Physical Therapy News and Updates

Jaimie L. Perkunas, D.P.T.’05

Perkunas was married on March 10, 2012, and has a private practice, Yoga Therapy for You, in Tucson, AZ, incorporating physical therapy and yoga. She teaches yoga and other classes in California, Mexico and Arizona. 

— Anna Hudson

Jill M. Smith, M.S.P.T.’01

Smith (formerly Staehr) and her husband, Jared, welcomed a son, Landry, to their family on Feb. 13, 2013. Landry joined brothers Parker, 6, and Sterling, 3. Jill is the clinic manager of Madonna Therapy Plus in Lincoln, NE, and became a certified Pilates instructor in 2011. 

— Anna Hudson

Kelly S. Dow, D.P.T.’05

In June 2013 Dow successfully completed and is designated with the clinical specialty of orthopedic manual therapist (COMT). She practices at Marian Joy Rehabilitation Centers in Oak Brook Terrace, IL. 

— Anna Hudson

Ashley J. Alm, D.P.T.’11, M.H.A.’14

Alm completed a post-graduate sports physical therapy residency program in October 2012 through ProRehab, PC, and the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN. In June 2013, she received  designation as a sports-certified specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. 

— Anna Hudson

Megan M. Foster, D.P.T.’11

Foster passed the neurology certified specialist exam in July 2013. She is a physical therapist with a specialty in neurology with Scottsdale Healthcare in Scottsdale, AZ.

— Anna Hudson

Stimulating Saturday in neuroanatomy

While interactive learning is happening pretty much all the time at DMU, a particularly engaged group of clinicians came to campus last Saturday for a neuroanatomy review course. Designed for participants to review, dissect and discuss gross anatomical structures of the brain related to rehabilitation of cerebral and cerebellar pathologies, the course was a collective […]

— Barb Boose