School of Allied Health Professions

PA students awarded scholarships

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Submitted by Michael Huckabee, PhD, PA-C At the recent Nebraska Physician Assistant Annual Conference in Kearney, five UNMC PA students were each awarded $1,000 scholarships. Students were selected based on academics, leadership, and service. We salute these deserving students shown in the photo with scholarship recipients from other PA programs: In back row center to right, Annette White, Evan Howe, and Brooke Helmberger; and in front row on right, Tracey Farrell. Jacob Mach also received the scholarship but was unable to attend the awards ceremony…. Continue Reading

Welcome to Dr. Splittgerber

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On February 1, 2015, Ryan Splittgerber, PhD, joined the School of Allied Health Professions. Formerly an assistant professor in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Anatomy (GCBA) and director of UNMC’s gross anatomy lab, Dr. Splittgerber, whose expertise is in human anatomy and the neurosciences, is a core faculty member in Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and the Radiation Science Technology Education programs. He eventually will be the gross anatomy lab director at the UNMC Health Sciences Education Complex located on the UNK campus. Dr. Splittgerber is also… 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