College of Allied Health Professions

PT Education working toward cultural competency

by Betsy J. Becker, DPT, PhD, and Dawn Venema, PhD Faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy Education recently participated in a compelling personal and professional development opportunity related to diversity, equity and inclusion with Linda Cunningham, MPA, associate director of UNMC Human Resources. While exploring ideas to enhance the DPT curriculum in these areas, we learned of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), of which… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Jesse Roettger

Jesse Roettger recently joined our faculty in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Here’s more about Jesse in her own words: I’m a Nebraska native originally from Nebraska City, NE. I have moved around to several hospitals in my 14 years in the healthcare field, but I’m so excited to be back closer to home! I fell into the healthcare field by accident, but my passion… Continue Reading

Grammer completes doctorate

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, recently completed his Doctor of Medical Sciences degree from University of Lynchburg, Virginia. Dr. Grammer’s area of specialization focused specifically on Physician Assistant (PA) education, educational assessment, and leadership, which compliments his roles as PA Program Director and Department Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences. Dean Kyle Meyer, PhD, said, “I am very pleased for Dr. Grammer, and offer my… Continue Reading