoskeletal physical therapy. As the DCE, Dr. Antoine is interested in research that is related to clinical education. Her aim is to collaborate with members of the NY/NJ Clinical Education Consortium to investigate problems related to physical therapy clinical education. She is also interested in research how to increase minority awareness and involvement in the world of health related professions, especially physical therapy. Dr. Antoine is involved in all clinical courses, including Introduction to Clinical Practice, Clinical Internship I-IV, and Grand Rounds I-IV. She also teaches in Professional Development I andPT Examination I and II.