School of Allied Health Professions

Maggie Winnicki wins the SAHP Biggest Loser Competition

(l-r) Sara Bills (3rd), Geri Finn (Wellness Chair), and Maggie Winnicki (1st) Not pictured: Greg Karst (2nd)

Maggie Winnicki, MPH, Administrative Coordinator in Academic & Student Affairs, won the first SAHP Biggest Loser Competition. She lost 11.16% of her body weight. Go, Maggie! “I’m a terribly competitive person,” Maggie said, “but the truth is, I thought it would be fun. I needed something to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle, and I thought this might do it…and it did!” Kudos, also, to Geri Finn, chair of the SAHP Wellness Committee, who came up with the idea, recruited, and cheered on the participants with weekly… Continue Reading

Two future PT students in the news

NU women's gymnastics seniors Desire' Stephens, Jessie DeZiel, Jennifer Lauer and Amanda Lauer.

Jennifer and Amanda Lauer are sisters coming to physical therapy school this year after graduation from UNL. They are both Husker gymnasts and along with fellow seniors, Jessie DeZiel and Desire’ Stephens, have played a big role in the Huskers’ success the past four seasons. Read their story in the Lincoln Journal Star>> Photo by Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star