College of Allied Health Professions

Radiation Therapy students garner awards at conference

UNMC Radiation Therapy students and faculty

Submitted by Lisa Bartenhagen, MS, RT(R)(T) The UNMC radiation therapy students and faculty attended the Chicago Area Radiation Therapists Annual Conference last week. Of the ten schools attending, two UNMC students were recognized with awards for the essay competition. First place: Jessica Backhaus- Radiation Therapy During Pregnancy Second place: Megan Kuster- Radiation Therapy Safety Dustin Hahn and Nicolas Steidl represented UNMC during the annual scholar bowl competition, with the winning team coming from Memorial Sloan Kettering. It was a great trip with a great group… Continue Reading

Big weekend for RSTE students and faculty at NSRT

UNMC RSTE group at the NSRT conference

It was a busy weekend for our RSTE students & faculty at the Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technology (NSRT) Annual Conference in Grand Island. Faculty Presentations Lisa Bartenhagen gave two presentations American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Q & A Session for Students ARRT Standards of Ethics – Overview for Technologists Jim Temme presented a lecture titled Forensic Radiography & the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team: A Radiographers Experience Tanya Custer & Christina Greg presented a lecture titled The Role of the Radiologic Technologist in… Continue Reading

Kim Michael among TOP 25 sonography professors


Kim Michael, MA, RDMS, RVT, RT(R), Associate Professor, Director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Education, and Anderson Professor,  received a nice surprise email from The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. They sent her a link to a webpage listing Kim as one of the top 25 sonography professors. It begins, “Meet some of the most well-known and influential professors in diagnostic medical sonography, vascular ultrasound, and echocardiography.” We already knew she was great. Congratulations, Kim!