Michele Thorman

Clinical Professor
Health Professions - Physical Therapy
4063 Health Science Center
608.785.8466
mthorman@uwlax.edu

Specialty area(s)

Healthcare administration, integument, amputee rehabilitation, foundational courses in examination and early intervention, clinical education and clinical decision making

Brief biography

Practiced physical therapy many years in the Milwaukee area as a clinician, hospital therapy director and vice president for a private practice specializing in subacute rehab. Have served as past president of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association, task force member and delegate to American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates, past chair and member of the Wisconsin Physical Therapist Examining Board. Member of the UW-L Foundation Board of Directors and chair of the UW-L Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Teaching history

Joined the UW-L faculty in 2002 serving as the director of clinical education. Have served as program director since 2006; currently share program leadership responsibilities with Dr. John Greany.

Education

BSPT 1978: University of Nebraska Medical Center; MBA 1992: Cardinal Stritch University; DPT 2006: Temple University.