School of Allied Health Professions

Physical therapy grad named to post with Chicago Bears

From UNMC “For the Record” Nate Breske, a 2004 physical therapy graduate of the UNMC School of Allied Health Professions, has been named the head athletic trainer for the Chicago Bears. Breske comes to the Bears from the San Francisco 49ers, where he has served as assistant athletic trainer since 2008. Prior to joining the 49ers, Breske did a summer internship with the New England Patriots and founded Physical Therapy Specialists in Watertown, S.D. He was an all-state football player at Webster (S.D.) High School… Continue Reading

Welcome to Kaylyn Rogers, CLS Clin Ed Coordinator in Kearney

Kaylyn Rogers

Kaylyn Rogers, MT(ASCP)BBCM, graduated from the University of Nebraska Kearney with a B.S. in Biology in 1998 and from UNMC’s Medical Technology Program in 1999. She worked for 14 years in a clinical laboratory in various roles. Most recently, Kaylyn was the Blood Bank Specialist. She was also the Education Coordinator in the clinical laboratory, coordinating and teaching UNMC CLS students during their clinical site rotation. “I’m married and have four children,” she said. “I love to spend time with my family and attend all… Continue Reading

Second-year PT student wins 1/2 marathon

Congratulations to Katie White, a student in her second year of PT school, who won the Lincoln Women’s 1/2 Marathon. She covered the 13.1-mile race in 1 hour, 18 minutes, 16 seconds. Read the article in the Lincoln Journal Star.