College of Allied Health Professions

Hoffman presents on IPE research at CAB-V conference


Erin Hoffman, MPAS, PA-C, academic director in our physician assistant education program, was invited to present a research poster at the recent CAB-V Conference (Collaborating Across Borders) in Virginia. This represents research she’s engaged in with the College of Public Health, College of Nursing, and College of Medicine on interprofessional education (IPE). Other poster authors include Elizabeth Lyden, MS, from CoPH, Catherine Bevil, RN, PhD,… Continue Reading

PT faculty, alums, and student making strides against breast cancer

Physical Therapy Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team

PT Faculty, Betsy Becker and Nikki Sleddens, along with UNMC PT alums Nick Reiss, Stephanie Urbom, and Heather Rhoardarmer, and current UNMC PT1 student, Taylor Walla, participated in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on October 25, 2015 in Lincoln. The annual walk, held at Holmes Lake Park, raised $200,000.

Johnson and Sleddens recognized with PT service positions

Dr. Grace Johnson and Professor Nikki Sleddens

Grace Johnson, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, in PT Education was appointed to the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties’ (ABPTS) Specialty Council on Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Her four-year term will begin January 1, 2016. The Specialty Council on Orthopedic Physical Therapy is responsible for defining orthopedic specialist practice, creating the specialist examination for board certification, and setting the criteria for board certification in orthopedic physical therapy…. Continue Reading