College of Allied Health Professions

“Best state” rankings and alumni awards from APTA


Where does Nebraska rank as the “best state in which to practice physical therapy?” Well, the America Physical Therapy Association (APTA) says we’re #3! Overall Ranking: 3 Score: 98.280 Well-being and Future Livability: 8 Literacy and Health Literacy: 9 Employment and Employment Projections: 30 Business and Practice Friendliness: 3 Technology and Innovation: 23 APTA Engagement: 5 Compensation and Cost of Living: 24 Lack of Health… Continue Reading

PA Week is October 6-12, 2015

UNMC PA Class of 2017

Submitted by the UNMC PA Class of 2017 To celebrate Physician Assistant Week, October 6-12, 2015, here on the UNMC campus, the PA class of 2017 will participate in service events to spread influence across the local community. They’ll be serving dinner on October 8th at the Rainbow House, and on October 11th at the Ronald McDonald house. Fifty years ago the PA profession was… 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