College of Allied Health Professions

Collaboration turns into Recognition

A new collaboration between Pat Hageman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Michael Yoerger, MA, and Liz Wellsandt, PT, PhD, examined 30-month weight loss and weight maintenance outcomes of women with obesity and physician-diagnosed arthritis. Their findings showed that women who have weight losses of ≥ 5% of baseline body weight had clinically relevant improvements in blood pressure, HDL, and self-reported physical function. This team was selected as… Continue Reading

Linsey Donner honored with 2018 Shirley Nobel Award

Linsey Donner, assistant professor and microbiology coordinator in the Medical Laboratory Science program, received the 2018 Shirley Noble Award at the 2018 Nebraska Laboratory Spring Meeting. This award recognizes an American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Nebraska member who actively promotes the laboratory profession. The member acts as a positive role model and mentor to members of the society and laboratory students as did its namesake,… Continue Reading

Perfusion student awarded first place scholarship for presentation

Clinical perfusion student Halle Swann garnered first place for the 2018 Ken Farmer Memorial Scholarship at the Sanibel Symposium perfusion meeting in Fort Myers, FL on April 7, 2018. Swann presented a unique case experience from Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha entitled “Dual Arterial Cannulation for Aortic Arch Repair in an Infant- Avoiding Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest.”