School of Allied Health Professions

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

Preventing Patient Falls — a Team Effort

Katherine Jones

Nineteen hospitals across Nebraska are implementing an evidence-based approach to keeping patients upright and reducing injuries from preventable falls. Watch this video of Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, associate professor in physical therapy education, and Carol Kampschneider, RN, MSN, V.P. of Clinical and Regulatory Services at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, NE, being interviewed by Suzanna Hoppszallern, Senior Editor of Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine about their work on the CAPTURE Falls project. The interview was conducted at the Rural Health Leadership Conference in… Continue Reading

UNMC College of Allied Health Professions

Kyle Meyer

Effective July 1, 2015 the School of Allied Health Professions will become UNMC’s sixth college – the College of Allied Health Professions. That has a nice ring to it! Earlier today, Chancellor Gold and our dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD, participated in a meeting of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE), during which the Commission reviewed the UNMC proposal to transition the School of Allied Health Professions to college status. The Commission unanimously approved the proposal. This approval follows the unanimous approval by the University… Continue Reading