School of Allied Health Professions

Clinical perfusion highlights

Clinical Perfusion Education program director David Holt, MA, CCT would like to acknowledge some recent accomplishments from current and former students: In January of 2015, Clinical Perfusion Education graduate, Mr. Ryan Zavala, was awarded the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion’s Alec Thorpe Academic Achievement award for the year 2014. The Alec Thorpe Academic Achievement award is given annually to the candidate taking the Canadian National Certification Exam and achieving the highest passing mark for that calendar year. Mr. Zavala accepted employment at Toronto General Hospital… Continue Reading

2015 SAHP Award Recipients

David Holt, Amber Donnelly, Betsy Becker

The 2015 SAHP Award recipients will be honored at the annual ceremony on May 6, 2015 at 1:05 PM in the Michael Sorrell Center room 3001. Congratulations to this year’s awardees: Excellence in Teaching – David Holt, MA, CCT Excellence in Research – Amber Donnelly, PhD, MPH, SCT(ASCP) Innovative Scholarship Award – Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA Outstanding Service – Clinical Skills Laboratory Team: Patty Carstens, MS; Dan Brick, BGS; and Jonathon Sample The Innovative Scholarship Award is new this year. It is also the first time… Continue Reading

SAHP to Lead Both Student and Faculty Senates

Andrew Shaw, BS, CSCS

For the first time, representatives from the School of Allied Health Professions will lead both the student senate and the faculty senate. Second-year physical therapy student, Andrew Shaw, BS, CSCS, was elected President of the Student Senate and will also serve as UNMC Student Regent. His term will be from April, 2015 till April, 2016. Andrew is primarily interested in pursuing orthopedic and sports physical therapy after graduation. Originally from Lincoln, he received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science from UNL…. Continue Reading