College of Allied Health Professions

Corri Hanson, Fellow!


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized Corrine Hanson, PhD, as a Fellow. This designation recognizes Dr. Hanson’s commitment to the field of dietetics and celebrates  her professional accomplishments and pursuit of life-long learning. A Fellow signifies that a member has lived up to the Academy’s values of customer focus, integrity, innovation and social responsibility…. Continue Reading

Large NIH Grant for Corri Hanson


Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT, received funding as a co-investigator on a 5-year, $5 million NIH grant. This grant will create a Center of Excellence called the Comparing Urban and Rural Effects of poverty on COPD (CURE COPD) Center. The Center is a collaboration between Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and East Tennessee State University. The aim of this Center… Continue Reading

Four SAHP faculty among iLEAD graduates

The 2015 graduating iLEAD cohort.

Congratulations to Katherine Jones, PT, PhD (physical therapy), Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT (medical nutrition), Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C (physician assistant), and Marcia Hess Smith, BS, CNMT (nuclear medicine), who graduated from the iLEAD program. The nine-month iLEAD program provides a course of study in leadership. Read article in UNMC Today>>