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Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 09 2014

NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition

Aug 27 2014

NYIT Architecture Professor Helps Illuminate Burning Man Festival

Aug 26 2014

PA Grads Attain High Pass Rate on National Exam

Sep 19 2014

Motion Capture Workshop: NYIT Collaborates with Oxford Brooks, UK

Sep 19 2014

STEM Diversity CAREER EXPO

Sep 20 2014

Women’s Tennis vs. Dowling

Sep 20 2014

Tri-Match: Volleyball vs. Mercy

Sep 20 2014

Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game

Veronica Southard, P.T., D.H.Sc., G.C.S.

Title
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy  

Expertise

  • Geriatrics
  • Balance
  • Wellness

Biography
Veronica Southard, P.T., D.H.Sc., G.C.S., has been a full-time faculty member at NYIT since 1998. She is a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEAA), and is also certified in geriatrics and wound care management.

As an award-winning researcher, Southard is currently involved in different projects such as the effects of whole body vibration in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and managing congestive heart failure in the home, as well as other ongoing research.

Southard is vice chair of the American Physical Therapy Association Geriatric Section on Health Promotion and Wellness, peer reviewer for the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, and a member of the Geriatric Faculty Associates Committee. She is active in many committees at NYIT, participates in charitable events on campus, and leads presentations at national conferences.

In addition to her responsibilities at NYIT, Southard works as a physical therapist at Nursing Sisters Home Visiting Service and is a contract physical therapist at Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island. She also provides pro bono service as a physical therapist and safety consultant at the Doubleday Babcock Senior Center.
Southard received her Ph.D. in health sciences from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, advanced master’s degree in physical therapy from Long Island University, and bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Hunter College.

 

 

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