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UNMC DPT Program making an impact with Lifestyle Medicine

by Tessa Wells, PT, DPT It’s no secret that the healthcare sector in the United States is a challenging environment to be in, regardless of your role. The population is getting sicker, the costs are rising higher, and provider morale is dipping lower. A few years ago the UNMC physical therapy education program asked a […]

Jul 9, 2024

American College of Lifestyle Medicine logo

Grant Examines Ramifications of Color Vision Deficiency in Health Education Programs

Faculty from the Medical Laboratory Science and the Diagnostic Cytology programs teamed up for a study under a grant from the UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators. Linsey Donner, PhD, Maheswari Mukherjee, PhD, Ashley Eichelberg, Marnie Imhoff, Kevin McGuire, C.J. Woslager, DC, received an IAE Education Research Grant titled, “Color Deficiency Survey: A Review of Medical […]

Jul 8, 2024

MLS students at microscopes

Drs. Kennel and Venema Share Falls Expertise with Iowa Critical Access and Small Rural Hospitals

For over a decade, the Collaboration and Proactive Teamwork Used to REduce (CAPTURE) Falls Program has existed to conduct research related to falls in hospitalized patients as well as provide quality improvement support to Nebraska Critical Access Hospitals. CAPTURE Falls is currently led by Victoria Kennel, PhD, and Dawn Venema, PhD. Matt McManigal provides support […]

Jun 18, 2024

Vicki Kennel, PhD, and Dawn Venema, PhD