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.
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
In August, the Division of Physical Therapy Education hosted 58 alumni, clinical instructors, and like-minded rehab professionals for a continuing education conference: Oncology Rehabilitation Principles, Application, and State of Practice. This interprofessional conference featured the expertise of two national speakers from the well-known cancer centers of MD Anderson and Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital: Brent Braveman, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Sharlynn Touhy, PT, DPT, MBA, respectively…. Continue Reading