College of Allied Health Professions

Students’ food drive a success

In mid-November, students from various CAHP programs ran a campus-wide food drive for Thanksgiving. They collected a total of 663 items: 555 in Omaha and 108 in Kearney. The drive was sponsored by SUN-APTA, the Students of the University of Nebraska-American Physical Therapy Association, as a fall philanthropy project. Donations went to Heartland Hope Mission in Omaha and to Kearney Jubilee Center. The students made… Continue Reading

Grammer elected to national board

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences, was elected to the national Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors to begin January 2021. The Board administers the Association’s financial affairs, appoints standing and ad hoc committees, and conducts all Association business between membership meetings. PAEA has considerable influence on educational policy and promoting innovation… Continue Reading

Medical Nutrition Attends FNCE — Virtually

submitted by Mariah Jackson The Medical Nutrition Education Division has six nutrition research abstracts accepted to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), to be presented this October. FNCE is one of the world’s largest meetings of food and nutrition experts. More than 10,000 registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition researchers, and health-care providers typically flock to a major city every… Continue Reading