College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard, MA, recently joined the College of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs’ team as a Recruitment and Marketing Specialist. Prior to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he worked at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Kevin brings with him nearly six years of experience working directly with prospective and current college students. Originally from Northwest Iowa, Kevin earned his master’s degree… Continue Reading

CLS adopts a Parisian lab

Painting of a hospital in Paris: La Rue Hospitaliere de L'HEGP

In support of the clinical laboratory professionals who provided patient care as a result of the November Paris Terror Attacks, the UNMC CLS faculty and students participated in the ‘Adopt a Parisian Lab’ program. They sent holiday wishes and thanks for the laboratory professional’s dedication to quality patient care to 14 clinical laboratories in Paris and Beirut. The faculty and students wanted those who provided… Continue Reading

Recruiting for the Class of 2030: Part I

Kevin McGuire, MLS(ASCP), shows extracted DNA to Nicholas and Hilary Higgins on tour of the CLS student laboratory.

Which grandma can say she has her grandson’s (and daughter’s) DNA at home in the freezer? This one! It’s a different sort of holiday story. My eight-year-old grandson, Nick, wanted math or science stuff this past Christmas, so we blinded him with science. We fulfilled his digital wish list of flash cards, experiment sets, a microscope, slides, and safety goggles, all of which delighted him… Continue Reading