Sue Schuerman, PT, Ph.D., GCS

Part-time Instructor


Dr. Sue Schuerman is an ABPTS Certified Specialist in Geriatrics. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) during 1975, her Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth during 1990, and her PhD from UNMC during 1997. She has practiced in acute care, outpatient, rehabilitation, and home health, served in several management positions within rehabilitation settings, and has been an active volunteer with the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Schuerman joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Physical Therapy during 2000 as a guest lecturer, became full-time faculty during 2005, and became a part-time instructor during 2015.


  • Doctor of Philosophy – University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Master of Business Administration - University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • Bachelor of Science - University of Nebraska Medical Center