College of Allied Health Professions

UNMC-ya later takes 4th in marathon relay

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Kevin Howard, Melissa Dorr, Jon Kilstrom, Carey Wheelhouse,  and Carey’s husband, Pete, completed the Wabash Trace Nature Trail Marathon Relay in Iowa. Their team, “UNMC-ya later,” placed 4th out of 19 relay teams with a finish time of 3:44:59. Their per mile pace was 8:36.

Candygram Valentines benefit Ronald McDonald House

In February, the CAHP Employee Wellness Committee encouraged everyone to “spread love and gratitude” with a thank-you candygram on Valentine’s Day. Recipients received a carnation, small bag of candy, and a thank-you from the sender, but the event was also a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. The committee delivered 50 candygrams in Kearney and 118 in Omaha, and they donated $388 to the Ronald… Continue Reading

Tower Trek Triumph

What has 40 floors (870 steps) and shoots 633 feet into the Omaha sky? It’s the First National Bank building, and the home of the annual Trek Up the Tower event, which supports WELLCOM, a nonprofit organization dedicated to worksite wellness. Saturday, February 17, 2018, marked another triumph for our CAHP 14-person tower trekking team. “I’m so pleased we had so many members of the… Continue Reading