College of Allied Health Professions

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

Come Home to Primary Care: 2nd Conference in the works

Michelle Buller (Union College), Michael Huckabee (UNMC), Joan Husted (UNMC), Wade Nilson (University of South Dakota), (Liliana Bronner (UNMC), Mark Moran (Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee), Laura Delaney (Des Moines University), Kyle Meyer (UNMC), Patricia Dieter (Duke University) and Gina Brown (Wichita State University). Other committee members not pictured are David Asprey (University of Iowa), Geri Finn and Lois Colburn (both UNMC).

Recently the Conference Planning Committee representing eight PA programs from across the country met in Omaha to set the agenda for the second Advancing Rural Primary Care Conference. Scheduled for March 23-24, 2017, in Omaha, the conference focuses on the effective utilization of physician assistants in rural primary care teams. Including support from a federal primary care grant, PA programs cosponsoring the conference with UNMC… Continue Reading

2016 Annual CAHP Awards and Forum

Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Research Award

The annual College of Allied Health Professions Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 1:05 p.m. to 2:00 p.m in MSC 3002. This year’s recipient of the CAHP Excellence in Research Award is Katherine J. Jones, PT, PhD, associate professor in the physical therapy education program. This award recognizes significant research contributions and addition to the knowledge of the clinical, scientific,… Continue Reading