College of Allied Health Professions

Wonder Woman Wellsandt

What did you do on your summer vacation? For Liz Wellsandt, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, assistant professor in our division of physical therapy education, it was an exciting and busy few months! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) named Liz an APTA Emerging Leader, she received an APTA New Investigator grant, and she just had a baby (her third) on July 16, 2017. The Emerging… Continue Reading

UNMC e-modules expanding to national audience

by John Keenan, UNMC public relations | September 18, 2017 In 2015, Tanya Custer and Kim Michael of the College of Allied Health Professions helped a sonography student develop an e-module as part of the first cohort of student e-learning projects through the Academic Affairs E-Learning Program. They came away inspired. Nearly two years later, Michael, the program director of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Education and… Continue Reading

Sonography students represent four sites

This year, for the first time, the diagnostic medical sonography program has one student from each of the four UNMC radiography sites. Tori Bailey did her radiography courses in Columbus, Mayra Barbosa in Grand Island, Sarah Turner in Omaha, and Emily Buck in Kearney. Tori, Mayra, and Sarah are now at the Omaha campus, and Emily is at the Kearney campus for their sonography programs.