University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Rebecca Ouellette-Morton

Rebecca Ouellette-Morton, P.T., D.P.T., M.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Education

Rebecca Ouellette-Morton

Office: 310I Rowell
Phone: (802) 656-2682

Becky Ouellette-Morton is a clinical assistant professor in the entry-level doctorate of physical therapy program. Dr. Ouellette is the associate director of clinical education with responsibilities for management of the D.P.T. clinical education program that places students in supervised internship experiences throughout the country. She is responsible for teaching professional seminar courses in the curriculum with topics related to professional practice, ethics, interprofessional experiences and professional development. Her teaching and clinical practice interests include interprofessional education, integrative health, and wellness. Her research interests include the Americans with Disabilities Act and physical therapy program essential functions, along with motor control of movement and restoration of undesirable movement patterns to promote acute and chronic injury healing.


D.P.T, University of New England, 2015
M.P.T., University of Vermont, 2006
M.S., University of Vermont, 2000
B.S., University of Vermont, Health Education, 1994

Courses Taught

PT 340 Patient Management – Fundamental Skills
PT 344 Musculoskeletal 1
PT 303 Health Promotions
PT 345 Neuromuscular Patient Management
PT 348 Medical/Surgical Patient Management

Selected Publications

Henry SM, Van Dillen L, Ouellette-Morton RH, Hitt JR, Lomond KV, DeSarno MJ, Bunn JY. Short-term outcomes are not different for patient-matched vs. non-matched treatment in subjects with chronic, recurrent low back pain. The Spine Journal. Dec;14(12):2799-810.

Zielinski, K, Ouellette-Morton RH, Henry SM. Activation of lumbar multifidus muscle predictspatients with low back pain who improve with trunk stabilization exercises. Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabil. 2012 Dec 7. PMID:23228626

Henry SM, Ouellette-Morton RH, Hitt JR, Van Dillen L, Bunn JY. Short-term disability and pain outcomes do not differ for patients with low back pain who receive Treatment-Based Classification Stabilization or Movement System Impairment exercises. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago. Feb 2012.

Jacobs JV, Ouellette-Morton RH, Hitt JR, Lomond KV, Van Dillen L, Henry SM. Objective measures of movement and muscle activity associated with modifying lumbar movement patterns exhibited during quadruped arm raises of subjects with low back pain. APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago. Feb 2012.

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section
New England Consortium of ACCE

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