College of Allied Health Professions

PT Alumni Chapter sponsors multiple events

PT Class of 2016 preparing to leave for clinical rotations.

The Physical Therapy Alumni Chapter sponsored a farewell pizza party for the third-year students the week before they departed on their clinical rotations. The Chapter and the Division of PT Education were also sponsors of the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference held at UNMC on Oct 17th as well as financial sponsors of the National Student Conclave (NSC). Twenty-seven UNMC DPT students were among… Continue Reading

PT faculty, alums, and student making strides against breast cancer

Physical Therapy Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team

PT Faculty, Betsy Becker and Nikki Sleddens, along with UNMC PT alums Nick Reiss, Stephanie Urbom, and Heather Rhoardarmer, and current UNMC PT1 student, Taylor Walla, participated in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on October 25, 2015 in Lincoln. The annual walk, held at Holmes Lake Park, raised $200,000.

Johnson and Sleddens recognized with PT service positions

Dr. Grace Johnson and Professor Nikki Sleddens

Grace Johnson, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, in PT Education was appointed to the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties’ (ABPTS) Specialty Council on Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Her four-year term will begin January 1, 2016. The Specialty Council on Orthopedic Physical Therapy is responsible for defining orthopedic specialist practice, creating the specialist examination for board certification, and setting the criteria for board certification in orthopedic physical therapy…. Continue Reading