College of Allied Health Professions

Fun at the Nebraska Science Festival

As part of the Nebraska Science Festival this year, Perris Scott and Kevin Howard from Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, and Assistant Professor and Chemistry Coordinator for Medical Laboratory Science Kevin McGuire hosted some fun activities at the Durham Museum. They handed out coloring sheets representing some of our health professions, and Mr. McGuire brought in two microscopes with some slides and materials to show… Continue Reading

OT student finds a new occupation in repurposing

Occupational therapy student Clancy Hesseltine stumbled onto a new occupation during her first semester at UNMC in Kearney. Let her tell you the story… I started Hesseltine Halters in my first semester of occupational therapy school as a class assignment for which I had to learn a new occupation. I knew I wanted something unique, useful, and inexpensive. The idea sprang from a large pile… Continue Reading

Happy DNA Day!

by Ali Rezek and Hannah Steber, Genetic Counseling Class of 2022 Today (April 25th), people around the United States will celebrate National DNA Day! Why do we celebrate DNA when we can’t see it? The goal of National DNA Day is to give us an opportunity to learn more about advances in genomics, or the study of all the DNA in humans, and how those… Continue Reading