Division of Physical Therapy Education
Munroe Meyer Institute
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy Education, UNMC, 2003
Board Certified Specialist, Pediatric Physical Therapy, 2000
MS, Cell Biology and Anatomy, UNMC, 1993
BSPT, Division of Physical Therapy Education, UNMC, 1986
TAMO Certification, Tscharnuter Akademie for Movement Organization, 1996
NDT Certification, Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association, 1990
Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
PHYT 612, Pediatric Rehabilitation
CCCE, Munroe Meyer Institute
Funded Grant Support:
Title: A Test for Diagnosis of Motor Delay in Infants (UNMC Subcontractor Site PI)
Title: Investigation of the Dynamics of Sitting Posture Control in Infants with Cerebral Palsy. (Support Personnel)
Title: Investigation of Interventions for Sitting Postural Control In Young Children with Moderate to Severe Cerebral Palsy. (Support Personnel)
“A comparison of developing sitting postural control in 2 infants receiving different treatment approaches”, APTA CSM, Nashville, TN, 2008.
“Student perceptions vs computer based instruction in a neuroscience course”, APTA CSM, San Diego, CA, 2006.
“Clinical Decision Making with the SWASH orthosis: A Case Study”, APTA CSM. Tampa, FL 2003.
“Neurobehavioral assessment of the medically fragile infant: an introduction for PT’s”, Murcia, Spain, 2008.
“Early Intervention in ‘natural environments’”, Murcia, Spain, 2008.
“Introduction to the Test of Infant Motor Performance”, Omaha, NE 2007.
“Advances in Genetics: Implications for pediatric physical therapy”, Transitional DPT program UNMC, 2004; APTA CSM, San Antonio, TX, 2001.
American Physical Therapy Association: member Pediatric section; Early Intervention and NICU SIG’s; regional representative for EI SIG.
Early intervention (0-3), NICU consultant, school-based intervention with children (0-21), medically related out-patient services for children of all ages.