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

Perfusion students shine at state meeting

Matt Hilgers accepting the 2015 Nebraska Perfusion Society scholarship from NPS President Jeff Nichols.

Article submitted by David Holt The annual Nebraska Perfusion Society meeting was held this weekend (February 28th) in Lincoln and, as usual, our students shined! All eleven Clinical Perfusion first-year students made presentations to the audience on subject matter developing into their Masters theses. Additionally, second-year student Devin Eilers presented our research entitled “Emboli Production in Hardshell Venous Reservoirs at Low Reservoir Levels.” The 2014 Nebraska Perfusion Society Scholarship winner, Kevin Hagemann, presented our study “Autotransfusion Suction Line: A Comparison of Types and Effects on… Continue Reading

Kudos in PT Education: Majerus, Goetsch, and Venema

Congratulations to the following students and faculty in physical therapy education: Taylor Majerus, PT2, was chosen as one of two physical therapy students nationwide to receive a Federal Section Scholarship to attend the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis in February. The APTA anticipates more than 10,000 physical therapy professionals to attend the meeting. Troy Goetsch, PT3, has been selected to receive an Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Student Award for Geriatric Research 2015. Dawn Venema, PT, PhD, assistant professor in… Continue Reading