Our Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Team

Faculty

Lindsay Holland, PT, MPT, NCS

Lindsay Holland, PT, MPT, NCS

Program Director, Mentor

Practice Location: Mizzou Therapy Services-Neuro Center 

Educational Background:  

  • Master of Physical Therapy, May 2007, University of Missouri 
  • Bachelor of Health Science, May 2007, University of Missouri 

Certifications: 

  • Board Certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties-2019 
  • Certificate in Vestibular Rehabilitation-APTA 2010 

Highlights: 

  • Adjunct Faculty Member-Physzou ProBono Clinic 
  • 2020 Team Member, Knowledge Translation Concussion Project, Mizzou Therapy Services Columbia, MO 
  • 2019 Program Development Team Leader, Intensive Therapy Program, Mizzou Therapy Services-Neuro Center Columbia, MO. 
  • 2015-Present Team Member, Concussion Initiative, Mizzou Therapy Services Columbia, MO. 
  • ​​​​​​​2015-Present Physical Therapist Consultant for Dizzy Clinic, MU Health Care’s ENT Hearing and Balance Center Columbia, MO. 
Biography
Rebecca Bliss, PT, DPT, DHSc, NCS

Rebecca Bliss, PT, DPT, DHSc, NCS

Program Coordinator, Didactic Faculty, Mentor

Practice Location:  University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Health Science, May 2019, University of Indianapolis 
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Dec 2014, Des Moines University 
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, Sept 2001, Ithaca College 
  • Bachelor of Science, May 2000, Ithaca College 

Certifications: 

  • Board Certified in Neurological Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties – 2016 
  • Impact Trained Physical Therapist 
  • Certificate of Vestibular Rehabilitation, APTA – 2010 
  • Certified Neurodevelopmental Treatment – 2007 

Highlights: 

  • 2019-Present, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri. 
  • Research Activity in Concussion and Educational Research 
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, Academy of Neurological Physical Therapy, 2015-2018 
  • Current Scholarly Products: 
    • Bliss, R. & Jacobson, E. Doctor of physical therapy student grit as a predictor of academic success: A pilot study. Health Prof Ed. 2020. Online June 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpe.2020.06.006 
    • Bliss, R. & Carr, W David. Professional league athletic trainer knowledge of vestibular ocular dysfunction and utilization of Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) Tool components. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2020. 15(4):603-610. 
    • Bliss, R., Bridges, J., Briedwell, T. Characteristics of DPT students. Where do our students fit in the Master Adaptive Learner Framework? APTA Educational Leadership Conference Virtual Platform Presentation. Oct 2020 
    • Bliss, R.  Utilization of virtual reality in post-concussion rehabilitation: Timing, dosing, and appropriateness. NATA Annual Conference. Virtual Educational Presentation. July 2020. 
    • ​​​​​​​Bliss, R., Cook, A., Stock, K. Sites, B., Fletcher, B. Utilization of rehabilitation professional’s self-efficacy in concussion management to shape knowledge translation intervention. MPTA Spring Conference. Poster Presentation. Kansas City MO, April 2020 *not presented in person secondary to COVID 
Biography
Janelle Engel, PT, DPT, NCS

Janelle Engel, PT, DPT, NCS

Mentor, Didactic Presenter

Practice Location:  Mizzou Therapy Services-Neuro Center 

Educational Background:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, May 2012, University of Missouri 
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences, Pre-Professional Physical Therapy, Minor in Psychology, May 2010, University of Missouri 

Certifications: 

  • Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2017-2027
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor, 2015-present 

Highlights: 

  • 2017, 2019 Led Spinal Cord Injury Team to The Joint Commission Specialty Certification & Re-certification in Spinal Cord Injury, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis. 
  • 2017-2019 Education Team Member, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis 
  • 2015-2019, Lab Assistant for Diagnosis and Management of Neuromuscular Conditions Courses I& II, Washington University School of Medicine Program in Physical Therapy, St. Louis, MO2016, Lab Assistant for Spinal Cord Injury Labs Saint Louis University Department of Physical Therapy, St. Louis, MO 
  • ​​​​​​​2017 Krug J, Engel J, Baker A, Sayers S. Clinical decision-making as part of a challenging case: an adult with acute stage polymyositis. CSM Poster Presentation, San Antonio TX. 
Biography
Eric Lybeck-Brown, PT, DPT

Eric Lybeck-Brown, PT, DPT, MSW

Mentor

Practice Location: University Hospital- Neuroscience Service Line 

Educational Background:  

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2011, University of Missouri 
  • Master of Social Work, May 1997, Boston University 
  • Bachelors of Art in Interpersonal Communication, May 1995, Michigan State University 

Certifications: 

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor: January 2013 to present 

Highlights: 

  • 2019-present Team Member, tPA Early Mobilization Protocol Revision Project, University Hospital Columbia, MO 
  • 2018-present Team Member, Transfer and Lift with Care (TLC); Safe Patient Handling Task Force, University Hospital Columbia, MO 
  • 2018-present Team Member, Neurosciences Optimal Recovery Model Initiative (NORM); initiative to increase frequency and intensity of therapy services to stroke patients in the acute setting; University Hospital Columbia, MO. 
  • 2019 and 2016 Team Member, Assisted in obtaining DNV Stroke Center of Excellence designation; University Hospital Columbia, MO. 
  • Martin, D., Stephens, K., Mathes, R., Lybeck-Brown, E. “Following Interprofessional Acute Care Education.” Poster Presented at American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, 2020, Denver, CO. 
Biography
Rachel Mathes, PT, DPT

Rachel Mathes, PT, DPT

Mentor

Practice Location: University Hospital- Neurosurgery Service Line 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2016, Washington University 
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology & Psychology, May 2013, Northwest Missouri State University 

Certifications: 

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor: January 2017 to present 

Highlights: 

  • 2019-Present Inpatient Supervisor, Therapy Services September 2019 –Present 
  • 2019 Neurosciences Optimal Recovery Model (NORM) Initiative 
  • 2018-Present Acute Care Exposure (ACE) program for University of Missouri DPT students  
  • 2017-Present Neurosciences Quality Improvement Team, quarterly meetings 
  • Martin, D., Stephens, K., Mathes, R., Lybeck-Brown, E. “Following Interprofessional Acute Care Education.” Poster Presented at American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, 2020, Denver, CO. 
Biography
Nicole Beddoe, PT, MPT

Nicole Beddoe, PT, MPT

Mentor

Practice Location: University Hospital-Neuroscience Service Line 

Educational Background: 

  • Master of Physical Therapy, May 2004, University of Missouri 
  • Bachelors of Exercise Science, May 2001, Truman State University 

Certifications: 

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor:  January 2013 to present 

Highlights: 

  • Neurosciences Optimal Recovery Model Initiative (NORM) April 2019-Present 

Biography
Allison Zimbalist, PT, DPT

Allison Zimbalist, PT, MPT, DPT

Mentor

Practice Location: University Hospital-Trauma Service Line 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, September 2007 Thomas Jefferson University 
  • Master of Physical Therapy, May 2005 Thomas Jefferson University

Certifications: 

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor: Certification received December 2006 

Highlights: 

  • Zimbalist, A. The Importance and Role of Therapy in the Trauma Patient. Trauma Update 2019-2020 1 Contact Hour. Columbia, MO 2019 
  • 2015-Readiness to Move Project for Early Mobilization in Acute Care, University Hospital, Columbia, MO 
Biography
Hayley Yeagley, PT, DPT

Hayley Yeagley, PT, DPT

Mentor

Practice Location:  Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2017, University of Missouri 

Certifications: 

  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor: March 2019-Present 

Highlights:

  • 2020 Brain Injury Team Lead, Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital  
  • 2020 Team Member, Knowledge Translation Covid-19 Project, Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital Columbia, MO 
  • 2019-Present Team Member, Fall Prevention Committee, Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital Columbia, MO 
  • 2017-Present Team Member, assisted in obtaining and maintaining The Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification in Brain Injury, Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital
Biography
Anne "Nicole" Lovegreen, PT, DPT

Anne "Nicole" Lovegreen, PT, DPT

Mentor

Practice Location:  Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2014, Southwest Baptist University 
  • Bachelors in General Studies, May 2010, University of Missouri 

Certifications: 

  • NDT Certification: November 2019 to present 
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor:  March 2018 to present 

Highlights: 

  • 2018-Present Team Member, assisted in obtaining TJC Disease Specific Certification in Stroke & Amputee, Howard A. Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • 2020-Present, Team Member, Chronic Pain Management Standards of Care 2020 for Encompass Health Hospitals 
  • ​​​​​​​2019-2020, Team Member, Acute Pain Management Standards of Care 2019 for Encompass Health Hospitals 
Biography
Dana Chole, PT, DPT

Dana Chole, PT, DPT

Supervisor for Shadowing Experience

Practice Location: Mizzou Therapy Services-Children’s Therapy Center

Educational Background:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2014, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, May 2011, University of Missouri

Certifications:

    APTA Certified Clinical Instructor:  November 2015 to present

Highlights:

  • 2019-Present, Adjunct Faculty Member-Physzou ProBono Clinic, Supervising Therapist, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri.
  • 2019-Present, Teaching Assistant for Clinical Evaluations and Procedures
  • 2019-Present, Teaching Assistant for Pediatrics Lab
  • 2019-Present Team Member, Concussion Initiative, Mizzou Therapy Services
  • 2017-Present Team Member, Cerebral Palsy Clinic. MU Health Care
  • 2017-Present Co-Founder of SWITCHED Adapted Toys.
  • 2015-Present Team Member, Tiger Intensive Therapy Program, Mizzou Therapy Services-Children’s Therapy Center.
Biography
Trent Guess, PhD

Trent Guess, PhD

Research Advisor, Didactic Faculty

Practice Location: University of Missouri, School of Health Professions 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS: Dissertation Title: “Computational Modeling of a Dynamic Knee Simulator” Committee Chair: Lorin P. Maletsky, December, 2003 
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Thesis Title: “Design and Construction of a Magnetic Levitation Apparatus” Committee Chair: David G. Alciatore, August, 1994 
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, December, 1992

Highlights: 

  • 2014 – Present, Director, Mizzou Motion Analysis Center, Columbia, MO 
  • Current Scholarly Products: 
    • 2019 Co-Investigator, (PI S. Ball), University of Missouri Extension Title: MU Extension Interdisciplinary Grant: Physical Function in Older Adults in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program, Total Award Amount: $40,000, Time: May 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020 
    • Co- Principal Investigator, (PI J. Hall), School of Health Professions Catalyst Award Title: Evaluating the accuracy, reliability, and clinical efficacy of kinematic foot models in instrumented gait analysis, Total Award Amount: $9,365, Time: May 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020 
    • Co-Principal Investigator, (Co-PI A. Gray) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Title: Mizzou Functional Assessment Screening Tool (MFAST): A low cost, portable, and efficient motion analysis system. Total Award Amount: $13,994, Time: February 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019 
Biography
Jamie Hall, PT, DPT, PhD

Jamie Hall, PT, DPT, PhD

Research Advisor, Didactic Faculty

Practice Location: University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Pediatric Science, December 2017, Dissertation Topic:  Family-Professional Partnership Dynamics, Transition to Preschool, and Physical Therapy:  A Mixed Methods Study Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions  
  • Post-Professional Doctorate of Physical Therapy:  December 2010, Des Moines University 
  • Bachelor of Health Science:  Physical Therapy, May 1996, University of Missouri 

Certifications: 

  • Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties:  2012 
  • American Physical Therapy Association Credentialed Clinical Instructor: 2011 

Highlights: 

  • Current Scholarly Products: 

    • Hall JB, Evans-Rogers D, Hickman R, Cicirello N. Families, physical therapy providers, and the family-professional partnership during the early childhood transition: A mixed methods study. Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference. Poster Presentation. Chattanooga, TN. November 2018. 

  • Current Grant Funded Activity: 

    • Title: Evaluating the Accuracy, Reliability, and Clinical Efficacy of Kinematic Foot Models in Instrumented Gait Analysis, PI: Hall, JB., Amount: $9,365, Date of Award: May 1, 2019- April 30, 2020, Source: University of Missouri School of Health Professions Catalyst Grant, Funding: Internal-School Level 
    • Title: The Effects of AFO-FC Tuning on Gait, Functional Activities, and Motor Control in Children with Hemiplegia, PI: Hall, JB., Amount: $1,370, Date of Award: October 2019, Source: Department of Physical Therapy RIF Fund Application, Funding: Internal-Department 
    • Title: Continuation of an Academic Journal Club by Recent Graduates: How and why did it occur?, PI: Hall, JB., Amount: $540, Date of Award: February 2019, Source: Department of Physical Therapy RIF Fund Application, Funding: Internal-Department 
    • ​​​​​​​Title: Families, Physical Therapy Providers, and the Family-Professional Partnership during the Early Childhood Transition: A Mixed Methods Study., PI: Hall, JB., Amount: $2,000, Date of Award: 2016, Source: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Foundation, Funding: Internal-University Level 
Biography
Anita Campbell, PT, DPT, ATP, NCS

Anita Campbell, PT, DPT, ATP, NCS

Didactic Faculty

Practice Location: University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy 

Educational Background: 

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, August 2019, College of St. Scholastica 
  • Master of Physical Therapy, January 2004, Saint Louis University 
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, May 2002, Saint Louis University 

Certifications: 

  • Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, June 2017 
  • Assistive Technology Professional Certification, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, December 2012; Recertified December 2014; Recertified December 2016 
  • Neuro-IFRAH Certification, Neuro-Integrative Functional Rehabilitation and Habilitation Organization, 2007-2012 
  • Lymphedema Management – Level 1, Coast to Coast School of Lymphedema Management, 2011 
  • Conservative Sharp Debridement, Wound Care Education Institute, 2009 
  • Clinical Instructor Certificate, St. Louis University, 2003 
  • Aquatic Therapy Certificate, St. Louis University, 2002 

Highlights: 

  • Current Scholarly Products: 

    • Campbell AS, Willis BW. Responding to the Call: Measuring Critical Thinking in Physical Therapy Education. In Clinical Reasoning and Decision-Making in Physical Therapy: Facilitation, Assessment and Implementation. Musolino G, Jensen G.(Eds.) Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc.; 2019 
    • Willis BW, Campbell AS, Sayers S, Gibson K. Integrated clinical experience with concurrent problem-based learning is associated with increased clinical reasoning of physical therapy students in the United States. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. 2018: 15(30). doi 10.3352/jeehp.2018.15.30 
    • Campbell AS, Willis, BW. Critical Thinking Patterns: Strengths and Weaknesses upon Admission into a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. American Physical therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Poster Presentation. Denver, CO. February, 2020. 
    • Campbell AS, Chegwidden, M. Wheelchair Prescriptions and PTs: In Theory and Practice. Missouri Physical Therapy Association, Spring Conference. Podium Presentation. St. Louis, MO. April, 2019. 
Biography
Brad Willis, PT, MPT, PhD Candidate

Brad Willis, PT, MPT, PhD Candidate

Didactic Faculty

Practice Location:  University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department 

Educational Background: 

  • PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: Anticipated May, 2022 Dept. of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Program Area: Higher Education University of Missouri-Columbia  
  • Master of Physical Therapy: May 2008 Dept. of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri-Columbia 
  • Bachelors in Health Science: May 2008 Dept. of Health Science, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri-Columbia 

Certifications:

  • Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties-2017 
  • Certified Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association-2012 
  • DARI Motion Capture Certified User-2012 

Highlights:

  • Current Scholarly Products: 
    • Heberlie C, Ericksen B, Prost EL, Sayers SP, Willis BW. “Consistently Inconsistent: Older Adults’ Use of a Complementary Wellness Center Upon Discharge from Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy.” Missouri Physical Therapy Association, Spring Meeting. Poster Presentation. St. Louis, MO. Apr, 2019. 
    • Campbell AS, Willis BW. Responding to the Call: Measuring Critical Thinking in Physical Therapy Education. In: Musolino G, Jensen G, eds. Clinical Reasoning and Decision-Making in Physical Therapy: Facilitation, Assessment and Implementation. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc; 2019: pages 245-254. ISBN:978-63091-408-0. 
    • Willis BW, Campbell AS, Sayers SP, Gibson K. “Integrated Clinical Experience with Concurrent Problem-based Learning is Associated with Increased Clinical Reasoning of Physical Therapy Students in the United States.” Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. 2018; 15:30. doi: 10.3352/jeehp/2018.15.30. 
Biography
Jeff Bridges, PT, ATC, DPT OCS

Jeff Bridges, PT, ATC, DPT OCS

Didactic Faculty

Practice Location: University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department

Educational Background:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010, AT Still University
  • Master of Physical Therapy, 2001, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of Science: Food Science and Human Nutrition, 1998, University of Missouri

Certifications:

  • Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation Certification, 2019
  • Therapeutic Pain Specialist Certification, International Spine and Pain Institute in Partnership with Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions, 2018
  • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2008, 2018
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association, 2006
  • Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC), National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, 1999

Highlights:

  • 2010-Present, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri
  • Current Scholarly Products
    • Bliss, R., Briedwell, T., Bridges, J. Change in DPT Student Motivation and Self-Directedness During COVID-19, What Can We Take Away? American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Poster Presentation Online Format February 2021, ACCEPTED
    • Bliss, R., Bridges, J.  Fear Avoidance Behaviors in Concussion Management... Using the Pain Science Framework to Improve Outcomes.  American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. 2 Hour Symposium. Synchronous Online Presentation February 2021 ACCEPTED
    • Bliss, R. Briedwell, T. Bridges, J.  Characteristics of DPT Students...Where Do Our Students Fit in the Master Adaptive Learner Framework? American Physical Therapy Association Educational Leadership Conference. Online Presentation October 2020
    • Bridges, J., Mullen, J., Johnson, E., Henderson, S., Easley, A., Lemenager, K., Koelling, M., Davis, T., Hackman, M., Miller, C.  Integrating diagnostic imaging across physical therapy disciplines:  A selection of case reports.  Missouri Physical Therapy Association Fall Meeting. Two Hour Symposium. Columbia, MO. October 2018
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