College of Allied Health Professions

CAHP students receive BCBS scholarships

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Four students in the CAHP received Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska-University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) Health Services Scholarships. The recipients were Ryan Sowle and Taryn Trosper from the physician assistant program, and Emily Buck and Kaylee Samway from the Radiography program. The scholarships – made up of a gift of $300,000 in an endowed fund – are awarded to Nebraska high school… Continue Reading

Michael and Custer funded for E-Learning

Kim Michael and Tanya Custer

Kim Michael and Tanya Custer received a $50k award in support of the e-learning initiative.  The first $25k comes from the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs with an agreement for match funding of $25k from the College of Allied Health Professions. It will be used to develop the UNMC E-Learning Curricular Redesign, “Case Study Based E-Learning Modules Utilizing Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table… Continue Reading

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