Ofra Pottorf

Ofra Pottorf, PT, DPT, OCS

Director of Clinical Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Bay Shore Campus

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Department of Doctor of Physical Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

Education

  • BS in Biochemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), Touro College NY
  • PhD in Post-Secondary and Adult Education: Currently enrolled at Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Research

  • Effective incorporation of selected technologies in post-secondary education, and it’s effectiveness in teaching and learning.
  • Investigating predictors for long term success of interprofessional bariatric fitness programs and education.
  • Clinical Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), NY Chapter
  • APTA, Education Section
  • APTA, Orthopaedic Section
  • Member of the NYNJ Clinical Consortium
  • American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC)

Teaching Responsibilities

  • DPT 600 – 660: Clinical Affiliations I – IV
  • DPT 620: Professional Development II/III
  • DPT 661: Professional Development IV