College of Allied Health Professions

Fiber-rich Diet May Reduce Lung Disease

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Press Release, January 22, 2016 – A diet rich in fiber may not only protect against diabetes and heart disease, it may reduce the risk of developing lung disease, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, researchers report in “The Relationship between Dietary Fiber Intake… Continue Reading

Education Technology Collaboration (ETC) Special Interest Group

ETC Meeting

Want to learn how colleagues are experimenting and implementing educational technology? The Education Technology Collaboration (ETC) meets the first Thursday of every month from noon – 1:00 in the eLearning Lab (8th floor WH). Lunch is provided! “It’s a good networking opportunity with people from all UNMC Colleges and Nebraska Medicine,” said Betsy Becker, co-chair. “Speakers present, and there are active sessions to try educational… Continue Reading

Collaborative Ittner grant funded for Dr. Corrine Hanson

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, Associate Professor in medical nutrition education, recently received funding for a collaborative grant by the Edna Ittner Foundation for $55,000. The Primary Investigator is Shirley Delair, MD, MPH, College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Hanson is a co-investigator, along with Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division of Newborn Medicine, and Stephen Obaro, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division… Continue Reading