Karen O'Hagen, PT, DPT
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. O’Hagen graduated from Boston University with her Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998. She began her career at United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County where she had the opportunity to work with both the pediatric and adult population. After a year, she was promoted to a Senior Adult Therapist position. Dr. O’Hagen then joined the staff at the St. Charles Educational and Therapeutic Center where she continued to focus her clinical practice on pediatrics, while also working in outpatient orthopedics and early intervention. She received her t-DPT from Boston University in 2005. Currently, she practices in pediatric home care, early intervention, preschool and school-based settings.
Dr. O’Hagen joined the physical therapy program at Stony Brook University in 2004 as an adjunct instructor, assisting in the pediatrics courses. Currently, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Entry-level DPT program where she co-teaches Pediatrics, Psychosocial 1 and 2, and assists in Modalities and Electrotherapy.
She is an active member in the American Physical Therapy Association and has been the Long Island liaison for the Buddy Walk for the National Down Syndrome Society for the past 5 years.