College of Allied Health Professions

Visit celebrates RHOP program extension to Peru State


On September 25th, UNMC visited Peru State College (PSC). The purpose of the visit was to celebrate the College of Allied Health Professions’ new relationship with PSC to extend Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) positions to students at PSC – beginning with the next application cycle this year. In addition, PSC sponsored a “Rural Health Symposium.” About 22 high school students attended from Humboldt/Table Rock/Steiner,… Continue Reading

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