Cheryl A. Hall joined the full-time faculty of New York Tech’s physical therapy program after serving as an adjunct instructor in the areas of pediatrics and massage. She was the Director of Clinical Education from 2008-2018 before being appointed Interim Chair in 2018 and Program Chair in 2020. Before joining New York Tech, Hall was employed at Schneider (Cohen) Children’s Hospital, the Henry Viscardi School, and the Early Childhood Development Program at Schneider Children’s Hospital (now The Brookville Center at Marcus Avenue).

Hall is an APTA American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties board-certified pediatric clinical specialist. She received a B.A. from SUNY Stony Brook, a B.S. in physical therapy from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, an M.B.A. from New York Tech and a doctorate in health sciences from Nova Southeastern University. Hall has been published in the Pediatric Physical Therapy Journal, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, and the Journal of Research in Sports Medicine. Her research areas of interest are: pediatric wellness, , and health related quality of life in children with chronic illness and their families. Hall is also an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

After completing an APTA-provided course on Item-writing in 2013, Hall became an examination item writer for the ABPTS Pediatric Specialty Examination through the Specialty Academy of Content Experts (SACE). In addition, she is a manuscript reviewer for Pediatric Physical Therapy, the official journal on pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association. She continues in active clinical practice as an evaluator and provider of early intervention services for infants and children. Hall serves as a consultant at Children’s Speech and Rehabilitation Therapists in Jericho, N.Y.

Recent Projects/Research

  • Research Advisor for Doctoral Research –
    Title: Health Related Quality of Life of Parents Caring for Children with Chronic Illness: A Systematic Review
    Co-Authors: Harrison Conn, PT, DPT; Aaron DiGirolamo, PT, DPT; Alexandra Hermanowski, PT, DPT; Kate Oliver, PT, DPT Sasha Selim, PT, DPT


    • Douris, P, Hall, CA, Jung, MK. “The Relationship between Academic Success and Sleep, Stress and Quality of Life during the First Year of Physical Therapy School.” Journal of American College Health. DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1908310.
    • Douris, PC, D’Agostino, NA, Mathew, SK, Anderson, RP, Bauman, KM, Tiangtham, SA, Greco, T, Pizow, A, Hall, CA. The Physiological and Psychological Effects of the First Year of an Entry-Level Physical Therapist Education Program on Students.” Journal of Physical Therapy Education: April 21, 2020 doi: 10.1097/JTE.0000000000000143.
    • Douris, P, Hall, CA, Jung, MK. “The Relationship between Academic Success and Sleep, Stress and Quality of Life during the First Year of Physical Therapy School.” Journal of American College Health. DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1908310.
    • Hall, CA. Donza, C., McGinn, S., Rimmer, A., Skomial, S., Todd, E., Vaccaro, F. Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Chronic Illness Compared to Parents: A Systematic Review, Pediatric Physical Therapy: October 2019 - Volume 31 - Issue 4 - p 315-322 doi: 10.1097/PEP.0000000000000638
    • Ranjbar, N, Kurien, A. Hall, CA. “Treatment of Pediatric Obesity and Overweight: Assessing the Options.” Crit Rev Oncog, 2019; (24)3 :269-283.
    • Hall, CA, Donza, C, McGinn, S, Rimmer, A, Skomial, S, Todd, E, Vaccaro, F. “Comparing Perceptions of HRQoL in Children with Chronic Illness and their Parents: A Systematic Review.” Ped Phys Ther 2019; 31(4): 315-322.
    • Hall, CA, OKeefe, LM Invited "Commentary "Comparison of Hand Function between Children with Type-1Diabetes Mellitus and Children without Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus." Ped Phys Ther 2018;3(1): 66.
    • Hall, CA. What’s all the “Hype” about Skype? The effectiveness of video calling in clinical education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 2013;27(1):77-93.
    • Hall, CA, Friel, K., Dong, M, Engel, L, O’Boyle, L, Pasquarella, A, Serkes, D, Smith, K, Stoebe, L, Valle D. Epidemiology of Injuries in Elite Female High School Lacrosse Athletes. Research in Sports Medicine. 2013; 21: 229 -239.
    • Hall, CA, Jacques, PF. Weighing in on the Issues of Type II Diabetes in Children: Review. Ped Phys Ther. 2007; 23:211- 216.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the 2013 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Service.
  • Appointed by Dean of NYIT School of Health Professions to serve as Secretary of the Alpha Eta National Allied Health Honor Society, March 2011.
  • Invited Speaker at the 2010 NYPTA Regional Student Conclave Topic: Physical Therapy in the NICU College of Health Related Professions, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Delivered Alumni Convocation Address at the College of Health Related Professions, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 2002.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • PHTH 675: Physical Therapy Practice III—Pediatrics (Lecture and Lab)
  • PHTH 674: Clinical Education I
  • PHTH 750: Clinical Education II
  • PHTH 785: Clinical Education III
  • PHTH 895: Clinical Education IV
  • PHTH 645: Seminar in Physical Therapy I—Introduction to Clinical Education
  • PHTH 745: Seminar in Physical Therapy II—Professional topics in Clinical Education
  • PHTH 855: Seminar in Physical Therapy III—Seminar in Career Development
  • PHTH 605: Kinesiology (Laboratory Instructor)
  • PHTH 620: Massage
  • HSCI 210: Medical Terminology (Undergraduate)

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