University of Nebraska Medical Center

Author: Fran Higgins

UNMC DPT Program making an impact with Lifestyle Medicine

by Tessa Wells, PT, DPT It’s no secret that the healthcare sector in the United States is a challenging environment to be in, regardless of your role. The population is getting sicker, the costs are rising higher, and provider morale is dipping lower. A few years ago the UNMC physical therapy education program asked a […]

Jul 9, 2024

American College of Lifestyle Medicine logo

Grant Examines Ramifications of Color Vision Deficiency in Health Education Programs

Faculty from the Medical Laboratory Science and the Diagnostic Cytology programs teamed up for a study under a grant from the UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators. Linsey Donner, PhD, Maheswari Mukherjee, PhD, Ashley Eichelberg, Marnie Imhoff, Kevin McGuire, C.J. Woslager, DC, received an IAE Education Research Grant titled, “Color Deficiency Survey: A Review of Medical […]

Jul 8, 2024

MLS students at microscopes

Welcome new faculty: Brad Dexter, PT, DPT

Brad Dexter, PT, DPT, Class of 2011 alum, recently joined our physical therapy program as an assistant professor. Here’s more about Dr. Dexter in his own words: With 13 years as a practicing physical therapist at Quality Living, Inc. (QLI), I developed expertise in neurological rehabilitation such as brain and spinal cord injuries and as […]

Jul 2, 2024

Portrait of Brad Dexter in the studio at UNMC