School of Allied Health Professions

Physical therapy grad named to post with Chicago Bears

From UNMC “For the Record” Nate Breske, a 2004 physical therapy graduate of the UNMC School of Allied Health Professions, has been named the head athletic trainer for the Chicago Bears. Breske comes to the Bears from the San Francisco 49ers, where he has served as assistant athletic trainer since 2008. Prior to joining the 49ers, Breske did a summer internship with the New England Patriots and founded Physical Therapy Specialists in Watertown, S.D. He was an all-state football player at Webster (S.D.) High School… Continue Reading

Welcome to Kaylyn Rogers, CLS Clin Ed Coordinator in Kearney

Kaylyn Rogers

Kaylyn Rogers, MT(ASCP)BBCM, graduated from the University of Nebraska Kearney with a B.S. in Biology in 1998 and from UNMC’s Medical Technology Program in 1999. She worked for 14 years in a clinical laboratory in various roles. Most recently, Kaylyn was the Blood Bank Specialist. She was also the Education Coordinator in the clinical laboratory, coordinating and teaching UNMC CLS students during their clinical site rotation. “I’m married and have four children,” she said. “I love to spend time with my family and attend all… Continue Reading

Faculty receive education support grants

Congratulations to these recipients of College of Medicine support grants: Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, “Blended Learning Instruction on Joint Range of Motion”  – Educational Support Grant for $4,600 Tiffany Colvin, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM, “The stabilization and fixation of urinary sediment in support of the standardization of clinical education in urinalysis across multiple campuses” – Educational Support Grant for $3,590 Sara Bills, PT, DPT, GCS, “Implementing handheld doppler training in the DPT curriculum ” – Educational Support Grant for $4,740 Karen Honeycutt, MEd, MLS(ASCP)CMSMCM, Sandra Latshaw,… Continue Reading