College of Allied Health Professions

Two researchers in the CAHP to be honored

Joseph Norman, PhD, and Laura Bilek, PhD

UNMC Today recently highlighted two of our researchers in the College of Allied Health Professions who will be honored at a ceremony for UNMC’s 2016 research awards. Joseph Norman, PhD, professor in physical therapy education will receive a Distinguished Scientist Award. The Distinguished Scientist Award, which is sponsored by the chancellor, recognizes researchers who have been among the most productive scientists in the country during… Continue Reading

Becker starts new year with a bang

Betsy Becker with her book.

Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, assistant professor in the CAHP division of physical therapy education, started 2017 with a grant and a new book! Dr. Becker was selected to receive a grant from the Education Section of the American Physical Therapy Association for her research project, Early Career Faculty LINK: Leveraging Individual Network Knowledge. This study will explore early career physical therapy faculty in programs… Continue Reading

Straube wins prestigious scholarship

Jamie Straube

Physical therapy student Jamie Straube was one of 12 students nationally to earn Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Scholarships of Excellence. The awards go to students deemed to have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in allied health. Jamie was chosen by the ASAHP scholarship committee because she epitomizes academic achievement, service to her school and to the community, leadership, diversity in… Continue Reading