Robert Troiano, PT, DPT, CHT

Associate Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Prosthetics, both upper and lower extremities, lower extremity limb loss and hand therapy

Biography

Dr. Troiano has a dual role within the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. His role as Associate Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Department is the focal point of his overall responsibilities for the College. Dr. Troiano is responsible for the day to day operations of the Physical Therapy Department on the Bay Shore campus. In his role as Administrator, he has become adept at dealing with student advisement and strategies to ensure student success. Along with his administrative duties Dr. Troiano is involved in teaching DPT 609 Physical Therapy Interventions II, DPT 654 Physical Therapy Interventions IV, DPT 664 Professional Service and DPT 691 Evaluation and Management of the Hand. He has been with Touro College since 1990, starting as a teaching assistant during which time he was involved in many of the courses within the curriculum. He is a certified hand therapist.

Education

  • BS, Health and Sciences, Cornell University
  • MS, Physical Therapy, Touro College
  • DPT, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions

Research

Strategies for effective interventions for individuals with limb loss

Professional Service

  • Hand Therapy Certification Examination, item writer

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of APTA, New York Chapter
  • Member American Society of Hand Therapists

Teaching Responsibilities

  • DPT 654 PT Interventions IV - Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • DPT 664 Professional Service
  • DPT 691 Introduction to Hand Therapy