College of Allied Health Professions

Recruiting for the Class of 2030: Part II

If you read Part I a couple of weeks ago, you know my eight-year-old grandson, Nick, and daughter, Hilary, took a tour of the CLS labs just before Christmas. Well, they also got a look at the Anatomage table – a life-size virtual dissection table that displays gross anatomy models reconstructed from cadavers. More cool science! We’d finished in the labs and dropped in to… Continue Reading

Fiber-rich Diet May Reduce Lung Disease

Press Release, January 22, 2016 – A diet rich in fiber may not only protect against diabetes and heart disease, it may reduce the risk of developing lung disease, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, researchers report in “The Relationship between Dietary Fiber Intake… Continue Reading

Welcome Tessa Wells, new PT faculty in Kearney

Tessa Wells, PT, DPT, joined the CAHP faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy Education in Kearney. She grew up in south-central Nebraska and always wanted to go back to the area and be a part of the medical field in some way. More from Tessa in her own words: I graduated from UNMC in 2006 and promptly moved back to Kearney (the day after… Continue Reading