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  • Lisa Rossman Murphy
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Program Advisor, Doctor of Physical Therapy 4 + 3 Program
  • Area: Anatomy and Motor Development
  • End Degree: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Office: Loree Classroom 012
  • Phone: 848-932-7047
  • Email: lar122@kines.rutgers.edu
  • Specialization: Neuromotor Development, Pediatric Health, Functional Anatomy

Licenses and Certifications

Licensed Physical Therapist, State of New Jersey
Certified School Physical Therapist, State of New Jersey
Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner
Certified Infant Massage Instructor

Courses Taught

01:377:223 (formerly 377:213)   Functional Human Anatomy Lecture
01:377:310   Motor Learning
01:377:340   Pediatric Development and Fitness

Educational / Research Interests

Pediatric physical development, especially neuromotor development, and its relationship to other areas of development (i.e. language, cognitive, social, adaptive) and its role in overall fitness and lifelong wellness.


Rossman Murphy, L. (2019).  Progress toward achievement of early motor milestones for a child with trisomy 9 mosaicism: Case report. Annals of Clinical Case Reports, 4(12), 1-5. 

Professional Background

Dr. Lisa Rossman Murphy is a graduate of Rutgers College, Rutgers University. She earned a Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Physical Therapy from The City University of New York at the College of Staten Island. She earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University.

Dr. Rossman Murphy is a practicing physical therapist, specializing in pediatrics. She is the owner of Little Steps, LLC, providing developmental rehabilitation and early intervention to children from birth through school age.  She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and an advocate within the community, working with local pediatricians and other practitioners in an integrative approach toward pediatric wellness.