College of Allied Health Professions

Connie Mitchell Scholarship Fund Established


Connie Mitchell was a faculty member within the Division of Radiation Science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for over forty years. She was a professional role model to students and faculty. We were all saddened by her passing. To honor the memory of Connie Mitchell, a Scholarship fund has been established through the University of Nebraska Foundation. Individuals who would like to make a gift in Connie’s memory should make checks payable to the NU Foundation, with a notation that their gifts are for the… Continue Reading

Bone Health Study on MomsEveryday


Laura Bilek, PT, PhD and Nancy Waltman, RN, PhD, ANP, were interviewed on MomsEveryday with Pat Persaud this morning to educate women about bone health. Visit the webpage for three short videos and lots of great information. Their collaborative Heartland Osteoporosis Prevention Study is still looking for participants! The goal of the study is to evaluate the best way to prevent bone loss in women during the first five (5) years of menopause. This study will compare recommended Calcium and Vitamin D intake to bone-preserving… Continue Reading