Professional Bio


  • BA, University of Denver, 1999
  • DPT, Creighton University, 2002

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Certifications and Expertise

Clinical Certifications

  • PT – Physical Therapist
  • GCS – Geriatric Certified Specialist
  • Certificate of Health Service Administration
  • CAPTE – Commission of Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education, onsite reviewer

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Geriatric and Education Sections
  • APTA’s Clinical Education Special Interest Group (CESig)
  • Clinical Education Forum (CEF), Chairperson

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Clinical Education
Geriatric Physical Therapy
Interprofessional Education and Simulated Healthcare Education

Recent Publications

Thomas S., Turner K. Jensen G.M. Goulet, C. (2003) Physical Therapist’ Perceptions of Motivational Factors and Barriers to Pursuing a Transitional DPT Degree. Journal of Physical Therapy Education 17(2) Fall 2003: 38-44

Recent Presentations

Thomas, S & Myers K. Challenges to Acute care Clinical Education and Beyond. Colorado Acute Care and Rehab Special Interest Group with Clinical Education Forum. Denver, Colorado. January (22,) 2015.

Community Involvement and Service

Service to Profession

  • Editor, Today in PT magazine, 2008 - present 

Service to Community

  • Project Homeless, Spring 2013
  • 9Health Fair, Nov 2013