College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Jannelle Reynolds

Jannelle Reynolds, MPAS, PA-C, is a new faculty member in the division of physician assistant (PA) education in Kearney. Here’s more about Jannelle in her own words: “I grew up in Loveland Colorado and obtained my bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science in the neighboring town of Fort Collins at Colorado State University. It was here I found both my passion for medicine and… Continue Reading

Welcome new MLS faculty: Ashley Eichelberg

Ashley Eichelberg, MLS(ASCP),  recently joined our medical laboratory science program as clinical education coordinator and UA instructor. She graduated in 2012 from UNMC’s clinical laboratory science program after earning a Bachelor of Science degree from NWU, with a major in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Psychology. Ashley started her career in Core Lab at Nebraska Medicine for three years before taking a clinical instructor… Continue Reading

Real heroes of medical education

The Omaha World Herald recently ran an editorial, Real heroes of medical education, written by Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate program director in physician assistant (PA) education. In it, Mathews described the extraordinary value to students in health professions of simulation patients and anatomical donors. Those heroes generally go unrecognized, but not so last week. Michael Huckabee, PhD, PA-C, director of the PA program,… Continue Reading