College of Allied Health Professions

Fiber-rich Diet May Reduce Lung Disease

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Press Release, January 22, 2016 – A diet rich in fiber may not only protect against diabetes and heart disease, it may reduce the risk of developing lung disease, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, researchers report in “The Relationship between Dietary Fiber Intake… Continue Reading

Welcome Tessa Wells, new PT faculty in Kearney

Tessa Wells

Tessa Wells, PT, DPT, joined the CAHP faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy Education in Kearney. She grew up in south-central Nebraska and always wanted to go back to the area and be a part of the medical field in some way. More from Tessa in her own words: I graduated from UNMC in 2006 and promptly moved back to Kearney (the day after… Continue Reading

Recruiting for the Class of 2030: Part I

Kevin McGuire, MLS(ASCP), shows extracted DNA to Nicholas and Hilary Higgins on tour of the CLS student laboratory.

Which grandma can say she has her grandson’s (and daughter’s) DNA at home in the freezer? This one! It’s a different sort of holiday story. My eight-year-old grandson, Nick, wanted math or science stuff this past Christmas, so we blinded him with science. We fulfilled his digital wish list of flash cards, experiment sets, a microscope, slides, and safety goggles, all of which delighted him… Continue Reading