Division of Physical Therapy Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984420 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4420
July 2011-present: Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, Division of Physical Therapy Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
May 2000- May 2004: Adjunct Faculty, Division of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
2003: Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy(OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
2000: Credentialed Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association.
2000: MHS, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis.
1992: MPT, Department of Physical Therapy, Wichita State University.
1985: BS, Department of Biology, University of Nebraska Omaha.
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
PHYT 752, Clinical Education V (course coordinator)
PHYT 751, Clinical Education IV (course coordinator)
PHYT 750, Clinical Education III (course coordinator)
PHYT 650, Clinical Education II (course coordinator)
PHYT 550, Clinical Education I (course coordinator)
Research interest: The role of mentoring in optimizing clinical education for physical therapy students.
Lausterer KJ and Longacre ME. Functional improvement in female athletes following an ACL injury prevention exercise program”. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2005; 35: A-88.
PT faculty representative on the SHARING Faculty Advisory Committee
Board, Nebraska Foundation for Physical Therapy
Member, American Physical Therapy Association: 1992-present
Member, Education Section and Orthopedics Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
Member, Clinical Education Special Interest Group (Education Section APTA)
Member, Nebraska Physical Therapy Association
UNMC SHARING Clinic
Primarily outpatient orthopedics
Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education