College of Allied Health Professions

Bills selected for National DEI Summit

Sara Bills

Physical Therapy Associate Director Sara Bills, DPT, recently participated in a summit sponsored by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) National Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission (NEDIC). Dr. Bills was selected for this invitation-only event based on her leadership, impact, and influence in increasing racial/ethnic diversity in the health professions. Dr. Bills was able to share her experiences developing and implementing holistic admissions… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Maribeth Clifton, OTD

Maribeth Clifton, OTD

Maribeth Clifton, OTD, OTR/L, recently joined our Occupational Therapy faculty. Here’s more about Dr. Clifton in her own words: I am thrilled to be joining the Division of Occupational Therapy Education at UNMC! I am excited to bring my experience as a pediatric OT and my experience engaged in community-based programming and research to my work and teachings. I was born and raised in Cheyenne,… Continue Reading

Summer PT program an international success

The UNMC Division of Physical Therapy Education has offered a 3-week Summer Experiential Education (SEED) program since 2017 for international PT students. This summer, the program enrolled 33 international students from seven universities around the world. The program includes online lectures with PT faculty, student roundtable sessions with current UNMC DPT students, and group discussions/presentations. The purpose of the SEED program is to provide an… Continue Reading