College of Allied Health Professions

Dr. Krusen named founding director of occupational therapy education

by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations | January 09, 2019 Nancy Krusen, Ph.D., founding director of occupational therapy education, in the College of Allied Health Professions, didn’t have far to look to find her profession. You might say she inherited it. Both of her parents were physiatrists — physicians that specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation (UNMC created a PM&R department, then a PM&R residency… Continue Reading

PT faculty member interviewed for PT in Motion article

PT faculty member, Patricia (Pat) Hageman, PhD, is cited in a December 2018 publication, PT in Motion. The article highlighted an exchange of views between the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) “Emerging Leader” awardees and members of the Association’s highest membership category called the Catherine Worthingham Fellows (FAPTA). Hageman, a FAPTA, commented that some of the best advice she received in her career was to… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Sara Fisher

Sara Fisher, MS, LCGC, is the new assistant professor and assistant program director for Genetic Counseling. She has been working at UNMC for the last 14 years as a clinical genetic counselor, primarily seeing prenatal patients in the Olson Center for Women’s Health. In her own words: “This new position is a great merge of working with patients half of my time and working with… Continue Reading