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Physical Therapy Program - Faculty

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Farhad Haeri, PT, DPT, MTC
Assistant Professor

e-mail: farhad.haeri@downstate.edu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Haeri, the newest faculty member to join the physical therapy program, has over 20 years experience as a physical therapist, including five years as a physical therapy lecturer and researcher in two physical therapy programs.  He has strong clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physical therapy and an extensive continuing education history and a certification in manual therapy. He has a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of Saint Augustine, Florida, as well as a post-professional Master of Science degree in physical therapy from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. . He maintains his clinical skills through his outpatient and home care practice working with clients with neurological and orthopedic pre & post-surgical conditions.  His research interests are in: orthopedic physical therapy and biomechanics. 

Academic Responsibilities:

Patient/Client Management III: Physical Agents, Clinical Electrophysiology, Patient/Client Management II, Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I and II, Differential Diagnosis, Research Study I - V, and administering the Orthopedics module in Medical Sciences