Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR, is the Associate Director of Ackerman’s Center for the Developing Child and Family and creator of the Personal Best Two-Generation Parenting Program. From 2011-2023 she was also the Director of the Children with Special Needs Project which offered family therapy, parent groups and professional workshops. Dr. Grossman is currently an adjunct professor at NYU. Previous academic appointments include Chairperson at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Medicine and adjunct faculty at Columbia University and Sacred Heart University. She has conducted early intervention and special education policy studies for the NYS Department of Education and NYC Board of Education as well as municipalities and school systems in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT.
Dr. Grossman is also an occupational therapy and public health educator and consultant to community agencies. She has published and presented in the areas of family resilience, parenting, mental health consultation and best practices in early intervention/special education. Dr. Grossman maintains a private practice in family therapy.