Marilyn Moffat

Professor of Physical Therapy

Marilyn Moffat

Phone: 212-998-9400

Curriculum Vitae/Syllabi:

Dr. Marilyn Moffat is a Full Professor of Physical Therapy in the Department at New York University, where she directs both the professional doctoral program (DPT) and the post-professional graduate master's degree program in pathokinesiology. Dr. Marilyn Moffat, a recognized leader in the United States and internationally, is a practitioner, a teacher, a consultant, a leader, and an author. She received her baccalaureate degree from Queens College and her physical therapy certificate and PhD degree from New York University. She has been in private practice for forty years and currently practices in the New York area.

Dr. Moffat completed a six-year term as the President of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 1997. Prior to that she had served on the APTA Board of Directors for six years and also as President of the New York Physical Therapy Association for four years. During her term as President of the APTA she played a major role in the development of the Association's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and was project editor of the Second Edition of the Guide. Amongst her many publications are four books (Musculoskeletal Essentials: Applying the Preferred Practice Patterns; Neuromuscular Essentials: Applying the Preferred Practice Patterns; Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Essentials: Applying the Preferred Practice Patterns; and Integumentary Essentials: Applying the Preferred Practice Patterns);

Certified Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) by the Section on Geriatrics, American Physical Therapy Association

  • Geriatric Clinical Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association