Rosemary Gambatese, PT, MSPT, is a physical therapist with 38 years’ clinical experience. She received a BS in Biology from St. Bonaventure University and MS in PT from Arcadia University. She is an advanced clinical specialist at Kessler Rehabilitation Center in Flanders, NJ with specialties in pediatrics and neurology. In addition to her work at Kessler, she has been an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University School of Health-Related Professions, Department of Physical Therapy, a consultant for early intervention and a contract therapist for agencies providing physical therapy in school settings. Practicing for over 30 years, Rose brings a wide range of experience and clinical expertise to her specialty areas of pediatrics and neurology. She has presented seminars for PESI, APTANJ and Select Medical Corporation on topics including congenital muscular torticollis, school-based PT intervention, cerebral palsy, and intervention to overcome sedentary behavior at all ages. Rose has presented a poster at APTA Combined Section Meeting on a novel stroke treatment an co-written articles on vestibular, stroke, and therapeutic exercise topics.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rosemary Gambatese has employment relationships with Rutgers University and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Inc. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Rosemary Gambatese is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the New Jersey Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association.