Maggie T. Schumacher, PT, DPT
Maggie T. Schumacher, PT, DPT

Maggie T. Schumacher, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Physical Therapy Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC)
Program Director, Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency
Coordinator, Health Fair for Indigenous People
Coordinator, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab-Wounded Heroes Foundation
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Expertise/Specializations

  • Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Physical Therapy

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
  • Co-director of Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC) PT program
  • Professional Formation IV
  • Program Coordinator of Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency

Biography

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Kogler K, Howard N, Schumacher M, Knight H. Variable surface training and fall risk in the older adult: A literature review. Top Geriatr Rehabil. 2018;34:185-193., Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 34, 185-193, 2018

Presentations

  • Gleason A, Hoffman J, Schumacher M. The Impact of International, Cross-Cultural Clinical Education on Physical Therapy Students: A Research Report. Platform presented at: American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Education Section; January 25, 2019; Washington, D.C., 2019
  • Schumacher M, Harrington S, Henkin H. Learning through adaptive sports: physical therapy students' service-learning experience with veterans who are disabled. Poster presented at: American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Education Section; January 25, 2019; Washington, D.C., 2019
  • Greiner B, Patterson A, de la Garza M, Schumacher M, Mu K, Qi Y. The effectiveness of professional education on occupational and physical therapy students' perception on evidence-based practice. Poster presentation accepted at: 2018 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Expo; April 2018; Salt Lake City, UT., 2018
  • Schumacher M, Hoffman J, Knight H. A model for innovation in clinical education: A 20-year history of physical therapy in the Dominican Republic. Poster presented at: American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, HPA Section/Global Health Special Interest Group; February 2018; New Orleans, LA., 2018
  • Schumacher M, Knight H, Hoffman J, Wong S. The impact of integrating global health with clinical education in physical therapy students. Poster presented at: Global Health Conference of the Midwest; January 2018; Omaha, NE, 2018
  • Greiner B, Patterson A, de la Garza M, Schumacher M, Mu K, Qi Y. The effect of professional education on OT & PT attitudes toward evidence-based practice. Poster presented at: Creighton University Assessment Symposium; November 2017; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Greiner B, Patterson A, de la Garza M, Schumacher M, Mu K. Occupational and physical therapy students’ attitudes toward persons with disabilities and the use of evidence-based practice. Poster presented at:  Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association Conference; February 2017; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Hoffman JE, Pogge M, Peck K. Rehabilitation in Shijiazhuang, China and Santiago, Dominican Republic: Cultural immersion experiences & impact on student learning in physical therapy. Poster presented at: American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, HPA Section/Global Health Special Interest Group; February 2015; Indianapolis, IN., 2015
  • Pogge M, Miller J. Impact of a home exercise program emphasizing thoracic mobility and respiratory exercise on an individual following CVA: A case study. Poster presentation at: American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition; June 2007; Denver, CO., 2007

Research and Scholarship

Current Research Projects

  • Paschal K, Peterson J, Henkin K, Schumacher M, Knight H, Black L, Beran K.
    Beyond the Urban Model: Clinical Education Experiences in the Heartland

Grant Funding Received

  • Mu K, Qi Y, Patterson A, Greiner B, Schumacher M. Develop Sustainable Partnership in Professional Education and Practice for Health Sciences Students: Comprehensive Assessment of China Honors Interprofessional Program (CHIP). Creighton Global Initiative, 2018. $5,406. Role: Co-Investigator
  • Peterson J, Beran K, Black L, Henkin K, Paschal K, Schumacher M. Beyond the Urban Model: Clinical Education Experiences in the Heartland. Nebraska Physical Therapy Foundation 9/1/18-8/31/19. $3,006. Role: Co-Investigator
  • Harrington S, Schumacher M. Physical Therapy Student Immersion with Injured Military Veterans through Sport. Nebraska Physical Therapy Association George Blanton Research Grant, 2015. $5,000. Role: Co-Principal Investigator