Yocheved Bensinger-Brody, PT, PhD, PCS

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Yocheved Bensinger-Brody


  • BSPT, Florida International University
  • MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Clinical Specialty

  • Pediatrics - neonatal assessment, early intervention, neurological rehabilitation
  • Lifespan - developmental disabilities

Research Agenda

  • Understanding relationship between cognitive and motor processes in developmental disabilities
  • Relationship between attention and coordination of gait in DCD
  • Early motor predictors of ASD

Professional Service

  • 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