SUNY Downstate Physical Therapy Faculty & Staff
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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Physical Therapy Program

Faculty & Staff



Vitasha Ali, MA

Program Administrator


Adjunct Faculty

Twenty-four distinguished adjunct faculty, most of whom are physical therapists, are employed to teach and supervise laboratory sessions in the program. Each adjunct instructor has been invited to participate in the program because of his/her qualifications and achievements in an area of expertise.

Forty-seven academic faculty from the College of Medicine and School of Health Professions participate in the teaching of the basic science and medical science courses. They are all well credentialed in their disciplines. The majority (94%) of the basic and medical sciences faculty has terminal degrees.