College of Allied Health Professions

UNMC graduate Dr. Wang honored for allied health education

Zhuo Wang, DPT headshot

Recent UNMC College of Allied Health Professions graduate Zhuo Wang, DPT, has been honored with the nationally prestigious 2021 Alpha Eta Lee Holder Award for Excellence in Graduate Allied Health Education. Dr. Wang, who has returned to her hometown of Sichuan, China, to practice as a physical therapist and a clinical instructor at the West China Hospital, was the sole graduate student in the U.S…. Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Nicole Martino

Nicole Martino headshot from October 2021

Nicole Martino, PhD, OTR/L, recently joined our occupational therapy faculty. Here’s more about Dr. Martino in her own words:  I am excited to join the Division of Occupational Therapy Education at UNMC combining my experience and knowledge as a clinician and translational health scientist.   After earning a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Colorado State University in 2003, I practiced in a variety of rehabilitation… Continue Reading

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