McKenzie Behrendt, OTR/L, OTD

Assistant Professor

Department of Division of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Occupational Therapy Education

Health Science Education Complex
2402 University Drive, Office #254
Kearney, NE 68849-4510

Academic Appointments:
Occupational Therapy Education Instructor, UNMC 2021-Present

OTD: Creighton University, 2015
BS: Exercise Science with minor in Health Sciences, University of Nebraska-Kearney 2012
Saebo Orthotics Certified, 2021
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certified, 2017
PAMS Certified, 2015
CarFit Certified, 2015

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Human Movement
Occupation Based Course for Middle and Older Adults

Member, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2012-Present
Member, Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, 2012-Present

Clinical Experience:
Home health, assistive living, skilled nursing home, outpatient with focus on neurological and orthopedic conditions, driving evaluations, neonatal intensive care, inpatient care, and seating and mobility evaluations