College of Allied Health Professions

Special Olympics Nebraska presents Kearney UNMC students with highest honor

by Kalani Simpson, strategic communications | September 15, 2021 for UNMC Today Special Olympics Nebraska recently presented UNMC’s Health Science Education Complex (HSEC) students with its highest honor for health partners — the prestigious Golisano Health Leadership Award. The honor recognizes “health champions” that make significant contributions to equal access to health, fitness and wellness for people with intellectual disabilities. The award was presented Sept…. Continue Reading

Ralston High School Medical Academy visits MLS at UNMC

Ralston High School Medical Academy juniors and seniors recently explored the Medical Laboratory Science profession with current UNMC students and faculty. They spent the afternoon in the newly renovated student laboratory and completed a case study where they conducted routine laboratory tests for a pregnant individual. As part of this testing, students learned to interpret chemical reactions, microscope findings, and organism identification. Many of the… Continue Reading

New Orthopedic PT Residency Program Begins

by Megan Frazee, DPT The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Allied Health Professions recently launched an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program this year. The initial cohort of residents, Renee Herbers, DPT, and Caleb Nabower, DPT, started on August 2, 2021. This residency is a 13-month, post-professional training program that includes clinical practice and clinical mentoring at Nebraska Medicine’s Lauritzen Outpatient Center, observation… Continue Reading

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