College of Allied Health Professions

Karst and Mertz, grand marshals in UNK parade

Mary Ann Mertz, EdD, and Gregory Karst, PhD, Grand Marshals in the UNK Homecoming Parade

CAHP assistant dean for academic and student affairs, Gregory Karst, PhD, and interim assistant dean for the College of Nursing in Kearney, Mary Ann Mertz, EdD, served as grand marshals for this year’s UNK homecoming parade. They represented the new partnership between UNMC and UNK, symbolized by the opening of the Health Science Education Complex. The event is one of UNK’s largest events of the… Continue Reading

Welcome Kim Corum to the CAHP!


Kim Corum, BS, recently joined the college as administrative associate to our dean, Kyle Meyer, PhD. Kim graduated from Bellevue University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management. Her previous position was primarily project management. Kim says, “I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, golfing, bowling, reading, and taking cruises with my husband, Rob.” Welcome aboard, Kim!

Michael and Custer take first place in SDMS competition

Tanya Custer and Kim Michael

Kim Michael, director of the diagnostic medical sonography education program, and Tanya Custer, assistant professor in RSTE, were selected as the first place winners in the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Scientific Presentation Competition for there winning entry, “Using the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table in the Education of Imaging Science Students.” The Scientific Presentation is an annual competition for SDMS members. They are required to… Continue Reading