School of Allied Health Professions

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

Perfusion students shine at state meeting

Matt Hilgers accepting the 2015 Nebraska Perfusion Society scholarship from NPS President Jeff Nichols.

Article submitted by David Holt The annual Nebraska Perfusion Society meeting was held this weekend (February 28th) in Lincoln and, as usual, our students shined! All eleven Clinical Perfusion first-year students made presentations to the audience on subject matter developing into their Masters theses. Additionally, second-year student Devin Eilers presented our research entitled “Emboli Production in Hardshell Venous Reservoirs at Low Reservoir Levels.” The 2014 Nebraska Perfusion Society Scholarship winner, Kevin Hagemann, presented our study “Autotransfusion Suction Line: A Comparison of Types and Effects on… Continue Reading