College of Allied Health Professions

Mary Matthiessen named 2022 CAHP Distinguished Administrative Professional

Mary Matthiessen

written by Rachel Korman – Communications intern Mary Matthiessen is the 2022 recipient of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) Distinguished Administrative Professional award. This award recognizes a CAHP employee who exemplifies the ITEACH Values and who improves the college and/or its programs.  Using the lens of Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, and Healing (ITEACH), Mary’s nominators called out her vital role in leading the… Continue Reading

Bills selected for National DEI Summit

Sara Bills

Physical Therapy Associate Director Sara Bills, DPT, recently participated in a summit sponsored by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) National Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission (NEDIC). Dr. Bills was selected for this invitation-only event based on her leadership, impact, and influence in increasing racial/ethnic diversity in the health professions. Dr. Bills was able to share her experiences developing and implementing holistic admissions… Continue Reading

Herbers and Nabower inaugural Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency graduates

The UNMC Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program’s inaugural cohort of residents, Renee Herbers, PT, DPT, ATC, and Caleb Nabower, PT, DPT, completed all requirements and graduated from the 13-month post-professional training program on August 19th, 2022. This 13-month, post-professional training program includes a structured didactic curriculum, clinical practice and clinical mentoring at Nebraska Medicine’s Lauritzen Outpatient Center, observation with physicians and other rehab providers, teaching… Continue Reading