Professional Bio

Education

  • DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Regis University, 2006
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1984
  • B.S., Physical Education – Exercise Technology Option, Texas A&M University, 1983

 

Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certifications

  • APTA Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Trainer
  • APTA Basic and Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Education and Orthopedic Sections, Health Care Policy
  • Northwestern Intermountain Consortium of Clinical Educators, Scholarship Committee Chair
  • Colorado Chapter-APTA, Awards Committee Co-Chair, Mile High District Secretary
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Clinical Education: Clinical faculty development to improve student outcomes during clinical rotations

Clinical Practice: Autonomous PT practice in the management of patients with long standing neuromuscular disease

Recent Presentations

Mulligan, N., Krum, L., Francis, A., Davis, A., Christenson, M., Tschoepe, B. Clinical Education Scholar Program: Creating Innovative Partnerships Between Academic Physical Therapy Programs and Clinical Faculty. Platform presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California, 2010.

Mulligan, N., Tschoepe, B., Smith, M., A Physical Therapist Model of Primary Care for Chronic Neuromuscular Disease: A Case Report. Poster presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California, 2010.

Mulligan, N., Tschoepe, B., Smith, M., Physical Therapists as Primary Care Providers for Neuromuscular Disease: A Case Report. Poster presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, California, 2010.