Leslie Russek, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy


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Physical Therapy Department 
Clarkson Hall  Rm. 209 
Box 5880
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 16399-5880

Phone:        (315) 268-3761
Email:        Lnrussek@clarkson.edu

Office:        Clarkson Hall 209
Office Hours: (Fall, 2016): see schedule posted in faculty hallway

Email for appointment




Dance Injury Prevention Handouts


Special Interests:

      Clinical interests include headaches, hypermobility syndrome, fibromyalgia, and myofascial pain syndrome

      Research interests include hypermobility syndrome, fibromyalgia and headaches

      Non-academic interests include dogs (big dogs) and Aikido, a non-aggressive Japanese martial art

o   Article published in Aikido Today Magazine, June, 2004, vol #94: Aikido and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People


       Physical Therapy license active in New York State since 1997, active in Maryland 1991-1997

       Orthopedic Certified Specialist, APTA, since 1997, valid until 2017


       DPT in Physical Therapy, Simmons College, 2006

       BS in Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, 1991

       PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1987

       BA in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1983

Curriculum Vita

Summer, 2016:

       PT525: Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy


       Clarkson-Crane Performing Arts Injury Prevention Workshops

       Potsdam Fibromyalgia Support Group

       Puppy Pictures: Luna and Bandit

       North Country Aikido Club at Clarkson

       Clarkson University

       Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy

       American Physical Therapy Association

       National Headache Foundation 

       The American Council for Headache Education

This web page was last updated 4/14/16


If you have comments or suggestions, email me at lnrussek@clarkson.edu

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