University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Research

PT hosts visiting scholar from Brazil

by Liz Wellsandt, PhD The UNMC Physical Therapy program hosted a visiting scholar, Rodrigo Scatonne da Silva, PT, MSc, PhD, on August 21-22, 2023.  Dr. Scatonne da Silva traveled to UNMC from ​the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Natal, Brazil. There, he lectures in physical therapy at the undergraduate and graduate levels and coordinates […]

Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Scatonne da Silva gives presentation

Siu presents at international conference

Joseph Siu, PhD, attended the 2023 WorldPhysio Congress in June in Dubai and gave a podium presentation on, “The promising effects of virtual reality on physical, cognitive, and psychological outcome in cancer rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.” Dr. Siu also presented a poster to highlight the success and 10-year development of our Global Health […]

Jun 19, 2023

Physical Therapy Students Garner Outstanding Student Poster Award

Three students from the physical therapy class of 2024 – Caitlyn Bartholemew, Samantha Granec, and MacKenzie DeHoff – received the Outstanding Student Poster award for, “Aquatic vs. Land Based Physical Therapy Effects on GMFM in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A review of literature,” at the Munroe Meyer Institute’s (MMI) April Poster Session. The event showcased […]

Jun 9, 2023

PT students stand with their poster