School of Allied Health Professions

CLS students attended national conference in Atlanta

Megan Gunderson Natalie Harmon presenting their poster in Atlanta.

This past weekend, February 7-8, 2015, an Interprofessional group of 13 UNMC students representing medicine, pharmacy, and clinical laboratory science attended the Society of Student Run Free Clinics (SSRFC) national conference in Atlanta GA. The poster presented by our CLS students Natalie Harmon and Megan Gunderson, “An Interprofessional Guide to Laboratory Testing: Sexually Transmitted Infection Diagnostics and Monitoring,” was well received and generated a lot of interest. There were over 500 students in attendance at the conference and included representation from the United States, China,… Continue Reading

Regents OK shift for SAHP to become college

Big news for the School of Allied Health Professions! In case you missed this morning’s UNMC Today story: by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations | February 02, 2015 The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday approved an initiative that the School of Allied Health Professions, currently an academic unit within the College of Medicine, become UNMC’s sixth independent college. Pending approval by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, the school would ascend to college status in July 2015. It would become UNMC’s… Continue Reading

SAHP students awarded development funds for E-Learning modules


Five students from three allied health programs were honored today as E-learning Student Awardees at a luncheon ceremony. Students submitted proposals to the E-Learning Program for Students for the development of E-Learning modules to be used primarily to supplement learning in UNMC classes. Funding for the modules was awarded from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Cytotechnology students, Arixa Herrera and Halah Al-Hwail (pictured above), will be working with faculty mentors, Maheswari Mukherjee and Amber Donnelly, on a student E-Learning module for… Continue Reading