College of Allied Health Professions

MITS honors student with rededication

From left, Dawn Lisec's parents Darlene and Leonard with James Temme, associate director of the UNMC Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences.

Earlier this month, the UNMC Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences (MITS) held a rededication of a memorial honoring student Dawn Lisec. The department had planted a tree and placed a plaque in 1994 in honor of Lisec, who graduated from the radiography program that year and had just begun the diagnostic medical sonography program when she suffered an asthma attack and then died… Continue Reading

Fell receives Lifetime Achievement Award from ASCP

photo of Linda Fell

Linda Fell, director emerita of our clinical laboratory science (CLS) program (now medical laboratory science), received the 2016 Member Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The award was presented at ASCP’s annual meeting held last month in Las Vegas. Read full article in UNMC Today>>

Dorrs run for cancer awareness

Melissa Dorr and sons at the Boxer 500.

On Sunday, August 14, 2016,  physician assistant clinical education associate, Melissa Dorr, and her son, Anthony, participated in the “Boxer 500” with the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Team. Anthony completed the Kids Dash and Melissa completed the 5K. The event is a fundraiser for the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force, to raise awareness for colorectal cancer. Participants are encouraged to draw attention… Continue Reading