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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Science


Allied Health 213




Francine Sage-King PT, DPT

Clinical Assistant Professor


Francine is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Fran is originally from Michigan and initially started her career as an athletic trainer after receiving her BS in Kinesiology from Michigan State University. Relocating to New York, Francine eventually went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Columbia University. Following graduation, she began working as a physical therapist at Helen Hayes Hospital focusing on treating adults with neurological impairments in both the inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings. When not at work, Fran enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.


PhD, Physical Therapy, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY
BS, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Research Interests/Areas of Focus

Brain injury/Biomechanics

Selected Publications

Chiarello, C., Zellers, J., Sage-King, F. (2012) Predictors of Inter-recti Distance in Cadavers. Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 36(3), 125-130

Selected Presentations

Platform presenter at Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2011: Predictors of Inter-recti Distance in Cadavers