School of Allied Health Professions

2015 SAHP Award Recipients

David Holt, Amber Donnelly, Betsy Becker

The 2015 SAHP Award recipients will be honored at the annual ceremony on May 6, 2015 at 1:05 PM in the Michael Sorrell Center room 3001. Congratulations to this year’s awardees: Excellence in Teaching – David Holt, MA, CCT Excellence in Research – Amber Donnelly, PhD, MPH, SCT(ASCP) Innovative Scholarship Award – Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA Outstanding Service – Clinical Skills Laboratory Team: Patty Carstens, MS; Dan Brick, BGS; and Jonathon Sample The Innovative Scholarship Award is new this year. It is also the first time… Continue Reading

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