School of Allied Health Professions

2015 US News & World Report 100 Best Jobs – FIVE of our professions!

Five of our SAHP professions made the best jobs list! According to the 2015 US News & World Report 100 Best Jobs list: Physical therapy is #5 in health care jobs and #6 overall. Physician assistant is #7 in health care jobs and #10 overall. Diagnostic medical sonography is #8 in health care jobs and #12 overall. Dietitian and nutritionist is #14 in health care jobs and #29 overall. Radiologic technologist is #15 in health care jobs and #32 overall. Woot!

Hold your breath

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“Hold your breath” is the English translation for the Journal of the Norwegian Society of Radiographers, Hold Pusten. That’s what radiographers tell you to do when they position you for an X-ray. James Temme, MPA, RT(R)(QM), associate director of radiation science technology education (RSTE), and Charles R. O’Malley Endowed Chair, was featured in an interview article in the journal after he presented last year at the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) World Congress in Helsinki, Finland, about his work in Haiti following… Continue Reading

UNK Health Science Education Complex update in the news

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:28 pm By Jeff Bahr, in The Grand Island Independent The people behind the Health Science Education Complex in Kearney believe that, if health professionals receive their entire education outside of Omaha, they’ll be more likely to work in other parts of the state. “That’s what we’re banking on, is the big return for the state,” said Greg Karst, assistant dean for academic and student affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions. Read more>>