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Peggy J. Lynam

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

DPT: A. T. Still University of Health Sciences 2007MS: Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, Physical Therapy, 1989BS: Ithaca College, 1982


Dr. Lynam has been a member of the Department of Physical Therapy since 1989. She has been a practicing physical therapist for over 40 years. Since 2015, Dr. Lynam has been a full-time Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy on a Non-Tenure Track Appointment. She is responsible for teaching across the curriculum in the neurological, cardiopulmonary, and professional development and management courses. Outside of LIU, Dr. Lynam has been in home health physical therapy for over 30 years. She is a strong supporter and advocate for the New York Chapter of the APTA and has served in a variety of chapter positions. Dr. Lynam is the immediate past President of APTA New York and is currently serving on the APTA Finance Committee at the National Level. Dr. Lynam’s research interests focus on remediation of student performance and treatment of patients with neurological pathologies.


Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

APTA New York, Chapter President

Adult Neurological and Geriatric Physical Therapy, Home Care, Administration

Lectures and Presentations

Dewan B, Mensah N, Lynam P, States R. Group Exercise for Balance in People with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
Poster Presentation: APTA 2023 Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2023.

Lynam P. Management of an individual with multiple sclerosis complicated by adult scoliosis: a case report. Poster Presentation: *Abstract accepted for APTA 2020 NEXT Conference and Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, June 2020 (Conference cancelled).

Lynam P, Bradley L. Remediation of a student after a failed clinical practice experience: a case report. Poster Presentation: *Abstract accepted for APTA NEXT Conference and Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 2019.

Shtaynberg J, Beric B, Henkle S, Lynam P, Rossi A. Using blended learning to deliver interprofessional education (IPE). Poster Presentation: AACP Annual Meeting: Pharmacy Education 2018, Boston, MA, July 2018; AM J Pharmaceutical Educ 2018;82(5):537.

Lynam P. Combination of a progressive exercise program and cognitive behavioral therapy in an individual with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: A case report. Poster Presentation at APTA NEXT 2018 Conference and Exposition, Orlando, FL, June 2018 (Selected for Special Recognition by APTA NEXT Conference Work group).

Lynam P. The Use of Core Stabilization Exercises in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Report. June, 2012 Poster Presentation at PT 2012: Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association, Tampa, FL.

Lynam P. Update on Evidence-Based Outcome Measures for Adult Neurologic Populations. March, 2011. Greater NY District, NYPTA.