Dr. Stumbo joined the university in 1989 as a faculty member in the physical therapy program and served in a number of capacities prior to being named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Health Sciences in 2007. In her current position, Dr. Stumbo is responsible for the academic and student affairs for the over 600 students enrolled in the college. Dr. Stumbo received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Northern Iowa, a Certificate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University, a Master of Science in Health Administration from the College of St. Francis, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Northcentral University.
Education of students in the medical professions continues to change with the advancement of technology. We are currently investigating the use of computer-based tutorials/modules to teach students and clinical preceptors evidence-based practice skills. Future projects include evaluation of professional ethical and legal knowledge and application using human simulation laboratories.