College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Kate West

Kate West, MPAS, PA-C, recently joined our Division of Physician Assistant Education faculty. Here’s more about Kate in her own words: I was born and raised in Mitchell, Nebraska. I developed a deep appreciation for medical providers while growing up in rural Nebraska. After attending Chadron State College in the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) physician assistant pathway, I graduated from PA school at UNMC… Continue Reading

PT2 serves in the Nebraska Army National Guard

John Lysinger is a second-year student in the Division of Physical Therapy Education and a member of the Nebraska Army National Guard. John was activated in April for the COVID-19 response. John’s unit activated to support the Nebraska Accommodation Project. The National Guardsmen staffed UNO residence halls, which were made available free of charge to people who may have been exposed to the Coronavirus and… Continue Reading

PT Education working toward cultural competency

by Betsy J. Becker, DPT, PhD, and Dawn Venema, PhD Faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy Education recently participated in a compelling personal and professional development opportunity related to diversity, equity and inclusion with Linda Cunningham, MPA, associate director of UNMC Human Resources. While exploring ideas to enhance the DPT curriculum in these areas, we learned of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), of which… Continue Reading