Robin (Dubin) Grossman, a graduate of SUNY Oneonta, received a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Daemen College.
Grossman served as a supervisor in the Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Center Physical Therapy Department in Commack, N.Y., until the birth of her first child, Stephen, in 1993. She then became a home care physical therapist specializing in geriatrics.
Her son had a near life threatening heart issue that required Grossman to cease work and focus her attention on her family, including a daughter. As a volunteer, she was active with the PTA, serving as president and on the organization’s council, and became a civic leader in her community.
Grossman’s daughter, Sydni, 21, is pursuing a career in physical therapy, and son, Stephen, is now heart healthy and graduated from law school in June.
Grossman is currently creating a line of spices and other condiments for those suffering from IBS and related disorders.
“Daemen gave me a strong background in the sciences that I still use today,” said Grossman. “While physical therapy will always will be a passion, life takes its turns and puts us on other paths for a reason.”