College of Allied Health Professions

Perfusion student garners national award

Jennifer Gavin-Veyna

First year clinical perfusion student Jennifer Gavin-Venya is the recipient of the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology (AmSECT) Safety Committee Essay award. AmSECT is the national professional society for perfusion. Not only was Jennifer awarded a financial scholarship, but her work will be published in the AmSECT Today digital magazine, as well. Clinical Perfusion Program Director Scott Sanderson said, “Being published and recognized by your… Continue Reading

Sedentary behavior the topic of funded NIH study

Many of us spend much of our day sitting. But how much is too much when it comes to our health? Can spending just a little less time sitting improve our health? Assistant Dean for Research in the College of Allied Health Professions Yvonne Golightly, PhD, and her team want to find out. Sedentary behavior means sitting, reclining, or lying down and using very little… Continue Reading

Welcome new staff: Catarina “Cat” Francisco

Cat Francisco

Catarina “Cat” Francisco, BS, began working as a Student Service Associate at the College of Allied Health Professions on January 9th, 2023. In 2017, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is currently pursuing an academic master’s degree in Counseling at UNO, with a focus on Student Affairs and Higher Education. Prior to joining UNMC, she spent… Continue Reading