Dr. Giulianne Krug
Director, Masters of Occupational Therapy Program
Dr. Krug completed her BS in Occupational Therapy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1989. In 2003, Dr. Krug completed her MA in Higher Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU); she earned her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from MU in 2015.
Dr. Krug has extensive clinical experience in occupational therapy including inpatient rehabilitation (neurological and general rehab), outpatient therapy, home health, and acute care including neonatal intensive care. She began teaching part-time at MU in 1997, transitioning to full-time in 2005. In her time at MU, Dr. Krug developed and implemented an adult outpatient pro-bono teaching clinic while engaging in teaching, research, student mentorship and advising. She served as faculty mentor for the Student Occupational Therapy Association and the Director of Graduate and Clinical Education for the department. Dr. Krug was the recipient of several teaching and advising awards during her tenure at MU. Dr. Krug has joined UMHB to develop the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program.
Dr. Krug is married and has 3 children: Gabriel (19), Sophia (18), and Eliana (15). Her husband Jeff is a physical therapist and teaches in the University of Missouri DPT program. He remains in Columbia, MO this year as Sophia completes her final year of high school. Jeff will join Giuli and Eliana next spring in Belton. Gabriel works full-time in Columbia, and Sophia will remain there as well to attend Mizzou in the fall. Eliana is a sophomore at Belton High School.
Church: While in Columbia Dr. Krug was a member of The Crossing church for 14 years. She volunteered in the children’s ministry for several years, including serving as lead volunteer in the infant room. She was instrumental in the development of Agape Kids at The Crossing, a ministry for children with special needs. New to Belton, Dr. Krug is currently exploring churches with Ellie.