College of Allied Health Professions

Karen Honeycutt named Educator Laureate for 2017

Karen Honeycutt, associate professor and program director in the UNMC Division of Medical Laboratory Science in the College of Allied Health Professions, has been named UNMC’s 2017 Varner Educator Laureate. She will be honored, along with six fellow faculty members, at the Academic Affairs Impact in Education Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. on Jan. 11 in the Durham Research Center Auditorium. Read full article in… Continue Reading

Welcome new faculty: Amanda Stastny

Amanda Stastny, MLS(ASCP)CM, MBCM, recently joined our Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) faculty. She graduated from our MLS program in 2014 and since then has been working in medical microbiology at Nebraska Medicine. “I have strong interests in technology, microscopy, and active learning, so I’m excited to begin working on the microscopy imaging project for the MLS department!” she said. “My significant other, Dan, and I… Continue Reading

MLS student’s licensure opinion article published

Kathleen Cheney

Kathleen Cheney, one of our Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Degree Advancement Option (DAO) students, recently published a short article in the Colorado Clinical Laboratorian ASCLS quarterly publication. The article, “To Licensure or Not to Licensure,” is an opinion paper about personnel licensure for laboratory professionals. “This was a follow-up to an assignment,” said assistant professor and MLS education coordinator, Sandy Latshaw. “Students must investigate the… Continue Reading