College of Allied Health Professions

Kilstrom runs half-marathon – Dam to Dam

Last Saturday, Jon Kilstrom, MPAS, PA-C, assistant professor in physician assistant education, finished the 38th annual Dam to Dam half marathon. His sister, Erica White, ran it with him. The 13.1 mile race goes from the Saylorville Dam to downtown Des Moines, IA. If you’re counting, that’s roughly 27,700 steps, and this year’s race was the 7th warmest on record. Wow! Congratulations, Jon and Erica!

Real heroes of medical education

The Omaha World Herald recently ran an editorial, Real heroes of medical education, written by Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate program director in physician assistant (PA) education. In it, Mathews described the extraordinary value to students in health professions of simulation patients and anatomical donors. Those heroes generally go unrecognized, but not so last week. Michael Huckabee, PhD, PA-C, director of the PA program,… Continue Reading

Busy weekend of awards for MITS students and faculty

Submitted by Tanya Custer As in past years, the 86th Annual Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technology Annual Conference in Kearney, NE, was very successful for our Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences (MITS) students and faculty. Photos on Flickr>> Tanya Custer, Christina Gregg, Ellie Miller, Kim Michael, Tammy Webster, Stephanie Vas, Jim Temme, Greg Karst, PhD, Russell Buzalko, PhD, along with all of the senior radiography… Continue Reading