College of Allied Health Professions

“Best state” rankings and alumni awards from APTA


Where does Nebraska rank as the “best state in which to practice physical therapy?” Well, the America Physical Therapy Association (APTA) says we’re #3! Overall Ranking: 3 Score: 98.280 Well-being and Future Livability: 8 Literacy and Health Literacy: 9 Employment and Employment Projections: 30 Business and Practice Friendliness: 3 Technology and Innovation: 23 APTA Engagement: 5 Compensation and Cost of Living: 24 Lack of Health… Continue Reading

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

Recent PA graduate publishes in JAAPA

B  Reilly Photo (2)

Bridget Reilly, PA-C, a 2014 graduate from the PA Program has published her first article in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants July 2015 issue. Her co-author and mentor was Tami Ritsema, PA-C, a PA Program faculty member at the time. The article, “Managing nonteratogenic adverse reactions to isotretinoin treatment for acne vulgaris,” was originally submitted as a paper for Ms…. Continue Reading