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Julie Anne Peterson, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

Julie Peterson

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School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Faculty
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Creighton Pediatric Therapy Faculty
Creighton Therapy and Wellness Faculty
Clinical Services Pediatric Leadership
Creighton Therapy and Wellness Therapists
Physical Therapy Residency Programs Faculty
PT Womens Health Residency
BOYN - Boyne

Julie Anne Peterson, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

Julie A. Peterson, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD is a full-time faculty in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton University.  Her primary responsibility is the clinic director of Creighton Therapy and Wellness: Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy and Creighton Pediatric Therapy.  She serves as the Director of Physical Therapy Residencies of which there are five programs, including orthopedics, neurologic, women's health, geriatrics, and pediatrics.  She teaches Practice Management and women's and men's health curricular content in the entry-level DPT program.  She serves as a clinical mentor in the women's health physical therapy residency.  Dr. Peterson received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Creighton University in 2001.  She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women's Health through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and Board-Certified in Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunctions through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.  Dr. Peterson is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association.  

Teaching Interests

  • WCS

Research Focus

Pelvic floor dysfunctions, urinary and fecal incontinence, entry-level DPT clinical education, and residency education

Department

Physical Therapy

Position

Assistant Professor

Presentations

  • The Role of Biofeedback in Bowel and Bladder Dysfunctions 2016
  • “The Role of Biofeedback in Bowel and Bladder Dysfunctions” for Practical GI Updates, Creighton University “Secondary Lymphedema in the Lower Extremity”, Creighton University “Final Steps for ICD 10 Implementation”, NPTA “CPT Coding, Billing, and Documentation Updates for Physical Therapists”, NPTA “Core Strengthening” to ME TOO Prostate Support Group, Alegent Health “Pelvic Dysfunction with Prostate Cancer” to ME TOO Prostate Support Group, Alegent Health “Pelvic Dysfunction with Prostate Cancer” to American Cancer Society, Prostate Support Group, Alegent Health “Mind Over Bladder” Workshop at Reaching Up Conference, Omaha, NE “Behavioral Treatment for Urinary Incontinence”, Peterson Physical Therapy “Women’s Health Physical Therapy” NE ARNP Professional Organization “Exercise and Fibromyalgia”, Omaha, NE “Exercise and Osteoporosis”, Westroads Medical Group “Women’s Health Physical Therapy” to Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging “Physical Therapy Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis” with Dr. Meera Dewan

Awards

  • PT Clinical Excellence Award
    Nebraska Physical Therapy Association
  • Young Alumni Appreciation Award
    Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Profession
  • Item Writer of the Year Award
    American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
    American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Most Productive Item Writer of the Year Award
    American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties