College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Amber Lickert

Amber Lickert, MPS, CCP, LP, is an assistant professor in our clinical perfusion education program. Here’s more about Amber in her own words: “I grew up in Carter Lake, IA and first began my journey in the UN/Nebraska Medicine system when I was 18 years old. During undergraduate school at the University of Nebraska Omaha, I worked as a patient care technician at Nebraska Medicine… Continue Reading

Happy Perfusion Appreciation Week!

by David W. Holt, MA, CCT, program director of Clinical Perfusion Education This week is celebrated as Perfusion Appreciation Week, recognizing perfusionists globally in the normal practice of patient support in open-heart surgery, blood management in orthopedic, vascular, oncological, and OB-GYN practices, and recently who have played an important role on the front lines of the pandemic by providing extracorporeal pulmonary support to some of the most critically… Continue Reading

Join the Alumni Association Online Community

Alumni and students now have a dedicated online community to connect for networking, mentoring, interprofessional groups, and discussion boards.   The community, UNMC Alumni Connections, is managed by the Alumni Relations Office and was created in partnership with industry leader, PeopleGrove. It was first made available to alumni earlier this month.  Individuals who are interested in signing up may visit https://connections.unmcalumni.org and join the community via… Continue Reading