Faculty Profile

Sarah Ferrero

Sarah Elisabeth Ferrero

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy


BS, University of Connecticut
DPT, Russell Sage College

Neurorehabilitation I

Spring 2020

Neurorehabilitation I Lab

Spring 2020


Physical Therapy

Phone Number

(203) 582-7840

Mail Drop




Encompass Home Health

2014 – 2017

Per visit Physical Therapist

Rocky Hill, CT

Gaylord Hospital- Inpatient Services

2014 – 2019

Per diem Physical Therapist

Wallingford, CT

Newington Rapid Recovery and Rehab Center, the Rehab Department

2014 – 2019

Per diem Physical Therapist

Newington, CT

Quinnipiac University

2014 – 2019

Assistant Professor for Clinical Integration for Physical Therapy

Hamden CT

Quinnipiac University

2011 – 2014

Part-time Faculty- Physical Therapy Program

Hamden CT

Gaylord Hospital- Inpatient Services

2005 – 2014

Full time Physical Therapist (Clinical Ladder III, Team Leader)

Wallingford, CT

Middlesex Hospital

2002 – 2005

Inpatient Physical Therapist

Middletown, CT

Harborside Healthcare- Governor’s House

2001 – 2002

Inpatient Physical Therapist

Simsbury, CT

Sundance Rehabilitation- Multiple Sites- Skilled Nursing Facilities

1996 – 2001

Inpatient Physical Therapist

East Berlin, CT

Grove Hill Medical Center

1995 – 1996

Outpatient Physical Therapist

New Britain, CT

Mascali, K., Giordano, J., Moriarty, K., Booth, J., Ferrero, S., An Investigation of the Impact of Social and Physical Participation on Quality of Life in the Elderly in a Nicaraguan Adult Care Center, APTA's Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2018).

Wall, T., Broggi, M., Ferrero, S., Building Resilience Through Reflection: The Progression of Reflection Skills in Doctoral Physical Therapy Students, APTA's Education and Leadership Conference, Jacksonville, FL (2018).

Nicholas Schneid, Anthony Fontana, Jared Einhorn, Steven McCormack, Julie Booth, Sarah Ferrero, The effect of Functional Interval Training and Boxing on patients with Parkinson’s Disease (2017).

Giordano, Mascali, Moriarty, Booth, Ferrero , An Investigation of the Impact of Social and Physical Participation on Quality of Life in the Elderly in Nicaraguan adult care centers, Quinnipiac University (2016).



Geriatric Clinical Specialist- initial certification 2009, re-certification 2019

CPR certified

American Heart Association


Doctor of Physical Therapy- Sage Graduate School, 2007; Bachelors of Science Allied Health: Physical Therapy - University of Connecticut, 1995

Physical Therapist