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Gib Willett, PhD, has practiced outpatient physical therapy for over 34 years and has taught basic science courses for physical therapy, medical, dental, physician assistant, and radiography students (human gross anatomy, physiology, histology, and neuroscience) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University for over 30 years.

In addition, Willett has extensive experience teaching entry-level DPT clinical courses and musculoskeletal-focused continuing education for clinicians. His teaching focus is on helping health professions students understand the clinical relevance of basic science information as it relates to their future practice. Willett's research interests include two main topic areas: 1) orthopedic physical therapy clinical practice and 2) teaching/learning for health professions students.

Willett is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is a co-editor of the 4th edition of Netters Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry which is scheduled to be available within the next year — it is the most frequently used anatomy text by dental students in the U.S.

Clinical case studies, team-based learning, and humor all play important roles in the courses Willett teaches. He believes learning is best when everyone is interacting and participating in the process.

Gib Willett's Curriculum Vitae