Mary Lou Galantino, PT, PhD
Mary Lou Galantino, PT, PhD, is professor of physical therapy at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and adjunct research scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, where she conducts research on integrative medicine and chronic diseases. She received a master’s of science in physical therapy from Texas Women’s University and a doctorate from Temple University. From 2002-2005, Dr. Galantino was the recipient of an NIH-NCCAM post-doctoral fellowship in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed another master’s degree in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.
Dr. Galantino has enjoyed over 25 years of her clinical, research and training career working with people diagnosed with chronic diseases. She has trained at MD Anderson Cancer Center, has extensive experience with the HIV and cancer populations and has been an advocate for rehabilitation services since the early 1980s. She was recently funded by the New Jersey Cancer Consortium for research exploring the benefits of yoga during chemotherapy for women living with breast cancer.
Dr. Galantino is committed to the integration of evidence-based complementary medicine throughout her rehabilitation practice.