College of Allied Health Professions

Regents OK shift for SAHP to become college

Big news for the School of Allied Health Professions! In case you missed this morning’s UNMC Today story: by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations | February 02, 2015 The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday approved an initiative that the School of Allied Health Professions, currently an academic unit within the College of Medicine, become UNMC’s sixth independent college. Pending approval by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, the school would ascend to college status in July 2015. It would become UNMC’s… 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!

UNK Health Science Education Complex update in the news

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:28 pm By Jeff Bahr, in The Grand Island Independent The people behind the Health Science Education Complex in Kearney believe that, if health professionals receive their entire education outside of Omaha, they’ll be more likely to work in other parts of the state. “That’s what we’re banking on, is the big return for the state,” said Greg Karst, assistant dean for academic and student affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions. Read more>>