College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new staff: Melanie Johnson

Melanie Johnson recently joined the CAHP as education coordinator for the Genetic Counseling and Occupational Therapy programs. She previously managed the customer service department of a manufacturing lab in Omaha. More about Melanie in her own words: “I moved from Minnesota to Omaha 23 years ago when I met my husband to whom I’ve been married for 20 years. We have two daughters and one… Continue Reading

Holly Zimmerman to lead genetic counseling master’s program

When Holly Zimmerman was an undergraduate student at the University of Southern Mississippi, she took a genetics class in her sophomore year. Little did she know it then, that class would provide the impetus for a career that would make her, for a time, the only genetic counselor in the state of Mississippi, and now, a decade later, the founding director of the new UNMC… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Holly Zimmerman

Holly Zimmerman, MS, CGC, recently joined the College of Allied Health Professions as an Assistant Professor and inaugural director of the Genetic Counseling program planned to accept its first class in fall of 2019. Holly earned her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of South Carolina in 2007. Originally from Mississippi, she has spent the last ten years at the University of… Continue Reading