College of Allied Health Professions

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

PAs garner grant to improve rural health

Carey Wheelhouse, MSPAS, PA-C, Principal Investigator, and Co-Investigators, Mia Hyde, MPAS, PA-C; Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C; and Annie Wildermuth, MMS, PA-C, RD, were awarded a pilot grant from the Central State Center for Agricultural Safety. The purpose of their grant, “Improving Agricultural Worker Health and Safety Awareness through Multimodal, Case-Based Physician Assistant Education,” is to improve health outcomes of patients in Midwest agricultural communities through… Continue Reading

Celebrating #PAWeek: The future of ultrasound in PA education

More from our Physician Assistant (PA) students, in celebration of National PA Week: Ultrasound is a medical tool that uses high frequency sound waves to provide real-time images to the provider. It is a technique used in the treatment and diagnosis of several conditions because it is able to give health care professionals insight into problems with organs, vessels, and tissues without making any incisions…. Continue Reading