College of Allied Health Professions

Welcome new faculty: Nicole Insinger

Our Clinical Perfusion program recently added a new faculty member, Nicole Insinger, MPS, CCP, LP. Here’s more about Nicole in her own words: I was born and raised in Omaha, Neb. I attended UNL, where I received my Bachelor of Science in Biology with minors in Biochemistry and Spanish. After graduating from UNL, I decided to attend UNMC where I received my Master of Perfusion… Continue Reading

American Lung Association funds grant to study nutrition and asthma in pregnant women

Jana Ponce, PhD, and Corri Hanson, PhD, are co-investigators on the recently funded grant, “Influence of Omega-3 Status on Asthma Health During Pregnancy,” from the American Lung Association. This 2-year, $95,000 grant is a collaboration with Mount Sinai and Duke University. Dr. Hanson explains the study in layman’s terms: Pregnant women with asthma are at higher risk for poor asthma control. This can have have… Continue Reading

CAPTURE Falls Team presents at virtual summit

Vicki Kennel, PhD, Dawn Venema, PhD, and Anne Skinner recently gave an invited presentation at a national conference due to their work on the CAPTURE Falls project. They presented, “Team Learning from Falls: A Safe Table,” at the Patient Safety Evaluation System 2022 Virtual Summit on May 25, 2022. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Hospital Quality Institute and the Alliance for Quality Improvement… Continue Reading