Ralph Garcia, PT, PhD

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

Ralph Garcia
  • Office: 27 West 23rd Street, Room 600
  • Campus:
    School of Health Sciences
  • Phone:
    212-463-0400 ext. 5257/5645
  • Email:


  • MPT: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (formerly the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
  • PhD: New York University

Clinical Specialty

  • Adult Neurological Rehabilitation: Disability, Rehabilitation, and Human Performance Research

Research Agenda

  • Comparison of functional outcomes and gait performance in various patient populations; developing of establishing of valid and reliable tests and measures related to balance and gait; Effects of physical and occupational therapy interventions on functional outcomes and quality of life in individuals with end-stage renal disease
  • Recent presentations at: APTA Scientific Meetings & Expositions; APTA Combined Sections Meeting; Renal Research Institute 11th International Conference on Dialysis

Professional Service

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • New York Physical Therapy Association, Research Section, Neurology Section
  • Department of Minority Affairs - Mentoring Program

Teaching Responsibilities

  • DPT 605 Research Methods and Design
  • DPT 615 Statistical Applications in Clinical Research
  • DPT 655 Research Project
  • DPT 665 Research Seminar