School of Allied Health Professions

SAHP students awarded development funds for E-Learning modules

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Five students from three allied health programs were honored today as E-learning Student Awardees at a luncheon ceremony. Students submitted proposals to the E-Learning Program for Students for the development of E-Learning modules to be used primarily to supplement learning in UNMC classes. Funding for the modules was awarded from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Cytotechnology students, Arixa Herrera and Halah Al-Hwail (pictured above), will be working with faculty mentors, Maheswari Mukherjee and Amber Donnelly, on a student E-Learning module for… Continue Reading

2015 US News & World Report 100 Best Jobs – FIVE of our professions!

Five of our SAHP professions made the best jobs list! According to the 2015 US News & World Report 100 Best Jobs list: Physical therapy is #5 in health care jobs and #6 overall. Physician assistant is #7 in health care jobs and #10 overall. Diagnostic medical sonography is #8 in health care jobs and #12 overall. Dietitian and nutritionist is #14 in health care jobs and #29 overall. Radiologic technologist is #15 in health care jobs and #32 overall. Woot!

Hold your breath

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“Hold your breath” is the English translation for the Journal of the Norwegian Society of Radiographers, Hold Pusten. That’s what radiographers tell you to do when they position you for an X-ray. James Temme, MPA, RT(R)(QM), associate director of radiation science technology education (RSTE), and Charles R. O’Malley Endowed Chair, was featured in an interview article in the journal after he presented last year at the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) World Congress in Helsinki, Finland, about his work in Haiti following… Continue Reading