College of Allied Health Professions

Radiation therapy faculty garner 2-yr ASRT grant

Jana Koth and Lisa Bartenhagen

Jana Koth and Lisa Bartenhagen are co-PIs on a two-year, $10k ASRT Foundation Research Grant, “A Video Intervention for Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study.” They wrote the grant, with assistance from Matt Fitzgerald and Laura Bilek, PhD, to determine if viewing an educational video using VERT images reduces anxiety in persons undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer compared with standard… Continue Reading

Jones and Patient Safety team present at AHRQ conference

Victoria Kennel, Katherine Jones, PhD, and Anne Skinner with their poster

Katherine Jones, PT, PhD; Anne Skinner, RHIA, MS; and Victoria Kennel, MA, presented results from their 3-year patient safety project at the 2015 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Research Conference in Crystal City, VA on October 6, 2015. The title of their poster presentation was, ‚ÄúProducing Evidence to Make Healthcare Safer: Implementation and Evaluation of Multiteam Systems to Decrease Fall Risk in Critical… 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