College of Allied Health Professions

Collaborative Ittner grant funded for Dr. Corrine Hanson

Dr. Corrine Hanson, lead author.

Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, Associate Professor in medical nutrition education, recently received funding for a collaborative grant by the Edna Ittner Foundation for $55,000. The Primary Investigator is Shirley Delair, MD, MPH, College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Hanson is a co-investigator, along with Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division of Newborn Medicine, and Stephen Obaro, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Division… Continue Reading

Two PA students join Future Educator Fellows

PA student, Mason Van Nostrand in Washington, DC

At the recent Education Forum by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in Washington, DC, two UNMC  PA students joined the inaugural class of Future Educator Fellows. Kim Sullivan and Mason Van Nostrand joined the first group of 25 PA students selected from PA programs across the country, assembled to participate in the forum and join advocacy teams that met with legislators at the nation’s… Continue Reading

CAHP students receive BCBS scholarships


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