College of Allied Health Professions

CLS family members grab the gold

Amy Burger (l) and Rachel O'Donnell (r)

World Champs in the family! That’s something one staff and one faculty member in Clinical Laboratory Science have in common. Tammy O’Donnell’s daughter, Rachel O’Donnell, and Ricki Otten’s niece, Amy Burger, were on a team that represented the United States at the World Federation of National Baton Twirling Associations held in Italy. Their team competed against nine countries and won the gold – first place. They competed in the pom pom division. Rachel is a student at UNL and Amy is a nurse at UNMC. Our congratulations… Continue Reading

UNMC College of Allied Health Professions

Kyle Meyer

Effective July 1, 2015 the School of Allied Health Professions will become UNMC’s sixth college – the College of Allied Health Professions. That has a nice ring to it! Earlier today, Chancellor Gold and our dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD, participated in a meeting of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE), during which the Commission reviewed the UNMC proposal to transition the School of Allied Health Professions to college status. The Commission unanimously approved the proposal. This approval follows the unanimous approval by the University… Continue Reading

Newest face in the SAHP: Linda Bottom

Linda Bottom

HR Associate, Linda Bottom, recently joined the SAHP, transferring from Graduate Studies where she had split her time over the past three years between MSIA (Laura Bilek’s Associate) and BMI (Jim McClay’s Associate). She has previous experience with payroll and HR, and we’re happy to have her on board in this new role. Linda says her spare time is spent “learning about life from my 5-year old grandson. He was born 1 lb. 14 oz., and he is my healthy little hero.” She also likes gardening,… Continue Reading