College of Allied Health Professions

Recent PA graduate publishes in JAAPA

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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

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