Matthew Vilburn, DC

Assistant Professor


Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
986395 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6395


DC, New York Chiropractic College
MS, Anatomy, New York Chiropractic College

Academic Appointments:
Course Director, Masters in Medical Anatomy Neuroanatomy Lecture, 2020 - present 
Course Director, Masters in Medical Anatomy Neuroanatomy Laboratory, 2019 - present 
Director, Musculoskeletal, Skin & Blood Unit, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2016 - 2018 
Co-Director, DPT Human Anatomy Course, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2013 - 2018  

Professional Organizations:
American Association of Anatomists

Dr. Vilburn’s primary responsibility in the department is teaching. He serves as the Course Director of the Neuroanatomy Lab for the Masters of Medical Anatomy students; participates in the Structure and Development of the Human Body course for Physician Assistants and Physical Therapy students, and teaches gross anatomy and neuroanatomy as part of the College of Medicine’s Training Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum.

Dr. Vilburn’s research interests are focused on the effectiveness of emerging technologies in classroom settings.

  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.