College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Meghan Okrina

Meghan Okrina, MBA, recently joined the CAHP as finance administrator. Here’s more about Meghan in her own words: Born and raised in Omaha, I took a chance and moved to Phoenix in 2013. I completed my MBA at the University of Arizona in 2017, while simultaneously working for UA’s College of Medicine in Phoenix. It was during this time that I discovered I could combine… Continue Reading

Students’ food drive a success

In mid-November, students from various CAHP programs ran a campus-wide food drive for Thanksgiving. They collected a total of 663 items: 555 in Omaha and 108 in Kearney. The drive was sponsored by SUN-APTA, the Students of the University of Nebraska-American Physical Therapy Association, as a fall philanthropy project. Donations went to Heartland Hope Mission in Omaha and to Kearney Jubilee Center. The students made… Continue Reading

Grammer elected to national board

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences, was elected to the national Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors to begin January 2021. The Board administers the Association’s financial affairs, appoints standing and ad hoc committees, and conducts all Association business between membership meetings. PAEA has considerable influence on educational policy and promoting innovation… Continue Reading