College of Allied Health Professions

Two PA students join Future Educator Fellows

PA student, Mason Van Nostrand in Washington, DC

At the recent Education Forum by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in Washington, DC, two UNMC  PA students joined the inaugural class of Future Educator Fellows. Kim Sullivan and Mason Van Nostrand joined the first group of 25 PA students selected from PA programs across the country, assembled to participate in the forum and join advocacy teams that met with legislators at the nation’s… Continue Reading

CAHP students receive BCBS scholarships


Four students in the CAHP received Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska-University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) Health Services Scholarships. The recipients were Ryan Sowle and Taryn Trosper from the physician assistant program, and Emily Buck and Kaylee Samway from the Radiography program. The scholarships – made up of a gift of $300,000 in an endowed fund – are awarded to Nebraska high school… Continue Reading

PT student philanthropy over Thanksgiving cheers two families

Caitlin Boadwee (president), Landen Haake (treasurer), and Jena Mizner (philanthropy)

This holiday season, the Students of the University of Nebraska American Physical Therapy Association (SUNAPTA) delivered Thanksgiving meals to two families in need. “We went out into the community, planned, grocery shopped, and made the deliveries,” said Caitlin Boadwee, SPT. The families of four, whose children attend Fontanelle Forest Elementary School, were extremely grateful for the opportunity to have a Thanksgiving meal and provide for… Continue Reading