College of Allied Health Professions

New respiratory therapy program approved for UNMC

by Karen Burbach, UNMC strategic communications | August 16, 2021 UNMC will launch a new master’s level respiratory therapy educational program to help meet workforce demands that are projected to increase 19 percent over the next decade. The NU Board of Regents on Friday approved the program, which is one of only six “entry-level” master’s degree programs in the country (others are in Georgia, Illinois,… Continue Reading

Scholarship Award Winner Anh Nguyen

Congratulations to UNMC physical therapy student Anh Nguyen, who was recently named an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Minority Scholarship award winner. This national scholarship is offered to minority physical therapy students by the Minority Scholarship Fund, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization supported by the APTA. Each awardee receives a certificate and a monetary award of $5,000. The purpose of this award is, “To acknowledge and… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Abbey Lowe

Abbey Lowe, MA, recently joined our College of Allied Health Professions research team. She is Co-Director of the National Disaster Medical System Infectious Disease training program for the Global Center for Health Security at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Ms. Lowe works at the intersection of ethics, health policy, and health security, and her research focuses on ethics preparedness in public health emergencies. She… Continue Reading