College of Allied Health Professions

Bileks help Titans bring home the gold

Lauren and Anna Bilek

Saturday, June 11, 2016 was a proud day for Laura Bilek, PT, PhD, associate dean for research, and her daughters, Anna and Lauren. The girls helped the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Titans win the Class 2-A state soccer tournament championship, beating Pella 5-0. This was the 10th straight shutout for the team and the first championship in Lewis Central history! The school had never won… Continue Reading

Julie Morbach joins RSTE faculty in Kearney

Julie Morbach

Julie Morbach, MA, RT(R)(RDMS) recently joined the CAHP as RSTE faculty for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging programs at the Kearney campus.  Julie earned a Bachelor’s in Radiologic Technology with the emphasis in Sonography and her Master’s at University of Nebraska – Lincoln in Educational Administration. She has worked in various roles as a sonographer: rural, urban, mobile and teaching. “I’ve been… Continue Reading

Karen Honeycutt named Gilg Professor

From left, Msgr. James Gilg, son of Clarence and Nelle Gilg; Dr. Gerry Christensen, husband of Mary Clare Haven; Mary Clare Haven, daughter of Clarence and Nelle Gilg; Karen Honeycutt, inaugural Gilg Professor; Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions.

From left, Msgr. James Gilg, son of Clarence and Nelle Gilg; Dr. Gerry Christensen, husband of Mary Clare Haven; Mary Clare Haven, daughter of Clarence and Nelle Gilg; Karen Honeycutt, inaugural Gilg Professor; Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions.

Karen Honeycutt, associate professor and program director of medical laboratory science education, has been named the inaugural Clarence and Nelle Gilg Professor for Teaching Excellence and Innovation in Allied Health. Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., dean of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP), said Honeycutt was an ideal choice for the post. “Karen is the quintessential innovator,” Dr. Meyer said. “She has literally changed the way… Continue Reading