College of Allied Health Professions

Celebrating PA Week: The History of the Physician Assistant Profession

In honor of National Physician Assistant Week, some of our PA students put together some information. They kick it off with a bit of history. With a lack of Primary Care providers, healthcare was not very accessible in the 1960’s. The solution was the creation of the Physician Assistant profession. It all began with Dr. Amos Johnson and Henry Lee “Buddy” Treadwell in Garland, North… Continue Reading

Forty Years of Learning Something New Daily

By Joe Evans, Nebraska Medicine | September 25, 2018 What do you want to be when you grow up? It is the question we were all confronted with as we prepared to graduate high school. Like many of us, Karen Keller didn’t know the answer. Fast forward four decades later, and Keller could not be any happier about her career decision being a medical technology… Continue Reading

Medical Nutrition receives approval for demonstration program

Medical Nutrition received the formal approval for their Future Education Model Graduate Degree (FG) Program. In December, UNMC Today ran a detailed story about the program and now it’s official. Said CAHP dean Kyle Meyer, PhD, “Their strategic vision of the medical nutrition faculty to develop the new professional master’s program and their diligence in preparing the application for the FG program, after having just… Continue Reading