School of Allied Health Professions

UNMC College of Allied Health Professions

Kyle Meyer

Effective July 1, 2015 the School of Allied Health Professions will become UNMC’s sixth college – the College of Allied Health Professions. That has a nice ring to it! Earlier today, Chancellor Gold and our dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD, participated in a meeting of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE), during which the Commission reviewed the UNMC proposal to transition the School of Allied Health Professions to college status. The Commission unanimously approved the proposal. This approval follows the unanimous approval by the University… Continue Reading

Newest face in the SAHP: Linda Bottom

Linda Bottom

HR Associate, Linda Bottom, recently joined the SAHP, transferring from Graduate Studies where she had split her time over the past three years between MSIA (Laura Bilek’s Associate) and BMI (Jim McClay’s Associate). She has previous experience with payroll and HR, and we’re happy to have her on board in this new role. Linda says her spare time is spent “learning about life from my 5-year old grandson. He was born 1 lb. 14 oz., and he is my healthy little hero.” She also likes gardening,… Continue Reading

Maggie Winnicki wins the SAHP Biggest Loser Competition

(l-r) Sara Bills (3rd), Geri Finn (Wellness Chair), and Maggie Winnicki (1st) Not pictured: Greg Karst (2nd)

Maggie Winnicki, MPH, Administrative Coordinator in Academic & Student Affairs, won the first SAHP Biggest Loser Competition. She lost 11.16% of her body weight. Go, Maggie! “I’m a terribly competitive person,” Maggie said, “but the truth is, I thought it would be fun. I needed something to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle, and I thought this might do it…and it did!” Kudos, also, to Geri Finn, chair of the SAHP Wellness Committee, who came up with the idea, recruited, and cheered on the participants with weekly… Continue Reading