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University of Nebraska Medical Center

PT faculty receive grant funding for stroke rehab

Kathleen G. Volkman, PT, MS, NCS, the primary investigator, along with Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, and two collaborators from Creighton, received the George Blanton Research Grant from the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association. The purpose of their study, Improving Stroke Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care: Triangulating Perspectives of Interprofessional Groups of Healthcare Providers, is to (1) describe, interpret, and understand rural healthcare professionals’ perceptions of the structures and processes of stroke rehabilitation in rural communities in Nebraska, and (2) to identify priorities for and barriers to interprofessional team-based stroke rehabilitation.

Congratulations!

3 comments

  1. M. Patricia Leuschen says:

    Congratulations Kathy! It should be a valuable and interesting study!!

  2. Greg Karst says:

    Congratulations on the funding! I’m sure this work will benefit persons with stroke… hope I’m not one!
    Greg

  3. Michael Huckabee says:

    This represents hard work and a desire to improve the health of those dealing with the difficulties of stroke. We look forward to the outcomes and congratulations on the excellent project.

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