Yocheved Bensinger-Brody, PT, PhD, PCS

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Department of Doctor of Physical Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric physical therapy

Biography

Yocheved Bensinger-Brody PT, PhD, PCS is an assistant professor at Touro College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in Manhattan, where she is responsible for teaching the pediatrics curriculum. Yocheved is a board certified pediatric physical therapist, who has worked in large pediatric centers and in early intervention, and continues to treat pediatric patients in a private practice. She has specific expertise in working with individuals diagnosed with neurodevelopmental and neuromuscular disorders, as well as in evaluating neonates and infants.

Education

  • BS, Physical Therapy, Florida International University,
  • MA, Movement Sciences, Teachers College at Columbia University
  • PhD, Psychology, Graduate Center at CUNY

Research

Early predictors of neurodevelopmental disorders, the relationship between attentional processes and cognitive and motor behaviors and integration of simulation in PT education.   

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Member New York Physical Therapy Association
  • Member New Jersey Physical Therapy Association
  • Section Membership: Pediatrics, Education

Teaching Responsibilities

  • DPT 401 Lifespan I
  • DPT 653 Neuromuscular System Evaluation and Management II
  • DPT 663 Integrative Case-based Recitation III: Complex Patient