Karen Gage-Bensley, PT, DPT, MS, PCS

Physical Therapy


  • DPT, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 2010
  • M.S., MGH Institute of Health Professions, 1988
  • B.S., University of Vermont, 1982

Professional Background

Dr. Gage-Bensley has been the Physical Therapy Core Affiliated Faculty member in NH-ME LEND since 1994. She is a pediatric team member at York Hospital in southern Maine, and was a consultant to the Seacoast Neuromotor Clinic for 10 years through the Bureau of Special Medical Services, a Title V program.


The NH and ME Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (NH-ME LEND) is a collaboration among Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire, and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies/UCED at the University of Maine-Orono. The purpose of NH-ME LEND is to improve the health of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities by preparing leaders to enter the field of maternal and child health.