UNMC PA students receive competitive scholarships

 

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(l-r) NAPA Scholarship chair, John Reis, Gregory Stevens, three Union College students, Morgan Wahlgren, Grant Robbins, and UNMC PA faculty, Darwin Brown.

Congratulations to Jessica Borrenpohl, Morgan Meissner, Grant Robbins, Gregory Stevens, and Morgan Wahlgren! These five UNMC PA students received scholarships at the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants (NAPA) Annual Conference on April 10, 2014 in Kearney. Each year many students from Nebraska’s two PA programs apply, and the award recipients are selected by the Scholarship Committee of NAPA following a competitive ranking.

Congratulations to Tami Ritsema on a recent publication in British journal

Tami Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, had a recent publication, “Doctor Satisfaction with the Physician Associate Role,” in Clinical  Medicine: The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians. This is the first article to survey doctors in Britain about their experiences with the new PA role there.

Congratulations, Tami!

Kudos to faculty with recent publications: Hoffman, Michael, Wampler, and Hanson

Erin Hoffman from the Physician Assistant program published in the official journal of the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants:

Hoffman E. Fever in the Young Infant, Advance for NPs & PAs, Mar 2014

Kim Michael and Kate Wampler from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program:

Michael K, Wampler K, Shostrom VK, Boals M, Anderson JC. A Retrospective Analysis of Abdominal Competency Scores to Improve Clinical Education in a Sonography Program. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Apr 2014.

Corri Hanson from the Medical Nutrition Education program recently published two articles:

Hanson, C; Rutten, E; Wouters, E; Rennard, S. Influence of Diet and Obesity on COPD Development and Outcomes. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2014; 9:1-11.

Anderson-Berry, A; Thoene, M; Lyden, E; Dugick, L; Ruybal, L; Hanson, C. Acidification of Human Milk Fortifier for Low Birth Weight Infants Associated With Poor Growth and Acidosis. Neonatology Today 2014;8(3) 1-8.

Congratulations to our outstanding faculty!