College of Allied Health Professions

Completion Ceremony for IPAP Baccalaureate

In August, Kate West, DMSc, PA-C, represented UNMC and the College at the Interservice Physician Assistant Program’s (IPAP) Completion Ceremony. There, at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 53 service members received their Bachelor of Science degree from UNMC. IPAP is the largest PA program in the country, and graduates three classes per year.  The graduates completed phase 1 of their physician assistant education… Continue Reading

Mary Matthiessen named 2022 CAHP Distinguished Administrative Professional

Mary Matthiessen

written by Rachel Korman – Communications intern Mary Matthiessen is the 2022 recipient of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) Distinguished Administrative Professional award. This award recognizes a CAHP employee who exemplifies the ITEACH Values and who improves the college and/or its programs.  Using the lens of Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, and Healing (ITEACH), Mary’s nominators called out her vital role in leading the… Continue Reading

Bills selected for National DEI Summit

Sara Bills

Physical Therapy Associate Director Sara Bills, DPT, recently participated in a summit sponsored by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) National Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission (NEDIC). Dr. Bills was selected for this invitation-only event based on her leadership, impact, and influence in increasing racial/ethnic diversity in the health professions. Dr. Bills was able to share her experiences developing and implementing holistic admissions… Continue Reading