Custer and Vas show off Anatomage table on “adventure tour”

“The table gives students a sharper tool with which to practice identifying particular body systems and how they are affected by disease,” said Tanya Custer. “The idea is to prepare medical professionals more thoroughly and more quickly than before.”

Tanya, assistant professor in radiation science technology education, and Stephanie Vas, MRI program director, demonstrated the Anatomage table to 20 Nebraskans, most from places outside of the state’s major population centers, who participated in the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s Reverse Ag Adventure Tour. Read more in the Omaha World Herald>>




Susanne Bishop joins CLS faculty

Susanne BishopSusanne Bishop, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSBBCM, is a new assistant professor in our Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Education program. Susanne earned her bachelor’s degree in Education in 2005 from UNO and her bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at UNMC in 2007. She went on to earn a Master’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of North Dakota in 2014.

Here’s a little more about Susanne in her own words:

“Prior to joining the CLS program faculty, I worked at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, NE for one year as the Laboratory Section Coordinator of Transfusion Medicine. Before that, I worked at the American Red Cross in Omaha, NE for six years in the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and my dogs. I also enjoy gardening and hiking.”

Glad to have you on our SAHP team, Susanne!

Kerissa Hanson joins the School staff in PT Ed

Kerissa HansonKerissa Hanson, BA, is the new program coordinator for physical therapy education. Here’s a little bit about Kerissa, in her own words:

“After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, in December, 2003, I moved to Washington, D.C., where I worked for several years. Upon returning to Omaha in 2006, I began working at UNMC as a Residency Coordinator. I’m happy to join the School of Allied Health Professions!

This summer, I’m enjoying a variety of activities including wandering through the Farmers Market, biking, and spending time with my family and friends. I’m currently reading George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager. Oh, and I love coffee.”

Welcome, Kerissa!