Dr. Stacy Wong, PT, DPT, PCS Joins the Physical Therapy Faculty
Dr. Stacy Wong, PT, DPT, PCS will join the Physical Therapy Program as a full-time faculty effective the 2019-2020 academic year.
In her primary role as Associate Director of Clinical Education, she will work with Dr. Jeremy Hilliard (Director of Clinical Education) and Dr. Brian Wilkinson (Associate Director of Clinical Education) on managing the clinical education portion of our curriculum. In particular, she will focus on supporting our students on pediatric and international clinical experiences and cultivating relationships with pediatric clinical partners.
She will also continue to share her expertise in DPT-685 (Pediatric Neuromuscular System: Examination Interventions) and DPT-542 (Principles of Therapeutic Exercise and Motor Learning) as a lab assistant. For the past academic year, Dr. Stacy Wong, PT, DPT, PCS served the Physical Therapy Program as a part-time faculty with responsibilities as an Assistant Director of Clinical Education and lab assistant, and she also participated in our admissions process.
Dr. Wong brings a wealth of clinical, administrative, teaching, and international experience to our program. She was previously employed at Legacy Health, Development and Rehabilitation—Salmon Creek, in Vancouver, Washington where she focused on pediatric patient care. Prior to this opportunity, she worked at Creighton Pediatric Therapy in Omaha Nebraska, where she served many roles including Site Coordinator for Clinical Education, Aquatics Program Director, Mentor for the Creighton University Pediatric Residency Program, and Clinical Instructor. She was also an instructor in the Physical Therapy Department at Creighton University, where she served as a lab assistant, a member of their Admissions Committee, and provided guest lectures. On six separate occasions, Dr. Wong traveled to underserved populations in the Dominican Republic as a clinical instructor and pediatric residency mentor.
The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties recognizes Dr. Wong as a Board Certified Pediatric Specialist. She was also recently recognized by the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy as the 2018 recipient of the “Outstanding Pediatric Clinical Practice Award” for going above and beyond, demonstrating creativity, adaptability, and dedication. Her scholarship on aquatic therapy and mobility (Go Baby Go) has been presented at the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference, APTA - Combined Sections Meeting, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, among others.