College of Allied Health Professions

PA Week is October 6-12, 2015

UNMC PA Class of 2017

Submitted by the UNMC PA Class of 2017 To celebrate Physician Assistant Week, October 6-12, 2015, here on the UNMC campus, the PA class of 2017 will participate in service events to spread influence across the local community. They’ll be serving dinner on October 8th at the Rainbow House, and on October 11th at the Ronald McDonald house. Fifty years ago the PA profession was… Continue Reading

Sasek publishes in JAAPA on postconcussive syndrome

Cody Sasek

Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C, an academic director in our PA program, published, “Postconcussive syndrome in a high school athlete,”  in the Oct 2015 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Cody collaborated with a physician with whom he had previously worked in his clinical practice before coming to UNMC, resulting in this authorship representing both UNMC and the University of Kansas… Continue Reading

Karst and Mertz, grand marshals in UNK parade

Mary Ann Mertz, EdD, and Gregory Karst, PhD, Grand Marshals in the UNK Homecoming Parade

CAHP assistant dean for academic and student affairs, Gregory Karst, PhD, and interim assistant dean for the College of Nursing in Kearney, Mary Ann Mertz, EdD, served as grand marshals for this year’s UNK homecoming parade. They represented the new partnership between UNMC and UNK, symbolized by the opening of the Health Science Education Complex. The event is one of UNK’s largest events of the… Continue Reading