University of Nebraska Medical Center

Matt Vilburn, DC

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Anatomy


Headshot of Matt Vilburn, DC

Dr. Vilburn is an associate professor of gross anatomy and neuroanatomy. His primary role in the department is teaching. He serves as the co-director for the Neuroanatomy Lecture and Lab courses for graduate students. Dr. Vilburn participates in almost every block of the College of Medicine Phase 1 curriculum and the Structure and Development of the Human Body course for graduate and allied health students. He has a particular interest in creating global access to healthcare education. He is the co-founder of the Virtual Dissection Database and a collaborator on the creation of the Global Neuroanatomy Network.

  • DC, Northeast College of Health Sciences
  • MS, Northeast College of Health Sciences
  • BS, Utah Valley University
Dr. Vilburn’s research interests are focused on the effectiveness of emerging technologies in classroom settings.
Selected Publications
  1. McCumber, T., Cassidy, K., Latacha, K., Simet, S., Vilburn, M., Urban, N., Vogt, C. & Urban, J. (2019). Accuracy of ultrasound-guided localization of the peripatellar plexus for knee pain management. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 58:1-2.