Rachel Salazar, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Columbia SMA Clinical Research Center

Email: rs3005@columbia.edu
  • BS: University of Connecticut
  • DPT: Columbia University, NY
Board Certification: American Physical Therapy Association

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Rachel received her Bachelors of Science in Allied Health Sciences from the University of Connecticut. She completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in the pediatrics specialized track at Columbia University. She conducted her final clinical internship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she gained experience working in multidisciplinary clinics, acute care and outpatient settings.

Rachel joined the SMA Clinical Research Center, as a Physical Therapist, in August of 2013. Prior to starting at Columbia University's SMA clinic, Rachel worked as a pediatric physical therapist in California in an outpatient clinic, home and school based settings. She treated children with a variety of diagnoses including neurologic, orthopedic, genetic and developmental disorders. Rachel has traveled to Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Haiti where she volunteered and provided physical therapy services to children with various developmental conditions.





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