College of Allied Health Professions

First IPE Wandering Word Challenge at UNK

Ryan Splittgerber, PhD and Ellie Miller

Ryan Splittgerber, PhD, and Ellie Miller, two of our faculty at the UNMC Health Science Education Complex at UNK, played the Walking Word Challenge this week. With printers yet to be installed in the new building, however, they had to hand-draw the scrabble board! To respect the intent of the game, which was to get people up and moving, they went to Kaylyn Rogers’ office… Continue Reading

Students and Faculty volunteer at OWL Ride


This past Saturday night, July 11, 9pm to 1am, students from UNMC’s COM, COP, and the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) were represented at the OWL Ride (Omaha With Lights). This is the 6th year for Omaha’s nighttime urban cycling adventure benefiting the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities (MFD). The Owl Ride route is 16.88 mile (short course 7.4 mile). Each year the SHARING clinics… Continue Reading

PAs explore curriculum transformation at U of Iowa

(L-R) Darwin Brown, MPH, PA-C, UNMC PA Associate Director; Theresa Hegmann, MPAS, PA-C, UI PA Director for Clinical Education; David Asprey, PhD, PA-C, UI Assistant Dean, Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum; Stephane VanderMeulen, MPAS, PA-C and Patty Scholting, MPAS, PA-C, both UNMC PA Academic Directors; Anthony Brenneman, MPAS, PA-C, UI PA Program Director; Carol Gorney, MPAS, PA-C, UI IA Director of Clinical Education; and Michael Huckabee, PhD, PA-C, UNMC PA Director

Faculty from the UNMC Division of PA Education traveled to Iowa City recently to meet with faculty and administration at The University of Iowa to explore their recent integration of their medical school and PA program curricula. As the UNMC College of Medicine is planning a transformation of the existing curriculum, the UNMC PA faculty have engaged the curriculum transformation process to consider similar changes…. Continue Reading