Julie Ronnebaum, Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Julie Ronnebaum, D.P.T., Ph.D., GCS

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

515-271-1349 (Office Phone)

Areas of Expertise

Professional Organizations, Committees and Boards
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • American Interprofessional Healthcare Collaborative
  • Alpha Eta Honor Society
  • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Education, Cardiopulmonary, Geriatric, Acute Care Sections
  • Iowa Physical Therapy Association
Service Community:

  • Des Moines University Day at the Iowa State Fair- Interprofessional Student experience
  • Student Sports Physicals, DMU
  • Des Moines University Sponsored Activities: Girls in Science
  • Des Moines Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Professional:

  • American Physical Therapy Association – Awards Committee on Advocacy
  • Manuscript reviewer of Journal of Physical Therapy Education.
  • Manuscript reviewer for International Journal of Environmental and Public Health
  • Manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy
  • Specialist Academy of Content Expert Item writer
  • Book reviewer to Jones and Bartlett : Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests and Measures
  • All Together Better Health Conference; Program committee: abstract reviewer
  • Collaborating Across Borders; abstract reviewer
  • Manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Allied Health
  • Federation of State boards of Physical Therapy -Item Writer Coordinator
  • Federation of State boards of Physical Therapy- Exam Development Committee
  • Student Special Interest Group Advisor for Iowa Physical Therapy Association
  • ICU Special Interest Group for the Acute Care Section of the APTA
  • Osteoporosis and Bone Health Special Interest Group for the Geriatric Section of the APTA

University:

  • Higher Learning Commission Assessment Academy
  • Interprofessional Education Subcommittee
  • Academic and Logistics Planning Team- Chairperson
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum Committee
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Performance Improvement Committee

Education:
Ph.D. in Interprofessional Studies, Rosalind Franklin, Chicago, IL
Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of New England, Portland, ME
Master of Physical Therapy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Bachelor of Science pre-physical therapy, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Certifications:
Iowa Physical Therapy License
Geriatric Certified Specialist
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult

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