College of Allied Health Professions

Grammer elected to national board

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences, was elected to the national Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors to begin January 2021. The Board administers the Association’s financial affairs, appoints standing and ad hoc committees, and conducts all Association business between membership meetings. PAEA has considerable influence on educational policy and promoting innovation… Continue Reading

Program helps ease students into the clinical environment

by Joe Evans, Nebraska Medicine A program is being used to help ease physical therapy students into the transition from the academic setting to the clinical environment. The Early Acute Service Experience program (EASE) helps prepare the students to enter the acute care setting. This program allows students to become more familiar and comfortable managing equipment and communicating with patients before they begin their clinical… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Alisha Wright

Alisha Wright recently joined our radiography and computed tomography faculty. Here’s more about Alisha in her own words: I am originally from Tilden, Neb. My path to radiography was a little longer than average because I decided to play college volleyball and attended Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Neb, as well as Concordia University in Seward before attending the radiography program at UNMC where I… Continue Reading