College of Allied Health Professions

Large NIH Grant for Corri Hanson


Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT, received funding as a co-investigator on a 5-year, $5 million NIH grant. This grant will create a Center of Excellence called the Comparing Urban and Rural Effects of poverty on COPD (CURE COPD) Center. The Center is a collaboration between Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and East Tennessee State University. The aim of this Center… Continue Reading

Students and Faculty volunteer at OWL Ride


This past Saturday night, July 11, 9pm to 1am, students from UNMC’s COM, COP, and the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) were represented at the OWL Ride (Omaha With Lights). This is the 6th year for Omaha’s nighttime urban cycling adventure benefiting the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities (MFD). The Owl Ride route is 16.88 mile (short course 7.4 mile). Each year the SHARING clinics… Continue Reading

Welcome, Ashlee Portelli-Trinidad, Accountant for the College

Ashlee Portelli-Trinidad, MPA

Ashlee Portelli-Trinidad, MPA, joined our CAHP staff on July 6, 2015 as an Accountant III. She had been with the College of Nursing, and most recently on the Heartland Osteoporosis Prevention Study (HOPS) grant as a project coordinator. Here’s a little more about Ashlee in her own words: I earned my MPA from Bellevue University. My husband and I have a 3-year-old daughter, Aleeah, a… Continue Reading