Physical Therapy

UNMC physical therapy earns NU teaching award

The allied health program is the recipient of the University of Nebraska’s 2024 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award.

May 15, 2024

Faculty and staff of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions' physical therapy program: From left, first row is staff, Marcela Williams, Mary Wood, Megan Krenzer, Michelle Hawkins. Faculty are, second row, Tessa Wells, DPT, Betsy Becker, DPT, PhD, Dawn Venema, PhD; third row, Patricia Hageman, PhD, Nikki Sleddens, PhD; fourth row, Sara Bills, DPT, Kathleen Volkman, MS, Kellie Gossman, DPT; fifth row, Megan Frazee, DPT, Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu, PhD, Grace Johnson, DPT, Joseph Norman, PhD (retired), Elizabeth Wellsandt, DPT, PhD; sixth row, Stacie Christensen, DPT, Mike Rosenthal, DSc, Mike Wellsandt, DPT. Not pictured, Laura Bilek, PhD, Teresa Cochran, DPT, Kyle Meyer, PhD, Kaitlyn Uwazurike, DPT.

Distinguished Scientist: Yvonne Golightly, PhD

Dr. Golightly is a professor and assistant dean for research in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions.

Oct 30, 2023

Yvonne Golightly, PhD

Drs. Golightly, Michaud to receive rheumatology President’s Award

Yvonne Golightly, PhD, and Kaleb Michaud, PhD, will be recognized at the national meeting of the American College of Rheumatology.

Oct 10, 2023

Yvonne Golightly, PhD, and Kaleb Michaud, PhD

Orthopedic PT residency receives accreditation

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions residency received accreditation through January 2028.

Aug 2, 2023

Megan Frazee, DPT

UNMC grad’s life-saving team wins ESPY Award

The Buffalo Bills’ athletic training staff, led by 2004 UNMC graduate Nate Breske, DPT, jumped into action when Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field.

Jul 14, 2023

Nate Breske, DPT. (Image courtesy S.J. CARRERA INC.)

Back-o-the-Napkin contest for new medical devices returns

Submissions, due July 1, are accepted from all faculty, students and staff with ideas for innovative medical devices.

May 2, 2023

UNMC for the record, Oct. 28, 2022

News items on an award, a board, mentors and Ebenezer Scrooge.

Oct 27, 2022

Maurice Godfrey, PhD

New faculty spotlight: Dan Pierce, MD

Dr. Pierce is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Oct 23, 2022

Dan Pierce, MD

UNMC faculty among new NSRI fellows

Eight UNMC names among 49 new fellows announced Wednesday by the National Strategic Research Institute.

May 5, 2022

Maj. Gen., USAF (Ret.) Rick Evans, NSRI director

Five CAHP faculty honored with statewide awards

Dean Kyle Meyer, PhD, calls awards ‘well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to advancing their respective professions.’

May 4, 2022

Mark Aksamit, Betsy Becker, DPT, PhD, and Karen Honeycutt, PhD, were among the College of Allied Health Professions faculty members honored by their state organizations.