College of Allied Health Professions

Physical therapy grad named to post with Chicago Bears

From UNMC “For the Record” Nate Breske, a 2004 physical therapy graduate of the UNMC School of Allied Health Professions, has been named the head athletic trainer for the Chicago Bears. Breske comes to the Bears from the San Francisco 49ers, where he has served as assistant athletic trainer since 2008. Prior to joining the 49ers, Breske did a summer internship with the New England Patriots and founded Physical Therapy Specialists in Watertown, S.D. He was an all-state football player at Webster (S.D.) High School… Continue Reading

Faculty receive education support grants

Congratulations to these recipients of College of Medicine support grants: Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, “Blended Learning Instruction on Joint Range of Motion”  – Educational Support Grant for $4,600 Tiffany Colvin, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM, “The stabilization and fixation of urinary sediment in support of the standardization of clinical education in urinalysis across multiple campuses” – Educational Support Grant for $3,590 Sara Bills, PT, DPT, GCS, “Implementing handheld doppler training in the DPT curriculum ” – Educational Support Grant for $4,740 Karen Honeycutt, MEd, MLS(ASCP)CMSMCM, Sandra Latshaw,… Continue Reading

SAHP making history: Five adjunct faculty appointments in China

Jospeh Siu, Joseph Norman, Kathleen Volkman, and Betsy Becker

On March 11, 2015, the School of Medicine, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, appointed four of our physical therapy faculty (Betsy Becker, Joseph Norman, Joseph Siu, Kathleen Volkman) and Dean Kyle Meyer as their adjunct faculty members. This is the first time in history that SAHP faculty received adjunct faculty appointments in China.