Big news for the School of Allied Health Professions! In case you missed this morning’s UNMC Today story: by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations | February 02, 2015 The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday approved an initiative that the School of Allied Health Professions, currently an academic unit within the College of Medicine, become UNMC’s sixth independent college. Pending approval by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, the school would ascend to college status in July 2015. It would become UNMC’s… Continue Reading
Five students from three allied health programs were honored today as E-learning Student Awardees at a luncheon ceremony. Students submitted proposals to the E-Learning Program for Students for the development of E-Learning modules to be used primarily to supplement learning in UNMC classes. Funding for the modules was awarded from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Cytotechnology students, Arixa Herrera and Halah Al-Hwail (pictured above), will be working with faculty mentors, Maheswari Mukherjee and Amber Donnelly, on a student E-Learning module for… Continue Reading
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!