Robert Gallagher earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College and Master of Business Administration from St. John’s University. He has maintained a chiropractic and personal training practice for the past 30 years. Dr. Gallagher has been teaching in the health sciences and fitness fields for over 20 years. His focus has been on anatomy, kinesiology, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Exercise Physiologist. His interest is in student engagement and motivation.


Karp, P. and Gallagher, R. "Student Perceptions and Grade Comparisons After Exposure to Instructor-Made Skills Videos in a Kinesiology Course". Journal of Occupational Therapy Education (July 2019).

Professional Honors and Awards

New York Institute of Technology

  • President’s Engagement Award for Student Engagement by Faculty or Professional Staff 2019
  • School of Health Professions Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for Faculty Service 2017
  • Operation Engage: Honor Roll Fall 2018

New York Chiropractic College

  • Phi Chi Omega, International Chiropractic Scholastic Honor Society

St. John’s University

  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honor Society

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • OCTH 602 Human Gross Anatomy
  • OCTH 603 Human Physiology
  • OCTH 615 Kinesiology
  • OCTH 613 Neuroscience
  • OCTH 665 Pathophysiology
  • OCTH 715 Pharmacology

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