College of Allied Health Professions

Individually Rare, Collectively Common

By Elyssa Gray, Erin Loughney, & Katie Tlusty Rare disease dayOver 300 million people worldwide are affected by a rare disease. In the United States alone, there are over 7,000 rare diseases affecting around 30 million people. Individually, these diseases are rare, but rare diseases are collectively common. Rare diseases span the medical spectrum from mild to severe. Examples of rare conditions include some forms… Continue Reading

Welcome new staff: Mindy Peck

Mindy J. Peck, MS.Ed, recently joined our staff as a student services associate. Here’s more about Mindy in her own words: I am originally from western Nebraska and grew up in Holdrege. I graduated from Hastings College with a degree in Studio Art and Art History with a minor in Religion and Philosophy. After a move to Lincoln, I began work at UNL in the… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Michael Rosenthal, PT, DSc

The College recently welcomed Michael Rosenthal, PT, DSc, ATC, to the physical therapy education faculty. Here’s more about Mike in his own words: I was raised in Alma and Lexington, NE.  Following graduation from Doane College I was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy and completed a master’s degree in physical therapy from the U.S. Army-Baylor University program.  Following Navy assignments in Virginia,… Continue Reading