Dr. Moroz was born and raised in Odessa, a Black Sea port city. He moved to New York City with his parents at 17 and attended Brooklyn College and subsequently New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Moroz trained in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NYU and was invited to stay on Faculty after graduation. He became an Associate Director of Residency Training and worked at both Rusk Institute and Bellevue Hospital for the first several years.
Dr. Moroz sought out additional training and became a NY State certified acupuncturist.
Currently, Dr. Moroz is the Director of Residency Training and Medical Education at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and Director of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Unit at Rusk Institute.
Dr. Moroz is an experienced educator in the field of rehabilitation and disability. While in residency, he developed a curriculum in Medical Aspects of Disability and taught a graduate level 3-credit course with the same name at the City University of New York.
Since joining the faculty at New York University School of Medicine, he has expanded and improved the post-graduate training program for physicians specializing in Rehabilitation and Disability. He received recognition awards for his teaching excellence from the graduating residents in 2001 and 2008 and was invited to develop a national self-study curriculum for practicing rehabilitation physicians in the area of Neurodegenerative Disorders and Stroke from 2002 to 2003 and chosen to facilitate the development of 2009 Study Guide. Dr. Moroz is a founding member of the interdisciplinary Disability Council at the New York University and has authored numerous peer reviewed publications in his field.
Outside of work, he spends time with his wife and two sons, sails, plays classical guitar, and practices T’ai Chi Chuan.
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