Staff

Staff

Physical Therapists

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Kelli Eihusen, PT, DPT, CLT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

Kelli Eihusen, PT, DPT, CLT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

Hometown: Lincoln, NE

Undergraduate Education: Bachelors of Science in Psychology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Graduate/Professional Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Treatment/Specialties: Oncology Rehab Across the Lifespan, Pediatric Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation

Professional Certifications: Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

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Anya Kerkman, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

Anya Kerkman, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

Physical Therapist

Hometown: Lincoln, NE

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Exercise Science

Graduate/Professional Education: University of Nebraska Medical Center - DPT

Specialties: Cancer rehabilitation, lymphedema therapy

Professional Certifications: Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Lymphology Association of North America

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Shelby Randolph, PT, DPT

Shelby Randolph, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hometown: Gilbert, IA

Education: Simpson College, Des Moines University

Specialties: Cancer Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, Balance/Fall Prevention

Professional Certifications: Dry Needling Level 1

Physical Therapist Assistants

Sheila Glathar, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hometown: Unadilla, NE

Undergraduate Education: Clarkson College, Physical Therapist Assistant

Professional Certification: Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist, Cancer Exercise Training Institute

Julie Norris, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hometown: Lincoln

Education: Southeast Community College

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Courtney Pick, PTA

Courtney Pick, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hometown: Hartington, Nebraska

Undergraduate Education: Northeast Community College, Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapist Assistant

Specialties: Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy

Professional Certifications: Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Occupational Therapists

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Paige Groetken, OTD, OTR/L

Paige Groetken, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Hometown: LeMars, IA

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Graduate/Professional Education: University of South Dakota

Specialties: Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Pediatric Pelvic Floor Disorders

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Kristen Stelzer, OTD, OTR/L

Kristen Stelzer, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Hometown: Adams, NE

Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences

Graduate/Professional Education: Creighton University; Doctorate of Occupational Therapy

Treatment/Specialties: pelvic floor therapy (women’s & men’s health)

Speech-Language Pathologists

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Sydney Carlson, MA, CCC-SLP

Sydney Carlson, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Hometown: Wagner, South Dakota

Undergraduate Education: University of South Dakota, BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Graduate/Professional Education: University of South Dakota, Speech-Language Pathology

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Polly Ubben, MA, CCC-SLP-L

Polly Ubben, MA, CCC-SLP-L

Speech-Language Pathologist

Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Undergraduate Education:  B.A, Communication Disorders, University of Northern Iowa with honors

Graduate/Professional Education: M.A., Communication Disorders, University of Norther Colorado

Treatment/Specialties: Head and Neck Cancer, Voice, Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)/Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM) trained at National Jewish Hospital in VCD/PVFM management. Parkinson’s Certified in Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT-LOUD), International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) Certified Speech Instructor, trained at Dr. Blom’s office in tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) fitting and management, McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP) certified, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) certified, trained in  cancer rehabilitation. Currently the VP of Medical for the Nebraska Speech Language Hearing Association, prior recipient of the Di Carlo award as well as the ACE award from ASHA. Has been both an instructor of the graduate level Voice Disorders class at the University of Nebraska as well as guest lecturer in medical speech pathology. Clinical Externship instructor for over 20 years.

Professional Certifications: IAL, LSVT, MDTP, NMES, Myofacial release

Administration

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Michelle Ruzicka

Michelle Ruzicka

HR Director

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Jody Backer

Jody Backer

HR Coordinator

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Kendra Brummund

Kendra Brummund

Office Manager