Margaret T. Schumacher, PT, DPT
Margaret T. Schumacher, PT, DPT

Margaret T. Schumacher, PT, DPT

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

Biography

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy; Creighton University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish for the Health Professions; Marquette University, 2004

Research and Scholarship

Current Research Projects

  • 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.
     
    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.
     
    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
     
    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.
     
    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.

    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.

    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.