University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Extended Family

Alyx Jorgensen, DPT, named recipient of APTA’s Mary McMillan Scholarship Award

by Pat Hageman, PhD, and Liz Wellsandt, PhD Alyx Jorgensen, PT, DPT, (CAHP PT Class of 2023) was recently named recipient of the national Mary McMillan Scholarship award, considered the most prestigious award given to a student by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and placing her as one of only a few students awarded […]

Aug 17, 2023

portrait of Alyx Jorgensen

Time to “Paws” and Relax

written by Marcela Williams The Physical Therapy (PT) students on the Omaha campus were invited to “Paws” and Relax with therapy dogs from various therapy organizations. Therapy dogs are specially trained to provide comfort, affection and promote well-being. Many PT students stopped in to experience some relaxation time with these awesome pups! This will hopefully […]

Apr 4, 2023

therapy dog and student

Get ready to Rock Your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

by Genetic Counseling students Ivy Johnson and Lupe Rodriguez Many of us have heard of Down syndrome, but if someone asked you about it, would you be able to explain what it is? As World Down Syndrome Day approaches, now is the time to learn more so you can educate your friends, family, and coworkers.  […]

Mar 17, 2023