Rebecca Reisch, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS

Associate Professor
503-352-7264
Creighton Hall 366
Areas I Teach: 

Teaching Responsibilities

  • DPT 710 Clinical Reasoning Seminar. 
  • DPT 730 Professional Lecture Series.
  • DPT 790 Capstone
  • DPT 632 Musculoskeletal Exam and Intervention for the Spine.  Lab assistant.
  • DPT 694 Critically Appraised Topics.
  • DPT 590 Research and Statistics.
  • DPT 595 Evidence-Based Practice.

Areas of Interest
Women’s health physical therapy
Research, Statistics, Evidence-Based practice
International service learning and clinical education
Online and blended learning techniques

Education
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Provo, UT
2009-2014
Orthopedic and Sports Science
PhD 2014
Dissertation: Overactive bladder in female graduate and health professions students: Prevalence and effect on quality of life.

Pacific University School of Physical Therapy
Forest Grove, OR
1998-2002
Physical Therapy
MSPT 2001; DPT 2002

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY
1995-1998
Zoology and Physiology, Spanish
BS 1998 (Spanish minor)

Publications (last 10 years)

Reisch, R., Rutt, R., Dockter, M., Sanders, S. Overactive bladder in female health professions students: Bladder diary characteristics and impact of symptoms on health-related quality of life. J Women’s Health, 2017 Sep 27. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2016.6181. [Epub ahead of print]

Boggis, D.T., Zuniga, R., Davis-Risen, S., Reisch, B. An Innovative Integrated Educational Approach to Prepare Allied Health Students for Community Interprofessional Practice. Journal of Allied Health, 43:252.  2014 Winter

Reisch, B; Fischer, J. Rehabilitation of a patient with “floating shoulder” and associated fractures: a case report. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 2012: 28(7):542-51.

Reisch, RA, Boggis, TL, Shaffer, K, Brown, S, Black, A. (2011). Description of a Model of Interprofessional Global Education for Allied Health Students. Health and Interprofessional Practice 1(1):eP1001.
Available at: http://commons.pacificu.edu/hip/vol1/iss1/1

Reisch R.  International Service Learning Programs: Ethical issues and recommendations.  Developing World Bioethics.  2011;11(2)93-98.

Brumitt J, Reisch R, Krasnoselsky K, Welch A, Rutt R, Garside L, McKay C. Self-reported musculoskeletal pain in Latino vineyard workers. Journal of Agromedicine. 2011;16:72-80.

Peer-reviewed presentations (last 10 years)

McManigal, C., Reisch, R., Clark, G., Wong, N. Mommy Wellness: Pilot study of an interprofessional community-based program for improving maternal health.  Poster presentation.  May 2017; Pacific University College of Health Professions 10-Year Anniversary Conference, Hillsboro, OR.

McManigal, C., Reisch, R., Clark, G., Wong, N. Mommy Wellness: Pilot study of an interprofessional community-based program for improving maternal health.  Poster presentation.  March 2017; Oregon Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

McIlwain, A., Davis-Risen, S., Boggis, T., Reisch, R., Zuniga, R., Van Atta, J., Hacker, N., Saito, E., Bergert, J., Parker, K., Corvus, T.    Promoting Interprofessional Team-based Care Competencies through Simulation-based Learning: A Global Aging Initiative.  Poster presentation.  March 2017; Annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Miami, FL.

Davis-Risen, S., Boggis, T., Zuniga, R., Reisch, R., Van Atta, J., Hacker, N. et al.  Simulation Based Learning to Promote Professional Collaborative Practice Competencies.  Poster presentation.  2016; Western Consortium Conference, Hillsboro, OR.

Reisch, R.  Evidence-based Practice in Women’s Health Physical Therapy. 2-hour education session.  2015; Oregon Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Boggis, T., Davis-Risen, S., Zuniga, R. & Reisch, B. An Innovative Integrated Educational Approach to Prepare Allied Health Students For Community Interprofessional Practice.  Platform presentation.  2014; Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions; Las Vegas, NV.

Reisch R., Rutt R., Dockter M., Sanders S.  Overactive Bladder in Female Graduate and Health Professions Students: Prevalence and Effect on Quality of Life. Poster presentation. 2014; International Continence Society Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Milligan B., Jobst E., Reisch B., Munoz D.  Increasing Activity and Health in Overweight Kids: Impact on Quality of Life.  2013; Poster presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Milligan B., Reisch B., Munoz D., & Jobst E.
Increasing Activity and Health in Overweight Kids: Do Psychological Interventions Make a Difference? 2012: Poster presentation at Obesity Society meeting.

Kamin, L., Jervis, S., Munoz, D., Jobst, E., & Reisch, R.  Physical Activity Leaders (PALS) Mentoring Program for Decreasing Obesity in Children and Adolescents. 2011; Poster presented at the Academy of Eating Disorders International Conference, Miami, FL.

Brumitt J., Garside L., Reisch R., Marshall T., Gilpin H., Kinsey J., Imondi K.  Exercise habits of male Latino migrant workers.  2011; Poster presented at the Oregon Physical Therapy Conference,  Portland, OR

Brumitt J., Reisch R., Rutt R., Krasnoselsky K, Welch A. Self-Reported Musculoskeletal Pain in Latino Vineyard Workers. 2011; Poster presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  (Poster acknowledged for “Research in Area of Social Responsibility” by the Global Health Special Interest Group of APTA.)

Brumitt J., Reisch R., Rutt R., Krasnoselsky K, Welch A.  Self-Reported Musculoskeletal Pain in Latino Vineyard Workers.  2010; Poster presented at the Oregon Physical Therapy Conference, Portland, OR.

Brumitt J., Reisch R., Rutt R. Salud and Pacific University Vineyard Partnership. 2010; Poster presented at the Oregon Physical Therapy Conference, Portland, OR.

Grants/Awards

Pacific University Faculty Development Grant, 2013, 2009, 2007

Faith Gabelnick Grant, 2009

Pacific University Junior Faculty Development Award, 2010