School 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!

UNMC’s VanderMeulen New President of National Association

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Alexandria, VA — This month, Stephane VanderMeulen, MPAS, PA-C, stepped into her year-long role as president of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), a national organization representing physician assistant (PA) educational programs. VanderMeulen is academic director and an assistant professor for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), where she has been a faculty member since 2005. She received her master’s degree from UNMC in 1994. A member of PAEA’s Board of Directors for five years, VanderMeulen said… Continue Reading