• Master of Science, University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences, 1992
  • Bachelor of Science, Briar Cliff, Sioux City, IA, 1990
  • PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States, 2007


Carla Sabus, PT, PhD has 20 years of teaching experience in physical therapy and simulation-based education. In addition, she has extensive training in simulation debriefing, simulation curriculum design, and feedback. Her clinical practice areas include acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, ALS management, and burn rehabilitation. She has been recognized by the Education Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association with the Distinguished Educator in Physical Therapist Education. Her research areas have investigated the organizational context of innovative and expert practice, simulation-based education, and topics in higher education.