College of Allied Health Professions

Completion Ceremony for IPAP Baccalaureate

In August, Kate West, DMSc, PA-C, represented UNMC and the College at the Interservice Physician Assistant Program’s (IPAP) Completion Ceremony. There, at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 53 service members received their Bachelor of Science degree from UNMC. IPAP is the largest PA program in the country, and graduates three classes per year.  The graduates completed phase 1 of their physician assistant education… Continue Reading

Mary Matthiessen named 2022 CAHP Distinguished Administrative Professional

Mary Matthiessen

written by Rachel Korman – Communications intern Mary Matthiessen is the 2022 recipient of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) Distinguished Administrative Professional award. This award recognizes a CAHP employee who exemplifies the ITEACH Values and who improves the college and/or its programs.  Using the lens of Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, and Healing (ITEACH), Mary’s nominators called out her vital role in leading the… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Erin Westover, OTD

Erin Westover, OTD, OTR/L, recently joined our occupational therapy faculty. Here’s more about Dr. Westover in her own words: I am excited and privileged to be joining the talented faculty team within the Division of Occupational Therapy Education as an assistant professor. I bring experience within occupational therapy education, as well as a practice background with children and youth, particularly in educationally based settings. I… Continue Reading