Michele Thorman, PT, DPT, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Therapy Program Director
Physical Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse


Education:

  • Joined Physical Therapy Program in 2002
  • Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing, 2009
  • Clinical Instructor Credentialing, 2002
  • DPT from Temple University, 2006
  • MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, 1992
  • Clinical Pastoral Education Internship, 1988
  • BS in Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska - Omaha, 1978

Research Interests:

  • Clinical education
  • Blending health care administration with clinical practice
  • Ethics and jurisprudence

 

Teaching Specialties:

  • Applied Foundations of PT Exam (PTS 528)
  • Applied Early Intervention (PT 620)
  • Integument System (PT 623)
  • Health Care Systems (PT 733)
  • Clinical Decision Making (PTS 823)

Honors and Awards:

  • Dr. Mary Pat Murray Award for Clinical Excellence, 2000
  • Nominee - APTA’s Signe Brunstrom Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, 1991
  • President, Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association, 2001-2007
  • Delegate to House of Delegates - American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member/Chair - Wisconsin Physical Therapy Examining Board (PTEB)
  • Coordinator of physical therapy services - St. Clare Health Mission

Michele Thorman PT, MBA
4063 Health Science Center
Department of Health Professions - Physical Therapy Program
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-785-8466
Fax: 608-785-8460
Email: mthorman@uwlax.edu


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