School of Allied Health Professions

Hageman is first allied health faculty member to receive UNMC Distinguished Scientist Award

A ceremony to honor UNMC Distinguished Scientists will take place this afternoon. Among those being recognized is Patricia Hageman, PT, PhD, faculty member in our physical therapy education program. Dr. Hageman is the first ever recipient from the School of Allied Health Professions. The Distinguished Scientist award — which is sponsored by the chancellor — recognizes researchers who have been among the most productive scientists in the country during the past five years. Congratulations to Dr. Hageman on this significant achievement!

Karen Honeycutt, new Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program

Karen Honeycutt, M.Ed., MLS(ASCP)CMSMCM will assume the role of new director of the Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) program on February 2, 2013. She has been a valuable member of the School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) CLS faculty for many years and most recently has served as the Associate Program Director.    In 1996, Ms. Honeycutt began as instructor and rural clinical coordinator in the CLS Program. She received her BS in Medical Technology from UNMC in 1984, with a specialist certification in microbiology. She received her… Continue Reading

New PA Program Director Announced

I am pleased to announce that Michael J. Huckabee, PhD, PA-C has accepted the position of Director, Physician Assistant Education program in the School of Allied Health Professions, effective May 1, 2012, pending Board of Regents approval. Dr. Huckabee has 29 years of clinical practice, primarily in rural family practice and emergency medicine, and more recently in pediatrics. He has served as the director of the Union College Physician Assistant Program in Lincoln, NE for the past 15 years. Dr. Huckabee holds a BA in Biology Education… Continue Reading