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09-14-2016

Marko Appointed Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University

Moshe Marko has been appointed assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.

Moshe MarkoMarko received his bachelor of physiotherapy degree from University of Tel-Aviv, his master of health science degree from Washington University-College, his doctor of physical therapy from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University.

Marko is a board-certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist and a board-certified strength & conditioning specialist. He is a member of the American National Strength & Conditioning Association.

Before coming to this position at Clarkson, he was an adjunct professor in the School of Allied Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy at Ariel University, Israel. From 2003-2012, he was clinical assistant professor in the College of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy Education at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He also was assistant professor of physical therapy at Utica College of Syracuse University.

His teaching expertise includes geriatrics, kinesiology, physical modalities, wellness and prevention, applied clinical decision making, movement analysis, patient/client management regarding the spine, and the physiology of exercise.

Marko also has extensive experience as a physical therapist, and is the owner of two physical therapy out-patient clinics in the towns of Ra’Anana and Tiberias, Israel. He has worked as a physical therapist in Israel and the United States in settings that range from nursing homes and rehab clinics, to out-patient clinics and home care.

Marko received the Robert S. Salant Award for best research in New York. He was awarded numerous research grants during his time at Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate Medical Center.

He has presented his work in peer-reviewed publications, often writing on mobility and strength issues affecting senior citizens. He also has made presentations at community health fairs.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

[A photograph for media use is available http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/mmarko.jpg.]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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