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Gurpreet Singh, PhD, PT

Assistant Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Gurpreet Singh joined Binghamton University's Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences in September 2021 as an assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy.

He is a physical therapist with 16 years experience, with particular expertise in the areas of neurology and geriatrics.

Singh spent seven years practicing and as a PhD candidate at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center, one of the National Centers of Excellence. There, he worked with individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

His academic experience includes seven years teaching in physical therapy programs, where he focused on the adult neuromuscular system, neuropathology, biomechanics and analyzing professional literature in physical therapy.


  • PhD, rehabilitation sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • BS, physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Research Interests

  • Gait and balance disorders as a result of neurodegenerative disorders, with a focus on developing novel exercise strategies to reduce falls in this population

Teaching Interests

  • Adult neuromuscular system
  • Neuropathology
  • Biomechanics
  • Analysis of professional literature in physical therapy