College of Allied Health Professions

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

Four SAHP faculty among iLEAD graduates

The 2015 graduating iLEAD cohort.

Congratulations to Katherine Jones, PT, PhD (physical therapy), Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT (medical nutrition), Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C (physician assistant), and Marcia Hess Smith, BS, CNMT (nuclear medicine), who graduated from the iLEAD program. The nine-month iLEAD program provides a course of study in leadership. Read article in UNMC Today>>

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… Continue Reading