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Physical Therapy Program - Faculty

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Toni A. Zuccaro, PT, PhD, NCS

e-mail: toni.zuccaro@downstate.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Zuccaro (SUNY Downstate class of 1988) received her post-professional Master's Degree in pathokinesiology from New York University, and her PhD from Temple University, where her research focus was in the vestibulo-ocular components of balance and postural control. She is an expert in neurologic physical therapy and is recognized as a board-certified clinical specialist in Neurology by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Dr. Zuccaro was Clinical Manager of Physical therapy Services at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center until she joined the faculty in 1997. Her primary teaching responsibilities include prosthetics & orthotics, physical examination and vestibular rehabilitation. Dr. Zuccaro has also taught in the physical therapy program at the Newark campus of the University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey and in the PT program at Touro College.


Academic Responsibilities:

Professional Development I, Physical Therapy Examination I and II, Motor Learning and Motor Control II, Principles of Education, Integumentary Physical Therapy: Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Research I-V.