Richard Ferraro

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  • Graduate Program Advisor
  • Area: Physical Therapy
  • End Degree: MPT, PhD
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  • Phone: 856-566-6455
  • Location: Jefferson Hall, 225, Blackwood - South Campus

Dr. Richard Ferraro, PT, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Rutgers University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He received his PhD from Seton Hall University in Movement Science in 2010 and has been with the UMDNJ/Rutgers since 2011. As an Assistant Professor, he teaches in the Gross Anatomy and Kinesiology and Biomechanics courses as well as Prosthetics and Orthotics. His primary research interests are currently focused on the role of the transverse abdominis and other core muscles in balance and postural sway and their contribution to pelvic and hip stabilization. He is also an Associate Editor for the journal, Research and Investigation in Sport and resides on many University, School and Program committees including the recently established Joint Program in Kinesiology and Health and Physical Therapy. He continues to be an active practitioner as well with more than 20 years experience treating in the orthopedic, sports medicine and amputee settings.

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