College of Allied Health Professions

PA Week is October 6-12, 2015

UNMC PA Class of 2017

Submitted by the UNMC PA Class of 2017 To celebrate Physician Assistant Week, October 6-12, 2015, here on the UNMC campus, the PA class of 2017 will participate in service events to spread influence across the local community. They’ll be serving dinner on October 8th at the Rainbow House, and on October 11th at the Ronald McDonald house. Fifty years ago the PA profession was… Continue Reading

Sasek publishes in JAAPA on postconcussive syndrome

Cody Sasek

Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C, an academic director in our PA program, published, “Postconcussive syndrome in a high school athlete,”  in the Oct 2015 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Cody collaborated with a physician with whom he had previously worked in his clinical practice before coming to UNMC, resulting in this authorship representing both UNMC and the University of Kansas… Continue Reading

Recent PA graduate publishes in JAAPA

B  Reilly Photo (2)

Bridget Reilly, PA-C, a 2014 graduate from the PA Program has published her first article in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants July 2015 issue. Her co-author and mentor was Tami Ritsema, PA-C, a PA Program faculty member at the time. The article, “Managing nonteratogenic adverse reactions to isotretinoin treatment for acne vulgaris,” was originally submitted as a paper for Ms…. Continue Reading